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Old 05-09-2007, 01:42 PM   #1
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how to change screen size in ubuntu.

my display on my laptop is 1024x800 but my display manager is only giving me the option for a 800x600 and this is probobly a simple fix but i don't know how to do it
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Does System>Preferences>Screen Resolution not give you a higher option? If not, you can manually edit /etc/X11/xorg.conf and change the resolution.


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