Fedora Installation :: Switch To A Higher Screen Resolution Now The Menus Are Missing?

Apr 30, 2010

I have fedora 12 and I tried to change the screen resolution under the system menu to a higher one and it changed but now I dont have any menus and I'm not sure if I can use quick keys to go back to the display preferences to reset the screen resolution. Is there anyway I could run the display preferences by running a command in the bash shell or is there a quick key that allows menu access.

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Ubuntu :: Switch The Box To A Higher Screen Resolution?

Sep 18, 2010

I installed Ubuntu on two seperate boxes and one of them switched itself to a higher screen resolution than the other somehow. I prefer the newer screen resolution but don't know how to switch the other box to that resolution.

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Fedora :: 11 - Fix Screen Resolution Higher Than 800x600

Oct 1, 2009

Im running fedora 11. I pressed the desktop effects button yesterday, and it suddenly changed my resolution to 800x600 when it was previously a lot higher. I couldn't fix it, so i reinstalled fedora 11. Couldn't fix it. Reinstalled Windows XP, then reinstalled fedora 11, and it fixed. Now, 12 hours on, it has gone back to 800x600. How can i fix this?!

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Fedora Hardware :: Screen Resolution Cannot Be Set To Higher Than 1024x600

Mar 27, 2011

I've just installed Fedora 14 on my DELL inspiron mini 1018. Installed the latest updates (including the latest kernel). Everything works fine except the screen resolution cannot be set to higher than 1024x600. The driver is Intel NM10
I googles the topic and found many forums that guides throgh the xorg.conf file (had to create one) but with no luck.

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Fedora Hardware :: ATI Rage 128 PF / PRO - Can't Get The Screen Resolution To Go Higher Than 848x480

Jan 9, 2011

I've recently been messing with installing Fedora 14 an older computer I have and I've hit a snag. While everything else seems to be just honky dory, I cant get the screen resolution to go higher than 848x480. I know that the screen I'm using supports at least 1024x768 (possibly higher, i don't know) as another computer I have will display at that on it with no problem.

I've spent literally hours mucking about with xrandr, and xorg.conf (had to create it cause it didn't exist)As an addendum: the GUI monitor preferences screen says "Unknown" for the monitor I'm using, where as the xorg.conf file i created accurately detects it as Vendor "NEC" ModelName "PX-50VP" That's not really a big deal though, just a minor quirk I would think.

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Fedora :: Change The Screen Resolution Through The Menus?

May 26, 2010

How do you get to the place to change the screen resolution through the menus in Fedora 13? When I couldn't find it, I ran gnome-display-properties, changed the resolution, restarted, and when it started back up the resolution was not changed!

What is the recommended way to change the screen resolution?

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Fedora Installation :: Higher Resolution On I845G With 22" Monitor?

Apr 13, 2009

I have just installed Fedora 10 and all went well except that the resolution is set to 1024x768, which is not cool on a 22" HP w2207h LCD monitor. When I bring up Monitor Resolution Setting the Mirror Screens is checked and 1024x768 is the highest resolution. If I uncheck Mirror Screens and select "Laptop" I am able to select 1680x1050, but it now has my desktop in the upper left hand corner of my monitor. Should I be looking for a driver for my i845G graphics processor?

PS: I am new to using Linux please be patient with my ignorance.

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General :: Don't Get Any Higher Screen Resolution Than 640*480

Mar 29, 2010

I'd like a distribution with KDE.

I've tried Kubuntu, but I don't get any higher screen resolution than 640*480. The graphics adapter that seems to get me in trouble is an Intel based one.

I'm open to other OS'es that uses KDE -I just need to be able to use Kdenlive.

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Debian Hardware :: How To Get Higher Screen Resolution

Mar 6, 2013

I installed wheezy on a new pc, and I have only two resolution modes:


what do I have to do to get hight resolution?

root@debian ~ # lspci -v -s `lspci | awk '/VGA/{print $1}'`
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Xeon E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09) (prog-if 00 [VGA controller])
Subsystem: Fujitsu Technology Solutions Device 11d7
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 44

[Code] .....

