How to change resolution of login screen (i.e. gdm)?

Richard Mancusi vrman49 at
Mon Oct 13 16:26:59 UTC 2008

On Mon, Oct 13, 2008 at 11:12, Chris G <cl at> wrote:
> On my old (Fedora) system when I changed the system resolution it
> changed it for everything, including the gnome login screen.  This
> doesn't seem to happen with Ubuntu, the login screen stays obstinately
> at a rather low (and grotty) resolution and only when the user desktop
> starts up does it switch to my normal 1600x1200.
> Is there no way to avoid the resolution switch between logon and user
> desktop?
> --
> Chris Green

If Startup-Manager isn't there, install via:
System/Administration/Synaptic Package Manager

You can do many things there including limiting the number of
kernels shown at boot (Advance tab).  This was a question from
a different thread.


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