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Old 12-23-2008, 08:55 PM   #1
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i set my resolution to high


I have the 64bit ubuntu i just downloaded today and i was curious how high my resolution would go because i just bought the the screen and i set it to high now i cant use it

How do i fix this?
Help is very appreciated
and i do not have a high resolution screen to plug it into and fix it with.
Thanks!

Evan
 
Old 12-23-2008, 10:14 PM   #2
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Boot your pc with ubuntu recovery mode from grub, then from the recovery menu select "xfix". See if that works.
 
Old 12-23-2008, 10:22 PM   #3
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I tried that and it did not work

My screen says

Cannot display this video mode
optimum resolution 1280x1024 60hz

any other suggestions?
 
Old 12-24-2008, 01:14 AM   #4
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Then start a failsafe session and edit the /etc/X11/xorg.conf manually.
Under the section "Monitor" there is an option for display resolution, change it to whatever your monitor supports and resart the X.

Let me know if that worked out.
 
Old 12-29-2008, 09:44 AM   #5
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Then start a failsafe session and edit the /etc/X11/xorg.conf manually.
Under the section "Monitor" there is an option for display resolution, change it to whatever your monitor supports and resart the X.

Let me know if that worked out.
Very curious about how you'll fare. The xorg.conf is quite empty these days...
 
Old 12-30-2008, 02:37 AM   #6
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oh, you're right! i didnt remember it because i am using slackware and xorg.conf is well... quite full of sh.. i mean config options.

Ok so tell me what graphics card you are using? Did you install the driver for it?
 
  


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