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Ubuntu :: Unable To Fix Higher Screen Resolution?

Mar 3, 2010

I am having a major problem in a new Karmic install. Big rationalisation. Kicked out a lot of machines in favour of Virtual machines. Installed Karmic. Machine has dual 22" wide screen monitors, max res 1680 x 1050. Karmic installed at maximum 800 x 600 and will not go above that. I have looked for xorg.conf and cannot find one anywhere. I have tried the randr as shown by Sharaq but when I try to set the higher resolution it gives message saying maximum size is 800 x 600. I have downloaded the proprietory drivers from Radeon and tried to run them. The installer runs but I cannot get to the 'Continue' button because it is off the bottom of my screen so I cannot set up the drivers. I suspect I am going to have the same problem with the Lucid install I did yesterday. Earlier releases never gave me this issue so why now?
Why is the initial resolution so low?

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Ubuntu :: No Support To Set Higher Screen Resolution?

May 7, 2010

I have been on Ubuntu for a total of about 1 hour now, as I have finally made the switch from Windows. So far so good, but I do have some learning to do. First off, when I got Ubuntu 10.04 installed, everything worked great! Video lagged a little however. No biggy. The next time I booted up, it asked if I wanted to install video card drivers. I thought this is why my video was lagging, so I said yes. It then automatically installed my nvidia card drivers.

Then when I rebooted, I was greeted with a 640x480 screen resolution. When I go to System->Preferences->Monitors, I am given a warning that says: "It appears that your graphics driver does not support the necessary extensions to use this tool. Do you want to use your graphics drivers vendor's tool instead?"

Regardless if I hit "yes" or "no" I am brought to windows that should allow me to change resolutions. However, the only resolutions I can choose are 640x480 and 320x240. I know my "monitor" can support higher resolutions as I was running it at higher resolutions before the switch to Ubuntu. (I put monitor in quotes, as I am using a large rear projection T.V. as my monitor). How I can get a higher resolution?

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Ubuntu Servers :: How To Go A Higher Screen Resolution

Feb 8, 2011

am just coming from a clean install of Lucid Server x64 on a desktop configuration. No problems really but for one.With no GUI installed -something I wish to remain as is- I am having difficulties browsing through bash due to low resolution. So the question is: "how can I go to a higher screen resolution?"

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Ubuntu :: Unable To Log On When Screen Resolution Is Higher / Enable This?

Jan 10, 2010

I have a problem with the screen resolution in that most of the time it defaults to 800 x 600. However on occasions when I switch on the resolution increases however just today when it happened after typing in my password it refused to log me in.

Before anyone asks my password is in lower case and the NUMLOCK is off and I know I'm not mis-typing it.

here's the strange bit, when I reset the computer and the resolution goes back to 800 x 600 it then accepts my password. go figure!

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Ubuntu :: Nvidia Setting Resolution Higher Than Screen?

Dec 6, 2010

I have what I think is a pretty eay question. I'm trying to set the screen resolution of my new 10.10 installation to 1920x1080. The monitor only supports up to 1024x768, but i would like more area. I've done this before but I forgot how i did it. In the end the screen spilled off to the sides and when I ran my cursor over to that section it would disply it. I have a feeling that i need to edit my xorg.conf file, but my nvidia drive has some new mode types and i figured I'd ask before making random changes.

below is my xorg.conf file.

UTC 2010

Section "ServerLayout"
Identifier "Layout0"
Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
InputDevice "Keyboard0" "CoreKeyboard"
InputDevice "Mouse0" "CorePointer"
Option "Xinerama" "0"


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Ubuntu Multimedia :: 10.04 - Cannot Set Screen Resolution Higher Than 800x600

Mar 5, 2011

I recently installed Ubuntu 10.04 in my computer, I ran update manager and installed all the actualization but and I can not set the screen resolution higher than 800x600; I have windows XP installed in another partition and the screen resolution can get to 1028x1024 at 85 hz. I have a Pentium 4, 2.20 ghz, 1gb ram, and the video card is a SiS (Silicone Integrated Systems) 300/305/630/540/730 32 Mb.

