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Old 09-22-2010, 08:20 PM   #1
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Screen broken into sections


I just installed ubuntu 9.1 on an inspiron 4000. The screen looks like like its been split and I can't see the options to try to change display options. I have uploaded a picture from my phone. It kinda sucks but it's there.

I have tried "sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg". this gives me nothing but an empty prompt.
I have also tried "sudo nano /etc/X11/xorg.conf". this gives me box where I can type but enter doesn't make it submit, just moves down a line and there is no information there like it seems there should be.

I got to the display preferences and it says the monitor is unknown. changing the display resolution does not fix it.

FIXED by going here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.p...87#post5182387
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Last edited by Linux?; 09-22-2010 at 09:59 PM. Reason: fixed problem
 
Old 09-23-2010, 06:18 AM   #2
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