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

NoOp glgxg at
Sun Jan 4 20:00:07 UTC 2009

On 01/04/2009 06:53 AM, Ruud Jansen wrote:
> 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... :(

What card? As you can see, there are several different drivers intended
for specific cards:

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