[SATLUG] Need more resolution choices

pixelnate at gmail.com pixelnate at gmail.com
Thu Aug 28 21:27:04 CDT 2008


On Thu, 2008-08-28 at 20:56 -0500, Andrew Pickens wrote:
> I need a little more guidance before I put myself out of business.  I 
> did the following:
> 
> andy at Izzy:~$ sudo cvt 1024 768 60
> [sudo] password for andy:
> # 1024x768 59.92 Hz (CVT 0.79M3) hsync: 47.82 kHz; pclk: 63.50 MHz
> Modeline "1024x768_60.00"   63.50  1024 1072 1176 1328  768 771 775 798 
> -hsync +vsync


Try posting your xorg.conf file. Try sudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf  to
get there. I don't know what cvt is.

On the ubuntu forums try searching for ways to recreate your xorg file.
I believe you use the alternate install disc to start an install, and
once you have told it the resolutions you want to use and that section
is complete you can quit the installer and restart your machine with a
fresh xorg.conf file. I am sorry I don't have better info. It's been
awhile since I have had to wrestle with this, but rest assured, the
answers you are looking for really are on the ubuntu forums or in the
ubuntu wiki.



~Nate



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