New to linux/unbuntu need help screen res set too high cant log in!

Juan De Mola juan.demola at
Mon Apr 13 00:51:31 UTC 2009

Try starting in graphic safe mode. The option is on the grub menu that
you can get pressing esc in 1st boot screen. You will be able to log
in and edit the x config file.

NOTE: Is Ubuntu not uNbuntu.

On 4/12/09, Ed Oneill <kodiack91 at> wrote:
> I am a newbie and do dot know much at all about how to use this os.
> I was showing a friend how unbuntu worked and he was trying it to see if it
> would work for him he does a lot of photo editing and he changed screen
> resolution to a size not supported by my  screen! tried to research and
> follow some of the advice I found on web but nothing seemed to work! I am
> useing Unbuntu 8.10 and need to change the resolution of the screen from the
> log in screen or the failsafe terminal any help would be great!
> as of right now I have a big problem! a really big problem!!! res. is much
> too high!
> I don"t know much of anything about useing the terminal!
> very basic instructions step by step would be greatly appreciated!!!
>                                                                  Thanks in
> advance!!
> ED

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