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Old 11-02-2008, 04:10 AM   #1
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Question Please guide on how to use the recovery mode to set resolution in Ubuntu. I am new

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I have install ubuntu as my new OS. The installation procedure went all f9. bt after the OS login session the system hangs. I guess this is coz the resolution is not properly set. Can any one plz suggess on how i can set a proper resolution using the recovering mode?
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What version of Ubuntu are you using Hardy Heron 8.04, or Intrepid Ibex 8.10? INtrepid is the newest. Also, what type of computer is this? Can you post the specs?

To reconfigure X for your video card and monitor, boot to recovery mode and login. Run: sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg. Answer the questions as best you can. It is usually good to just accept the defaults that are given. When you reach the end of the reconfigure process, just reboot by typing reboot. When the system is back up, select normal login and see if it works.
Old 11-02-2008, 07:18 AM   #3
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Thanks for your kind reply. I will surely try that and let you know about the progress.


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