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Old 02-11-2008, 01:35 PM   #1
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gOS / Ubuntu: Widescreen cut off

I've seen this addressed here before, but not in any way that has been helpful to me.

I recently installed gOS 2 beta for testing purposes (I normally use Ubuntu Hardy 8.04a3), which appears to be based off of Ubuntu 7.10. I have an ATI Radeon 7500 card and LG 194WT widescreen LCD display, native resolution 1440 x 900, which works excellently in Ubuntu Hardy. In gOS, however, it seems to produce a "squished" image with black bars on both sides. I say "squished" because the screenshots I've taken of my desktop turn out to be 1440 x 900 PNG files and the monitor reports getting 1440 x 900 @ 60 Hz; however, both sides of the screen have pure black (more on the left than the right). Also, the gOS Set Resolution dialog shows i t being at 1440 x 900.

This is my xorg.conf file:

Section "Files"

Section "InputDevice"
	Identifier	"Generic Keyboard"
	Driver		"kbd"
	Option		"CoreKeyboard"
	Option		"XkbRules"	"xorg"
	Option		"XkbModel"	"pc105"
	Option		"XkbLayout"	"us"

Section "InputDevice"
	Identifier	"Configured Mouse"
	Driver		"mouse"
	Option		"CorePointer"
	Option		"Device"		"/dev/input/mice"
	Option		"Protocol"		"ImPS/2"
	Option		"ZAxisMapping"		"4 5"
	Option		"Emulate3Buttons"	"true"

Section "InputDevice"
	Driver		"wacom"
	Identifier	"stylus"
	Option		"Device"	"/dev/input/wacom"
	Option		"Type"		"stylus"
	Option		"ForceDevice"	"ISDV4"		# Tablet PC ONLY

Section "InputDevice"
	Driver		"wacom"
	Identifier	"eraser"
	Option		"Device"	"/dev/input/wacom"
	Option		"Type"		"eraser"
	Option		"ForceDevice"	"ISDV4"		# Tablet PC ONLY

Section "InputDevice"
	Driver		"wacom"
	Identifier	"cursor"
	Option		"Device"	"/dev/input/wacom"
	Option		"Type"		"cursor"
	Option		"ForceDevice"	"ISDV4"		# Tablet PC ONLY

Section "Device"
	Identifier	"ATI Technologies Inc Radeon RV200 QW [Radeon 7500]"
	Driver		"ati"
	BusID		"PCI:1:0:0"

Section "Monitor"
	Identifier	"Generic Monitor"
	Option		"DPMS"
	HorizSync	30-70
	VertRefresh	50-160

Section "Screen"
	Identifier	"Default Screen"
	Device		"ATI Technologies Inc Radeon RV200 QW [Radeon 7500]"
	Monitor		"Generic Monitor"
	DefaultDepth	24

Section "ServerLayout"
	Identifier	"Default Layout"
	Screen		"Default Screen"
	InputDevice	"Generic Keyboard"
	InputDevice	"Configured Mouse"

# Uncomment if you have a wacom tablet
#	InputDevice     "stylus"	"SendCoreEvents"
#	InputDevice     "cursor"	"SendCoreEvents"
#	InputDevice     "eraser"	"SendCoreEvents"
Copying my Ubuntu Hardy xorg.conf file results in X not starting up, so I have to use the one above for now. Any solutions?


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