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General :: Unable To Settle The Screen Resolution Higher Than 800/600?

Feb 4, 2010

I have a Fujitsu-Siemens V5535 laptop with a SIS Mirage 3+ graphic card, 671/672 chipset. I put ubuntu 9.10 on it, but I am not even able to settle the screen resolution higher than 800/600 . I tried different sollutions that i have found on the linux forum, but I was not successful.

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OpenSUSE Hardware :: Screen Settings Does Not Appear A Resolution Higher Than 1024x768

Apr 6, 2011

Recently I have acquired 2-port KVM switch. When the monitor is connected through this KVM in Windows 7 resolution is properly detected - 1280x1024. When I go under Linux (openSUSE 11.4 with KDE, nVidia 260.19.44) there is a problem with the resolution. In the screen settings does not appear a resolution higher than 1024x768. How do I set the desired resolution in Linux?

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General :: Unable To Select A Higher Screen Resolution / Sort It?

May 21, 2011

I have done a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.04 on my oem intel machine.After the installation,the screen resolution is stuck at 800x600.I am unable to select a higher screen resolution.

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Ubuntu / Apple :: MacBook Managed To Get A Higher Screen Resolution Than 1280x800?

Apr 23, 2010

I'm a little surprised that I haven't seen any other complaints about their MacBook only going up to a resolution of 1280x800. Does anyone have a configuration for higher resolutions or have any insight into how it might be possible to obtain them? It works in Mac OS X, so it should certainly work in Linux.

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Ubuntu :: When Set The Resolution To Anything Higher Than 1024x768 The Login Screen Background Is Messed Up?

Jun 19, 2010

Ubuntu 10.04. I have fglrx driver installed.. It appears when i set the resolution to anything higher than 1024x768... the login screen background is messed up to

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General :: Screen Resolution Settings Higher Than 800x600 With Ubuntu 10.04 Inside Virtual PC

Oct 3, 2010

This is my first posting as a Linux Newbie. I have installed Ubuntu 10.04 inside of a MS Virtual PC on my Vista machine. Everything seems to work beautifully and is stable. However, I would like to use a resolution higher than the current maximum of 800x600. I've poked around on the web and have tried various tips. I tried using the xrandr options which added a higher resolution mode, but when I would try to set the output to that resolution, I would get an error message to the effect that I could not exceed the current maximum of 800x600.

I tried to cobble parameter values together and create an xorg.conf file, but every iteration seems to produce a bunch of colorful vertical bars within my Virtual PC window, and I would have to blow away that virtual PC setup and rebuild it (along with reinstalling Ubuntu). As I said, 800x600 is not a show stopper, but I would like to take advantage of the real estate I have with my display. These "fifty-five year old" eyes could benefit from the larger size. FYI, I did take a stab at installing Virtual Box, but got the infamous "blue screen", so I would rather stick with what appears to be a stable virtual PC base.

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Fedora :: Cannot Change Resolution Higher Than 1024x768

Nov 4, 2010

I have ati radeon 9600x series card. Cannot change resolution higher than 1024x768.

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Fedora Hardware :: Can't Set The Resolution Higher Than 1024x768

Dec 27, 2010

My graphics card just died so I bought a Radeon HD 4350. My monitor is an Acer AL1916W whose default resolution is 1440x900. So I reinstalled Fedora 14 with KDE but I can't set the resolution higher than 1024x768 because that is the highest available.

[corneliu@localhost ~]$ lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: ATI Technologies Inc Radeon Xpress 200 Host Bridge (rev 01)
00:02.0 PCI bridge: ATI Technologies Inc RS480 PCI-X Root Port
00:11.0 IDE interface: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400 Serial ATA Controller (rev 80)


I rebooted but still no dice. I saw a video on ..... using a graphical tool to modify the monitor settings but it seemed to be a Gtk application and I rather not use Gnome applications in KDE (not that I don't like Gnome, but I don't like to mix applications).

