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Old 05-29-2010, 10:08 PM   #1
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Ubuntu 10.04 console displays off bottom of monitor


i just freshly installed ubuntu server on an acer aspire 1700 Desknote, after the install, the text prompting me to login appears about 1/4 of the way down the screen, after i login the input prompt is not visable, if i hit enter a few times an old one becomes visable.

it seems that the resolution is too big for the screen
 
Old 05-29-2010, 11:28 PM   #2
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I am guessing there is no X or GUI running? Can you adjust the positioning on the monitor itself? I suppose you could reconfigure console settings to correct the output, but I usually just login with SSH once the machine has an IP so never wasted much time playing with getting this fixed.
 
Old 05-29-2010, 11:46 PM   #3
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tried all that allready, the monitor is a laptop lcd so no config there, i am now using ssh because i cbf'd with it
 
  


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