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Old 07-01-2008, 10:59 AM   #1
pedwily
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Resolution Problem [Ubuntu]


Well today, like an idiot, i accidentally set my resolution so small that my screen now is huge and only focuses on the center of the screen... So i cant see the "System" tab to go into my screen setting. Is there anything Windows side i can do or is there any way to get my screen setting up without being able to click on it?

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Old 07-01-2008, 11:21 AM   #2
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Hi,
press alt + f2 and type "gnome-terminal". This will open a terminal window. use the following command to open display configuration window.
$ sudo displayconfig-gtk

Change the resolution.
 
Old 07-01-2008, 12:00 PM   #3
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Old 07-01-2008, 09:44 PM   #4
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Hi,
press alt + f2 and type "gnome-terminal". This will open a terminal window. use the following command to open display configuration window.
$ sudo displayconfig-gtk

Change the resolution.
I tried that but i cant see anything. The window pops up but i cant see any of the settings...


The area i can see is so small that i cant move around to see what im clicking on/doing.
 
Old 07-01-2008, 10:56 PM   #5
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In that case you can fix the resolution from CLI. Press ctrl + alt + f1 and go to CLI. Run the following command

$ sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg

Run the defaults with hitting the <enter> button until you get the resolution option. Choose the desired resolution. Now continue with the defaults until done.
 
  


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