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Old 08-30-2005, 05:17 AM   #1
tsissus
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Ubuntu Linux + Acer Travelmate 230XC


I have a problem.

I have Ubuntu installed as other system on my laptop. XP PRo is the other, it works fine.

Installation went very smooth BUT i cant get a) sounds work b) RESOLUTION to 1024x768....ITS 640x480...KILLING ME !

Im very close to deleting the whole ubuntu, but liked it very much when my friend installed it

Anyone have drivers for my laptop and xorg.conf file to distribute ?

PLEASE HELP ME !!!!!!!!!!!!!

Last edited by tsissus; 08-30-2005 at 05:19 AM.
 
Old 09-02-2005, 06:49 PM   #2
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It'd help if you knew what kind of video and sound cards are in there. You should be able to find that out by looking in the control panel in windows. You could also type lspci at the command prompt in Ubuntu...it'll output a list of everything on the PCI bus in your machine.
 
Old 09-02-2005, 07:31 PM   #3
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Does your /etc/X11/xorg.conf have a section that looks like this?

Section "Monitor"
Indentifier "Monitor1"
HorizSync 31 - 48
VertRefresh 50-60
ModelName "1024X768@60HZ"
Option "DPMS"
VendorName "--> VESA"
UseModes "Modes1"
EndSection

I got that from a page about installing Gentoo on the same Acer computer you listed

It's the HorizSync and VertRefresh ranges that usually are key in determining the resolution and proper refresh rate.

I don't know much about sound, but I'm sure if you do a Google search for "sound" in the Ubuntu Forums, you should be able to find something good.
 
  


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