[NBLUG/talk] Xubuntu 10.04 monitor resolution fail
E Frank Ball III
frankb at frankb.us
Sat Jul 10 22:00:04 PDT 2010
There is no xorg.conf by default, but if you make one it should be used.
E Frank Ball efball at efball.com
On Sat, Jul 10, 2010 at 07:06:13PM -0700, Bob Blick wrote:
> 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
> against me:
> 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.
> Many thanks,
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