[TriLUG] Ubuntu X11 Configuration
jtrilug at indythinker.com
Thu Jun 10 13:03:17 EDT 2010
Brian McCullough wrote:
> Obviously I am out of date with the new ways of handling X.
> I have been having this problem for quite a while, ever since I installed Debian 5, and still, now that I have switched to Ubuntu 10.04.
> I have a 19 inch CRT monitor that should be able to do ( has in the past done ) at least 1280 x 1024. However, in Debian and Ubuntu, it offers at most 1024x768, showing "Unknown Monitor." I have looked in all of the places where I used to edit X11 configuration files, and nothing. I know that "the computer knows best," but I would really like to make better use of my machine.
> Can anybody offer me guidance, please?
This page might help: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/X/Config/Resolution
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