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Old 04-16-2014, 08:57 AM   #1
Ololuiqui
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Smile Ubuntu won't boot


I am new to Linux. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 a month ago in WUBI to dual boot with my aging XP os.
I was quite happy except for a couple of things that I set about trying to remedy. One was the screen resolution, which was 1280 1024 (5:4) that I wanted to be 1920 1080 (16 : 9). After searching quite a few websites, I followed some instructions and created a text document 10-monitor.conf with some code in it, which I hoped would rectify the situation, however, when I rebooted, it hangs on the Ubuntu logo screen forever. I've tried all sorts but got nowhere. When I get to the command line prompt in recovery mode and try to remove the file, I just get “no such file or directory”.
Does anyone know what's going on?
Can anybody help ?
 
Old 04-16-2014, 09:50 AM   #2
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Maybe, try to find your file by command: find / name file_name
Then try to delete it and recovery system.
 
Old 04-16-2014, 09:51 AM   #3
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Did you look in /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d? This is where x configuration files usually go.
 
Old 04-17-2014, 03:47 AM   #4
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If you want to find this file you need root privileges, command find, described above. Or try to find in recovery mode, you have privileges in this case.
 
Old 04-17-2014, 06:25 AM   #5
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I don't have /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d, only /etc/X11/. I have however finally managed to delete the file and all work OK now. Thanks for the help, I'll be back
 
Old 04-17-2014, 08:21 AM   #6
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Which file did you delete?
Ubuntu doesn't use a /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d

nvidia did create a /etc/X11/xorg.conf for me though.
 
Old 04-18-2014, 08:44 AM   #7
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The file was called 10-monitor.conf.
 
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