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Old 04-24-2009, 02:30 PM   #1
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Resolution issue with Sony Vaio laptop using Ubunta

I have just loaded Utunta, I am new to Linux. My older Sony Vaio laptop(PCG-FX150K) needs a screen resolution of 1024X768. the max size available in system > pref is 800X600. How do I change this?
Old 04-25-2009, 07:33 AM   #2
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You need to install the appropriate driver for the video card. To find out what video card you have, run the command 'lspci' in a terminal window and look for the card in the listing of the output.


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