Ubuntu Can't get to choose the native resolution 10.10

My monitor's native resolution is 1680x1050. Ubuntu offers me to choose 1680x1200 which makes the text extremely small to see (To the extent that my eyes have started to hurt) and the windows a lil bit stretched , all the other resolution look plain ugly. :(I had previously installed 9.04 the resolu ...

How Do I Get Native Resolution of Canon Printers?

For Epson Printers, I get the native resolution from the members, dmPrintQuality and dmYResolution of the DEVMODE data structure, see http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd183565(VS.85).aspx, but this doesn't work for Canon printers which give a negative value for the former and zero for the lat ...

LCD Native Resolution v Video Card Resolution

I want to buy my son a lcd monitor for Christmas. I'm pretty well decided on the 22" Samsung 226 BW which has a native resolution of 1680 X 1050. His computer has an NVIDIA Geforce 6800 GS AGP video card with a maximum resolution of 1280 X 1024 (it does fine with the current CRT). He plays a lo ...

noob - help with native resolution and x1200 mobile

this is a hp6715b laptop with x1200 ati card.have fedora 8 installed with latest kernel. then installed the latest ati/fglrx livna package(kmod and xorg(8.443.1-1.7.12.lvn8.i386)) with yum, booted up and x works comes up fine, but the problem is the resolution. I can only choose up to 1280x1024 and ...

Ubuntu Can't get native resolution

I have just installed Jaunty onto an old PC which has: Athlon XP1700+ CPU, 768MB RAM. Works fine except the video. I can't seem to change it beyond 800x600. I have tried to install the nVidia drivers by doing System->Admin->Hardware drivers and then choosing NVIDIA accelerated graphics driver ...

nvidia driver chooses wrong native resolution

I have a GeForce 6600 on an x86_64 Mandriva Linux box, and a Hyundai 32" monitor.The native resolution is 1360x768. The open-source nv driver works fine at this resolution (see attached xorg.conf). However, the nvidia driver ignores my modelines and resolution lines, and defaults to 1280x1024, ...

Adding LCD monitor's native resolution to preferences

I'm trying to get my Dell W2306C LCD Monitor/TV to work with Linux (I'm running Fedora Core 5). I'm a Linux novice, and am getting to my wits end.The monitor's native resolution is 1360x768 and my video card is Intel 825865G. I was able to get it looking good in Windows (I have dual boot) so I downl ...

Ubuntu Incorrect native resolution

Hey. I just installed Ubuntu and updated and installed all my video card drivers. It seems that it has detected the wrong native resolution with my monitor. I have an Nvidia GeForce 9800 GT video card with a native 1440x900 monitor.For some reason, the nvidia configuration says that my native resolu ...

Ubuntu Can't return laptop to native resolution

So I was trying to get my HDTV to work as an external monitor for my laptop through a VGA cable. I fiddled things around with the system>prefs>screen resolution tool, and at one point I agreed to change the virtual resolution. At this point, both the external and the laptop monitors switched o ...

Ubuntu effects do not work at native resolution only at lower resolutions

GreetingsI have a Nvidia 5600 ultra video card and a Westinghouse Wide screen LCD monitor. My native resolution is 1440x900 and it works fine except when I enable the effects. When I enable the effects I lose my native aspect ratio which is wide screen and my resolution will not set any higher than ...

Ubuntu Native Resolution...

My 19' Dell monitor has a native resolution of 1440x900. Ever since I installed Ubuntu on it, Nvidia X Server Settings (System -> Administration) allows me to display at a higher resolution (if not set to Auto I am able to set it at 1920x1080) than my Native and what Windows Vista allowed me in t ...

Ubuntu Disc not detecting native resolution

I am planning on installing Ubuntu on my new laptop with a native resolution of 1920x1080 however the install disc (I booted into the "test") part, sets my resolution to 2048x1536. Keeping it on 2048x1536 cuts off about 50 pixels on the right side of my screen so it must not be right. So I ...

