U11.10 Screen Refresh Rate

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Mon Sep 26 09:36:42 UTC 2011

On 26 September 2011 10:12, 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?
>> --------
>> $ xrandr
>> Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1280 x 1024
>> VGA-0 connected 1280x1024+0+0
>>   1280x1024      60.0*+   75.0
>>   1280x960       60.0
>>   1152x864       75.0
>> --------
>> @OP again, out of interest why do you want to change the rate?
> I found that higher rate is better for me visually. From my xrandr
> output above, my ATI card can support 75Hz rate but its running at 60
> now. Indeed, I can xrandr it to 75 now but the setting would be gone
> on the next reboot.
> By the way, any suggestion on which startup script would be best to
> place the xrandr command, ie. rc.local, Xsession, etc?

I would initially file a bug and hope that there may be a solution
before release, rather than trying to find a workaround which may be
redundant in a few weeks.  If you have a command line fix then for the
moment just run it in Startup Applications.


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