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Old 09-12-2005, 09:15 AM   #1
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Unhappy Need help with Xorg.conf and resolutions

Hey, this is my first day and post here.

I need help ( wow, im sure you didnt know that ) because when i was installing ubuntu i didnt configure resolutions correctly and didnt know how to check 1280x1024 box so now i cant go past 1024x768 i tried editing xorg.conf and added 1280x1024 but it didnt work..
Old 09-13-2005, 03:05 AM   #2
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Try this. This would work on Debian but I'm not too much sure about Ubuntu.

dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
I know Ubuntu doesn't have the default root account so you might want to use this instead

sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg
Note: Ubuntu is based on Debian.

Last edited by SkyEye; 09-14-2005 at 01:19 AM.
Old 09-13-2005, 01:50 PM   #3
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Thank you very much!!! It worked.

Im gonna add some keywords so if people have same problem as me they reach this post trough search.

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resolution, ubuntu, xorgconf

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