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how can i adjust the resolution on my laptop?im using hp...the highest default resolution is just 800x600...its too small for small for my LC's screen...can i adjust it about 1200x768 or the like...how???pls help me...ty
You may need update your xorg.conf for the actual graphics card you have or possibly download some additional drivers. Sounds like the installer punted to VGA resolution so you would at least see something.
If you tell us what distribution of Linux you installed and also what graphics card it has, someone may be able to assist you.
For future reference, saying "I'm using HP" is like saying "My computer runs on electricity". It doesn't help at all.
Doing a Google search that includes your Linux distro, your computer model and graphics card info will probably turn up quite a bit of information that you might find useful.
I have the same problem as ynael.
I tried Ubuntu, Kubuntu and now Xubuntu, but keep running into the
same 800x600 problem.
I have been googleling for 2 days and I do mean 48 hrs. I have had very little sleep. This is like an obsession, there has to be a solution to this.I have read about SAX2 and Bullet Proof X, but
being totally new at this I haven't been able to resolve this issue.
I have a Toshiba Satellite A-20 PSA 20C 02HKQP
with a Trident CyberAladdin-P4 V.6.4612.22ICD_SE_NP.
If someone has a solution, I would need detailed step by step
instructions as I am a "Total Newbie", but I do want to make the switch. I have had enough with Microsoft.
Sorry for the long posting but I am desperate.
Thank You in advance.
ex XP user!!!