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Old 12-07-2006, 12:59 PM   #1
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Screen Resolution after boot without monitor

Hi, I've Ubuntu 5.10 installed on a old machine.

When I boot Ubuntu with the monitor turned off, the screen resolution is setted to 400 x 600 (or a lower resolution, I think)

How can I set a fixed resolution, independently of the monitor ?

Really thanks
Old 12-08-2006, 02:42 PM   #2
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Hi, I found a simple solution.

Simple run

sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg

this run a wizard to set video parameters

The most importan here is to turn off autodetect monitor, in this way the video resolution remain fixed.



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