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Old 05-22-2009, 05:21 AM   #1
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Unhappy screen resolution set too high, now i get a black screen


I'm useing Ubuntu 9.04 on a P43T-A2 mobo. With an Intel core 2 quad q6700 cpu, ATI Rage 128 pro video card, and 8gb Corsair XMS2 ddr2 of ram.
Yesterday I recieved my new LG Flatron W195TQ DVI LCD monitor, from Tiger Direct. After I hooked everything up, I went into System/Preferences/Screen resolution and entered a high resolution. When I rebooted I got a black screen with a colourful line at the top.
Is there any way to reverse this? I can't get into the OS at all.
 
Old 05-22-2009, 05:24 AM   #2
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Press CTRL_ALT_F1
login as user
type
Code:
sudo dpkg-reconfigure -phigh xserver-xorg
 
Old 05-22-2009, 05:35 AM   #3
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Didn't work. I can't see the OS. It's running, but it looks like everything is scrunched up at the very top of the screen
 
Old 05-22-2009, 05:43 AM   #4
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You could try to rename the
.gnome or .gnome2
directory in your /home
and restart x
 
  


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