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Old 07-15-2011, 02:38 PM   #1
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Screen Resolution in Ubuntu 11 - Help needed


Hi

In Ubunto 9.04 I was running in 1368 x 768, but after upgrading to 11.04 I can't jam it up to more that 1024 x 768. Why and what can I do? It's a Radeon card is there any special drivers for this and if so how do I install this?

I've looked at http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...1-04-a-878836/


lspci:
Code:
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82945G/GZ/P/PL Memory Controller Hub
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82945G/GZ/P/PL PCI Express Root Port
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Audio Controller (rev 01)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 1 (rev 01)
00:1c.4 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801GR/GH/GHM (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 5 (rev 01)
00:1c.5 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801GR/GH/GHM (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 6 (rev 01)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 01)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 01)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 01)
00:1d.3 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4 (rev 01)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 01)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 PCI Bridge (rev e1)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801GB/GR (ICH7 Family) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 01)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) IDE Controller (rev 01)
00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801GB/GR/GH (ICH7 Family) SATA IDE Controller (rev 01)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) SMBus Controller (rev 01)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc R480 [Radeon X850XT Platinum (PCIE)]
01:00.1 Display controller: ATI Technologies Inc R480 [Radeon X850XT Platinum (PCIE)] (Secondary)
05:02.0 Multimedia controller: Twinhan Technology Co. Ltd Mantis DTV PCI Bridge Controller [Ver 1.0] (rev 01)
05:04.0 Multimedia video controller: Internext Compression Inc iTVC15 MPEG-2 Encoder (rev 01)
05:08.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) LAN Controller (rev 01)
 
Old 07-15-2011, 03:41 PM   #2
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Hi

In Ubunto 9.04 I was running in 1368 x 768, but after upgrading to 11.04 I can't jam it up to more that 1024 x 768. Why and what can I do? It's a Radeon card is there any special drivers for this and if so how do I install this?

I've looked at http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...1-04-a-878836/


lspci:
Code:
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82945G/GZ/P/PL Memory Controller Hub
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82945G/GZ/P/PL PCI Express Root Port
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Audio Controller (rev 01)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 1 (rev 01)
00:1c.4 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801GR/GH/GHM (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 5 (rev 01)
00:1c.5 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801GR/GH/GHM (ICH7 Family) PCI Express Port 6 (rev 01)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #1 (rev 01)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #2 (rev 01)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #3 (rev 01)
00:1d.3 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB UHCI Controller #4 (rev 01)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 01)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 PCI Bridge (rev e1)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801GB/GR (ICH7 Family) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 01)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) IDE Controller (rev 01)
00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801GB/GR/GH (ICH7 Family) SATA IDE Controller (rev 01)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) SMBus Controller (rev 01)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc R480 [Radeon X850XT Platinum (PCIE)]
01:00.1 Display controller: ATI Technologies Inc R480 [Radeon X850XT Platinum (PCIE)] (Secondary)
05:02.0 Multimedia controller: Twinhan Technology Co. Ltd Mantis DTV PCI Bridge Controller [Ver 1.0] (rev 01)
05:04.0 Multimedia video controller: Internext Compression Inc iTVC15 MPEG-2 Encoder (rev 01)
05:08.0 Ethernet controller: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) LAN Controller (rev 01)
Have you tried this?
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Bi...erHowto/Nvidia
 
Old 07-15-2011, 05:37 PM   #3
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No!

Quote:
VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc R480 [Radeon X850XT Platinum (PCIE)]
That is the video card the OP is running, installing the nVidia drives wont work, and would make a bit of a mess.
 
Old 07-16-2011, 06:57 AM   #4
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Radeon is an ATI card can I with success use those drivers? I'm also a bit pussled, in ver. 9.10 I can get the resolution... So is there any way how I can change it through setup in files, how is this done?

/Henrik

Thanks for your help

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Old 07-16-2011, 08:08 AM   #5
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Please show us your /var/log/Xorg.0.log file and the output of 'xrandr'.

Adam
 
Old 07-16-2011, 08:53 AM   #6
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And /etc/X11/xorg.conf
 
Old 07-16-2011, 12:10 PM   #7
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/var/log/Xorg.0.log

The /var/log/Xorg.0.log is to be found here

Xorg.0.log


xrandr:
=======
Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1024 x 768, maximum 4096 x 4096
VGA-0 connected 1024x768+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 0mm x 0mm
1024x768 60.0*
800x600 60.3 56.2
848x480 60.0
640x480 59.9
S-video disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
DVI-0 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)

Last edited by hugo1677; 07-16-2011 at 12:15 PM.
 
Old 07-16-2011, 12:14 PM   #8
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And /etc/X11/xorg.conf
Does it make sense that the file is not there?

drwxr-xr-x 9 root root 4096 2011-07-14 20:18 ./
drwxr-xr-x 112 root root 4096 2011-07-16 18:00 ../
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2011-04-26 02:31 app-defaults/
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 14 2011-04-26 02:30 default-display-manager
drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4096 2011-04-26 02:27 fonts/
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 17394 2010-02-19 01:02 rgb.txt
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 13 2011-07-14 15:09 X -> /usr/bin/Xorg*
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2011-04-26 02:29 xinit/
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2011-02-08 14:27 xkb/
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 709 2010-11-02 22:17 Xreset*
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2011-07-14 20:18 Xreset.d/
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2011-07-14 20:18 Xresources/
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 3730 2010-12-02 04:34 Xsession*
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2011-07-14 20:18 Xsession.d/
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 265 2010-02-19 01:02 Xsession.options
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 601 2011-04-26 02:22 Xwrapper.config
 
Old 07-16-2011, 01:58 PM   #9
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Yes, it makes sense that the file is not there. It would appear that the radeon driver is not reading 1368x768 as a supported resolution from your monitor. You can try to force that resolution by using the xrandr command.

Try the following:

Code:
xrandr --newmode "1368x768_60.00"   85.25  1368 1440 1576 1784  768 771 781 798 -hsync +vsync
xrandr --addmode VGA-0 "1368x768_60.00"
xrandr --output VGA-0 --mode "1368x768_60.00"
Adam
 
Old 07-17-2011, 03:44 AM   #10
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Hi

Thanks for you input, though I get this feedback in the last command:
Code:
xrandr: screen cannot be larger than 1360x1360 (desired size 1368x768)

Acordingly to http://www.thinkwiki.org/wiki/Xorg_RandR_1.2 it seems to be something with changing the virtual lines.

Can somebody translate/help

/H

Last edited by hugo1677; 07-18-2011 at 03:58 AM.
 
Old 07-18-2011, 04:42 AM   #11
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Stupid question:

I still have my old linux installation that are able to run 1368x768, can I se in some configuration files how this is done?

/Henrik
 
Old 07-21-2011, 02:18 PM   #12
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Sovled in a Newbie way, - instead of haveing my LCD tv on when I installed mythunbuto I instead found my LCD screen that I'm using to my laptop and did a reinstalltion. That did the trick.
 
  


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