[SOLVED] Re: Changing monitor resolution on 12.04

Liam Proven lproven at gmail.com
Thu Dec 13 18:03:44 UTC 2012

On 13 December 2012 18:00, Jim Byrnes <jf_byrnes at comcast.net> wrote:
> It was that simple.  Swapping in the xorg.conf from 10.04 worked.  After
> making the change I restarted.  When the system came back up it  popped up
> an error dialog saying something about unable to use stored configurations,
> BUT I had 1920x1080 on both monitors. I re-booted again so I could write
> down the exact error message wording, but on the re-boot there was no error
> message so I guess all is well.


In the early days of Ubuntu, I used to install SUSE just to use its
monitor tools to set up my screens right, then copy xfree86.conf
across from SUSE to Ubuntu. Easiest way to get it right.

That's without the nightmare of Matrox proprietary drivers. I shudder
at the memory...

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