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Old 05-13-2008, 03:18 PM   #1
jus71n742
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Exclamation Titlebar is HUGE


I have just reinstalled Ubuntu giving it a larger Partition and the Title bar is MASSIVE in any window I open ...same can be said for my login name and password they are all way to large for the window any idea's I am drawing blanks from the last time this all happened
 
Old 05-13-2008, 03:30 PM   #2
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You probably have a resolution that is way out of whack. Go to:

System>Administration>Hardware Drivers

There should be a proprietary driver, either ATI or Nvidia, depending on your hardware. Alternatively, you can go to the Synaptics Package Manager and install EnvyNG. This is an application which will detect your hardware and install the proper driver. When you reboot, it should automatically configure the correct resolution. You can also run:

sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg

This should sort it out for you.

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Old 05-13-2008, 03:50 PM   #3
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ok title bars are back to a normal size however the login screen is still typing in a font that is WAY to large for the window. any ideas on that part?
 
Old 05-13-2008, 04:42 PM   #4
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How did you resolve the desktop? If you installed EnvyNG, it would have automatically reconfigured your xorg.conf file for the correct resolutions. However, look in your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file for an entry that looks similar to this:

Quote:
Section "Screen"
Identifier "Screen0"
Device "Videocard0"
DefaultDepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Viewport 0 0
Depth 24
EndSubSection
You file may look different in that it may have a list of available resolutions. At boot up, the login screen reads the first resolution in the list and uses that. Check to see what it is set to and change it to the same resolution as your desktop. Make a backup of this file BEFORE you change anything. If you mess anything up, X will not start, so you would have to use the backup file by renaming it back to xorg.conf.

Bob

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Old 05-13-2008, 11:36 PM   #5
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I reconfigured the drivers and suddenly the titlebars were back to normal so I logged out and tried to log back in but the text is still huge everything else works just fine
 
  


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