[SATLUG] Need more resolution choices

Andrew Pickens wg5o at sbcglobal.net
Wed Aug 27 19:58:35 CDT 2008


Thanks.  I've spent a lot of time sifting thru the forms, with no luck, 
so far.

Andy

pixelnate at gmail.com wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-08-27 at 17:57 -0500, Andrew Pickens wrote:
>   
>> I'm using 32-bit Ubuntu 8.04.  I can change the resolution in System, 
>> Preferences, Screen Resolution, but only 800x600 and 640x480 are 
>> offered. Can someone tell me how to increase these resolution choices, 
>> please?
>>     
>
> Sounds like your monitor wasn't detected properly. You'll need to figure
> out the horizontal and vertical ranges of frequencies and add those to
> your xorg.conf file. You'll also need to add your target resolutions
> further down where all the other resolutions are listed. You could
> probably find exact instructions somewhere on the ubuntu forums. This
> question has been asked 1,000,000 + 1 times there. You might even find
> the exact info for your monitor as well.
>
>
>
> ~Nate
>
>   


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