9.04 Display Problem

Jaspreet Singh me at jassi.info
Sat Apr 25 08:34:19 UTC 2009

try changing the monitor, i guess that your monitor might be out of date to
be recognised by the ubuntu display...

On Sat, Apr 25, 2009 at 7:49 AM, John Graddy <jwgraddy at valornet.com> wrote:

> After several major releases of Ubuntu, one finally doesn't work on my
> system.  I have become so spoiled by all of the past success of Ubuntu
> installations that I have neglected to learn much about the actual
> operating system and am therefore not knowledgeable enough to get over
> this hump by myself.
> When I boot the live CD, I get a blank screen.  If I select basic
> graphics at boot time, I get a 600x800 display. When I attempt to change
> the display settings (system administration-> display), I get an
> "unrecognized monitor" message.  When I attempt to gedit the x
> configuration file (to see if there is anything obvious wrong) I get the
> following"
> " GTK Warning : cannot open display"
> I've googled these messgaes and get a lot of hits, but, none of them has
> been very helpful.  Any help would be greatly appreciated.  I have a
> second (more modern) system that works fine with the same live CD.
> Thanks,
> John
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