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Old 06-06-2012, 12:53 PM   #1
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Configing the resolution for linux need help


i downloaded and installed ubuntu 12.04 and am having a little bit of trouble getting the resolution corrected i tried configuring the xconfig file but when i access it from my system files i dont have the "permission" to do that and when i try and do the command gksudo gedit /ect/x11/xorg.conf it keeps telling me i am saving to the incorrect spot, my setup is 3gb ram on a asus motherboard cant remeber model number off the top of my head amd 6400 dual core processor nvidia gts250 galaxy gpu and 2 hdds and some other msc stuff anyone know what i can do to solve this?
 
Old 06-06-2012, 12:56 PM   #2
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Did you install your nvidia driver?

If not click the dash (top left) and search for jockey. Install your driver.

When the driver gets done issue:

sudo nvidia-xconfig

That will write you a new xorg.conf. Reboot and it should work.

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Old 06-06-2012, 04:09 PM   #3
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I did download the driver but i didnt config, ill give that a try now.
 
Old 06-06-2012, 04:40 PM   #4
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It said couldn't find the x config file so i made a new one but the resolution is still to big to fit the screen
 
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Open the Nvidia configuration application and try to set it to your desired resolution:
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sudo nvidia-settings
 
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Old 06-06-2012, 05:21 PM   #6
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It worked thank you so much!
 
  


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