[xubuntu-users] video problem

Benoit frombenny at aliceadsl.fr
Mon Jun 4 06:01:01 UTC 2012

Google your monitor' model + xorg.conf.

I had some issues me too with my old CRT monitor. Here's the content of 
my xorg.conf (/etc/X11/xorg.conf) :

    Section "Monitor"
         Identifier     "Monitor"
         VendorName     "CTX"
         ModelName      "VL700"
         HorizSync       30.0 - 70.0
         VertRefresh     50.0 - 160.0
         Option         "DPMS"

    Section "Device"
         Identifier     "Device0"
         Driver         "nvidia"
         VendorName     "NVIDIA Corporation"
         BoardName      "GeForce 7025 / nForce 630a"
         Option    "NoLogo"    "True"

    Section "Screen"
         Identifier     "Screen0"
         Device         "Device0"
         Monitor        "Monitor"
         Option         "metamodes" "1024x768_85 +0+0"
         SubSection     "Display"
             Depth       24

Works fine with Xubuntu but now in Ubuntu, the "metamodes" isn't working 
with Gnome 3.


Le 03/06/2012 19:56, Norman Silverstone a écrit :
> This afternoon, using the latest up to date version of Xubuntu with an 
> Asus P8H 61-MLE MB in my PC, for the first time I connected to a 
> Hyundai monitor. To my great disappointment the screen display is not 
> as it should be. For example, a playing card instead of being 
> rectangular is square. When I have had similar problems with Windows I 
> have dealt with things quite adequately by installing drivers which 
> came with the motherboard. On checking the CD for this MB there is a 
> folder labeled LiuxDrivers and inside the folder is a text file which 
> reads:- Note: Please update to the latest Linux Kernel for motherboard 
> chipset and components support.
> Now I am puzzled, I assumed that I had the latest Linux Kernel 
> installed but perhaps I haven't. What would be the best way of getting 
> this problem sorted out, please?
> Norman
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