Xubuntu video display completely screwed

Nils Kassube kassube at gmx.net
Tue Apr 28 18:57:31 UTC 2009

Dave M G wrote:
> > sudo lshw -C display
> It says it's an Intel 82852/855GM Integrated Graphics Device.
> > in a terminal. And perhaps you could add a previously working
> > xorg.conf file.
> Because I'm working off the command line, it's kind of difficult to
> get anything off the computer via network.

Maybe you could use a USB stick or something like that? Or login from 
another machine via SSH.

> Is there a particular section of the file I could reproduce here for
> you?

Actually I'm no expert for X configuration but I had some hope that some 
expert would get an idea what went wrong with your machine. I think the 
sections Device, Monitor and Screen are relevant for your problem.


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