Can't get resolution higher than 640x480 after playing Frets on Fire

Ruud Jansen rd.jansen at
Sun Jan 4 14:53:55 UTC 2009

2009/1/3 Manish Sinha < at>:
> Ruud Jansen wrote:
>> Hi,
>> After a game of Frets on Fire (fullscreen in 640x480), I am not able
>> to reset the resolution back to the original resolution. When I go to
>> System > Preferences > Screen Resolution, I can only choose 640x480
>> and 320x240. Restarting X and rebooting didn't fix the problem.
>> I am using the nvidia-glx-173 driver, but reconfiguring or
>> reinstalling that driver doesn't seem to fix the problem.
>> When I started using Linux I just changed my xorg.conf for configuring
>> the screen resolutions. But since that is rather empty, I have no idea
>> where to add extra screen resolutions.
>> Some help would really be appreciated.
>> Thanks,
> Would be better if you get the nvidia-glx-177 driver. I use that and get
> resolution upto 1024 x 768

I just installed the nvidia-glx-177 driver, and indeed I can set the
resolution to 1024x768. But the resolution used to be 1440x900. So
everythings looks too wide now, but at least I can use the graphical
interface properly again. Maybe I should just reinstall... :(
Ruud Jansen

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