U11.10 Screen Refresh Rate

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Mon Sep 26 00:19:09 UTC 2011

On 09/25/2011 12:28 PM, Colin Law wrote:
> On 25 September 2011 19:54, Koh Choon Lin <2choonlin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi
>> How do I go about changing my refresh rate, from 60 to 75,
>> permanently? I read some suggesting changing a startup script and
>> using xrandr to switch while others suggested using xorg.conf, which
>> is not present and I do not wish to use for purist sake. Are there
>> more ways to change rates?
>> Does X detect the optimal rates (with a + sign) every time it starts
>> or does it use a preconfigured source?
>> In U11.04, I note that the Monitor Setting GUI has an option to
>> configure the rate. Does it use xrandr in a startup script to set it
>> too?
> 11.10 has the monitor settings GUI also to do this.  In System
> Settings > Monitors I think, or it may be Screens or Displays I forget
> which.

Actually 11.10 does not (at least not in the most recently updated
(today) version that I use for testing in VirtualBox. The only settings are:
- Resolution
- Rotation
Does yours show something different?

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