[NBLUG/talk] Xubuntu 10.04 monitor resolution fail
bobblick at ftml.net
Sat Jul 10 19:06:13 PDT 2010
I have an older machine with i810 video hooked to a 1024x768 flat panel
running xubuntu 10.04 just for testing some web server apps.
Unfortunately it doesn't detect the monitor so I am stuck at 800x600
Surfing the internet for solutions, I see that many things are working
1: xorg.conf seems to be obsolete
2: I don't know how to pass kernel parameters to GRUB2
I could go on, but I just want to find a workaround.
Can anyone suggest a writeup that covers this problem for someone who
isn't familiar with "xrandr" "cvt" and grub2, and doesn't care to learn
right now? I just want to cut and paste and move on.
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