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Fedora :: Get Higher Video Resolution Than 1024x768 In 13?

Jun 27, 2010

It's an HP DX2300 running Fedora 13, I think it has NVidea chipset, my other computer is similar machine running Redhat 5.5 and it does 1680x1050 with the same monitor.

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Ubuntu :: Screen Resolution Using A KVM Switch?

Feb 6, 2010

I have a KVM (Keyboard, Video, Mouse) switch which is stopping Ubuntu 9.10 from getting the EDID information from the monitor on startup.The resolution at startup is 800x600 and lower resolutions are available but nothing higher.I have plugged the monitor directly into the computer and the screen is OK and gives all the resolutions available from the monitor.I got the EDID information from the monitor when it was plugged directly into the computer using "sudo get-edid". Then I put this information into the Xorg.conf file and did a restart with the KVM switch in place.

However the screen resolution was back at 800x600 with nothing higher available.The xorg.conf file still has the information from the "edid" request so it has not reverted to the old file.I understand that 9.10 does not have an xorg.conf file but I upgraded from 8.?? to 9.10 and I think that it came from there originally.The question is how can I get/force 9.10 to read and use the information from the xorg.conf file so that I can get the resolution I want?Or is there another way?I tried to pipe the output of edid into a file whilst logged in as root :

Code: [sudo get-edid > /etc/X11/edidinfo.edid
bash: /etc/X11/edidinfo.edid: Permission denied][ So that I could refer to it in the xorg.conf file - Why was permission denied?

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Ubuntu :: Changing A Display Resolution If You Have A Higher Resolution In 9.1?

Dec 7, 2009

I searched the archives and didn't find anything on this, and was just wondering if there is a problem if you load Ubuntu 9.1 and have a display that's higher than 1024x768. I'd prefer a machine with a higher res, but I've heard that Ubuntu will only go as high as 1024x768.I'm guessing, however, that by 9.1, it should recog the higher res while loading and it won't be a problem, but thought I'd check before shelling out on a machine with a nicer display.

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Fedora Hardware :: Display Acer CineCrystal - Set Resolution Higher Than 800x600

Jul 24, 2009

In my laptop i have an ATI radeon HD 3200 , I installed Fedora 10 and also the fglrx driver I have 3d acceleration and works well. The problem is that the display makes a weird sound when i use a resolution higher than 800x600, and the display appears like "Unknown". The Display is a : 14" HD Acer CineCrystal LED LCD.

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Ubuntu Installation :: Missing Higher Resolutions After Install (Sandy Bridge I5-2500K, VGA)?

Jun 2, 2011

after installing Natty on my brand new shuttle with Intel's Sandy Bridge Core i5 (2500K), everything works fine except setting up a higher resolution fitting to my screen.All I need is a 2048x1152 resolution, but all the display configuration in the hardware section of the system settings offers is 1024x768, 800x600, 848x480 or 640x480.The monitor is connected via VGA since it doesn't have a DVI or HDMI plug.Is there a way to tell the system there is more capability? Do I need a different driver? What and where can I check this?

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Fedora :: F12 Admin Menus - Missing Tools?

Nov 20, 2009

In F11 the administration menu had more things in it IIRC. Seems that in F12 a lot of tools are missing.Specifically the SELinux config tool is missing, but getting the rest of the menu back would be nice. I can't remember what it had but I'm sure I'll need them at some point.

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Ubuntu Installation :: Main, System, Places Menus Missing?

Jan 19, 2011

I have 11.04 installed, Gnome 2.32.0 - life has been good until I responded as normal to the update manager this morning. Upon reboot noticed my main menu, system menu and places menu are gone. Other icons and stuff like power button remain on the top toolbar but again, no menus.Googling around I found solutions that were years old and/or did not work for me (like installing XFCE - which did nothing).

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