[xubuntu-users] video problem
norman at littletank.org
Mon Jun 4 08:08:13 UTC 2012
On 04/06/12 08:52, TOM TOM wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 9:01 AM, Benoit <frombenny at aliceadsl.fr
> <mailto:frombenny at aliceadsl.fr>> wrote:
> 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
>> 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?
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> Norman, have you tried going to Settings Manager -> Display and see if
> you can change the resolution
> OR if two monitors are detected instead of one.
> Even though I have only one monitor, ubuntu made default a second fake
> one with small resolution
> so I had to switch the default to my real one! See if the same applies
> to you.
Thanks Tom Tom, why is it that, so often, it's the obvious that works
but we always look first for the most complicated? I changed the setting
and all is well.
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