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Old 10-14-2011, 01:26 PM   #1
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Monitor screen resolution in ubuntu desktop10.4 will revert back to 900 * 600


Hello:


It is an old P4 machine, that I had installed ubuntu 10.04 desktop edition on it way back, year ago. I have wrestled with the monitor resolution, a few times in one year, so far.
Unfortunately no matter what I do, and which solution I grab from google search, and apply to it, it will always revert back to
Code:
Resolution      900 * 600
Refresh Rate    60 Hz 
Rotation        Normal
Anyone has any solution that I may not have tried so far.



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Old 10-15-2011, 07:55 AM   #2
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Code:
man Xorg
(look at the configure option) and
Code:
man xorg.conf
should get you started
 
Old 10-15-2011, 12:03 PM   #3
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Code:
man Xorg
(look at the configure option) and
Code:
man xorg.conf
should get you started



Thank you RockDoctor


I actually got the resolution of both my screens after login and the login screen itself, switched to my favourit resolution, which is 1024 x 768 yesterday. I found a solution posted by someone on the web, through Google search.

Do you know how to change the screen resolution for the big ugly splash logo screen?

http://news.softpedia.com/news/How-t...4-140810.shtml

I even tried this solution, but it didn't work.



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Old 10-16-2011, 08:01 AM   #4
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Haven't tried it with Ubuntu. With Fedora, I just boot eliminate the rhgb parameter on the command line and boot to the cli. No ugly boot splash, just a bunch of text scrolling by.
 
Old 10-16-2011, 12:23 PM   #5
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Haven't tried it with Ubuntu. With Fedora, I just boot eliminate the rhgb parameter on the command line and boot to the cli. No ugly boot splash, just a bunch of text scrolling by.


Hi RockDoctor:



Do you know how I can login to the Xterm.org Forum to ask my question as you suggested.
I am out of luck, no matter how hard I tried yesterday and all night, I didn't succeed.
I register, and send them the info, but get no response.
Something is wrong with their web site or I just can't figure it out.

Has anyone else run into this problem with their Forum? or is it just me?


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Old 10-16-2011, 01:15 PM   #6
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I got a blank page when I submitted my info.
 
Old 10-16-2011, 03:30 PM   #7
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I got a blank page when I submitted my info.

I too got a blank page. But I also wasn't able to login, no matter how hard I tried.
Were you able to login at all ?

I couldn't login at all. I am puzzled. Do I need to download a software first, before being able to login?
It isn't friendly at all.
Has anyone on this Forum been posting anything there on that Forum?



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Old 10-16-2011, 06:35 PM   #8
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No login - I get a blank page again . The same blank page shows up (ok, maybe it's a different one, but it looks the same ) when I try after deleting my .mozilla folder. FWIW, I'm running firefox-7.0.1.
 
Old 10-16-2011, 09:24 PM   #9
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No login - I get a blank page again . The same blank page shows up (ok, maybe it's a different one, but it looks the same ) when I try after deleting my .mozilla folder. FWIW, I'm running firefox-7.0.1.


The FAQ section or their first page suggests that if you have a problem contact the Admin. But how?
There is no way of contacting the Admin.
I think the Admin has no idea how inaccessible his Forum is!!!!!!!?????


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