Ubuntu Cannot select native resolution of my Monitor

video card: nvidia GEForce 7600 GTdriver: 1.90 (from nvidia) I also tried 1.85 from distro w/ same result.running sudo nvidia-settingsallows me to select from a range of resolutions, however the native resolution of my Samsung SyncMaster 915N is 1280x1024, and it is not on the list.I tried following ...

Ubuntu Nvidia gforce 8700 and native resolution problem

I'm trying to get native resolution of 1900x1200 on my dell xps 1730. I've tried a lot of suggestions, and I can never get 1900x1200 on the drop down for the Nvidia X Server Display Configuration.I'm now using the proprietary drivers, but have tried other things, such as editing my xorg.config.Oh, a ...

Ubuntu unable to get native resolution with 8.04

I just upgraded to Kubuntu Hardy and I haven't been able to get my native resolution(1680 x 1050) working. Video card is Radeon Mobility x1400; I downloaded the latest ATI driver, activated it in the restricted drivers menu, and I have Catalyst manager installed, but nothing lets me go past 1400 x 1 ...

Ubuntu graphics card not recognized / monitor native resolution not available

<EDIT> Never mind. I actually do have a GeForce4 MX 460 in this pc. I have a 7950gt in a different pc. Oops. I guess the MX 460 cant do 1600x1200 on the dvi output but somehow it can do it on the vga output? I guess I could just use a vga connection instead of the dvi connection. </EDIT> ...

Ubuntu Upscaling X to native resolution of TV

I have an AMD/ATI based machine plugged into my TV via HDMI.It's a 785G based board, making it a Radeon 4200.The native resolution of the TV is 1920x1080.I use the open source ati driver in Ubuntu 10.04 and everything works fine.However, if you run something that drops the resolution down lower, the ...

Ubuntu External monitor native resolution out of range in 10.4

So I am running 10.4 on an HP dv7t with a nVidia card. Previously running 9.10 and everything was working well until my HDD died and I had to get a new one. I did a clean install of 10.4 and I can't get my display settings to work right. Under system>preferences>monitors the 17" laptop sc ...

Ubuntu Make games in wine not stretch in non-native resolution

I'm running WoW in Ubuntu 9.10 with wine. My screen's native resolution is 1920x1200. When I play WoW in Windows I set it to 1920x1080 in fullscreen because that aspect ratio allows me to see more of the playing field. In windows it doesn't stretch the screen so I have a black bar at the top and bot ...

Ubuntu Wrong native resolution reported for Dell S2309W display

I am using Jaunty on a Compaq dc5000m desktop with a NVidia GeForce 5200GS video card added.I am using the NVidia setup GUI and it reports that the native resolution for this display is 1280 x 1024 whereas the display itself reports 1920 x 1080 at startup. I have tried to add a mode for 1920 x 1080 ...

Ubuntu ATI dual monitor native resolution

I am having numerous problems with my radeon hd 4670 card running on ubuntu x64. I am using the proprietary ATI driver and followed their instructions to set up. I have my PC hooked up to two monitors and a CRT TV cannot seem to switch between them either in Catalyst or Ubunt display settings. What ...

Ubuntu DFP native resolution incorrectly detected

G'day everyone.I've just grabbed Ubuntu 9.04 (desktop) off the mirror and installed it. I upgraded it to the latest kernel available from the default sources and I have an issue with my X resolution.I've got an Nvidia 8600GT and a ViewSonic DFP 22", it's native resolution is 1680x1050@60Hz.I've ...

Ubuntu I can't set my native resolution

I have an ATI Radeon HD 3800 Series Graphics card. I've used both the standard Ubuntu driver and ndiswrapper to use the ATI driver. I am a n00b. My monitors native resolution is 1360x768 but in the Terminal using xrandr it tells me i can only go up to 800x600 which wasn't the original resolution it ...

Ubuntu Blurry output from 8700M GT to Acer AL2216W at native resolution

I'm running a Toshiba Satellite X205 with a GeForce 8700M GT video card, and I'm trying to run dual monitor mode with an Acer AL2216W. I am outputting from the card at the monitor's native resolution 1680x1050, 60Hz but the text looks blurred as if it weren't running at native res. The monitor says ...

Ubuntu SMB1930, unable to set native resolution 1366x768

First Post! Hi All,Plea for help: Can't set the right screen resolution.I recently bought a new lcd monitor: Samsung SyncMaster B1930 (as mentioned on its bezel).It's hooked to a Geforce 6200 Turbocache.The OS is Ubuntu Lucid (x86 PAE) booting off an external USB HDD. I use this drive to boot quite ...

Ubuntu Monitor Won't Display Native Resolution

HiWhenever I connect my monitor to my laptop, it won't display the video at the native resolution. The monitor works fine and displays at the native resolution in Windows 7, but on Ubuntu, it just gives stripes. If I lower the resolution of the monitor, video displays just fine. I've tried the monit ...

Ubuntu Dual display with Geforce 9400M. Native resolution not available

I am running Ubuntu 9.10 on my Macbook Air, which has a Nvidia Geforce 9400M videocard. I am using the restricted driver (185).The problem is that I can use my Dell WFP2408WFP as external display but only with a resolution of 1600x1200 and not its native 1920x1200 resolution (which the Macbook Air d ...

Ubuntu Getting the native resolution

I have just installed Xubuntu for the first time.My Dell FPW2405 LCD monitor is not being detected properly. Its 1920x1200 native resolution is not available. The highest I can go is 1600x1200. I know exactly what to add to an existing xorg.conf in order to get it to work (a modeline in the "Mo ...

Ubuntu Display reports incorrect native resolution. What can I do?

I have a 1080p HDTV. Wen I set the resolution to 1920x1080 the TV shows that it is getting a 1080p signal but the X display is larger than the screen.If we look at System > Administration > Nvidia X server settings under GPU 0 > DFP 1 we see that the native resolution is 1680x1050 witch is ...

Unable to get native resolution in Ubuntu 8.10 using Lenovo T400

My current setup is a T400 laptop plus an external monitor (Samsung 2233SW) plugged to the VGA output. The laptop has an Intel integrated graphics card.I am able to get extended desktop where the resolution for my external monitor is 1920x1080 and the resolution for my laptop monitor is 1280x800. Ho ...

Ubuntu Can't set native resolution (i865G + wide-screen LCD)

I originally posted the following on kubuntuforums.net a week ago, without getting any replies. I'm hoping someone here will be able to shed some light on the issue.I've recently installed 8.10 on my desktop, which has an intel 865G graphics controller and a wide-screen monitor. So far, I've been un ...

Ubuntu New monitor: How do I set to its native resolution?

Just came into a new widescreen Dell monitor, and its native resolution is 1440 x 900. In Ubuntu's resolution settings, I have the ability to choose from several widescreen settings, but not as high as 1440 x 900.For now, I have it set to 1280 x 800, and while it is legible, it's pretty jagged and u ...

Ubuntu Native Resolution

Need Help with my Resolution.My hardwares..Motherboard Intel 82945G. 128MB of video Memory.Operating Sys Ubuntu 7.10Monitor : ViewSonic VA1703wbProblem:My monitors native resolution is 1440*900. I have tried reconfiguring the Xorg.conf file both manually and through the wizard but to no avail.20% of ...

Ubuntu Can't configure Native Resolution XPS m1330

I was playing around with an external monitor on my Dell XPS m1330 (with intel video) running 7.10.After everything was said and done, I've run into this problem where I'm not using the external monitor at the moment, but I can not get my monitor to display in the native resolution 1280x800. I'm stu ...

Ubuntu Native Resolution Looks Like Lower Resolution

I got the native resolution, 1440x900, to be available through reconfiguring xorg though my display still looks like it is set to a lower resolution. Auto detect during the reconfigure process recognized my monitor and video card fine. I went through the process of smoothing the look of fonts in the ...

Ubuntu HP NC6320 Native Resolution

I have recently installed Ubuntu 6.10 on my HP NC6320 laptop. Everything works really well except for the screen resolution which seems locked at 1280x1024, however the native resolution is 1400x1050. I have tried editing many of the options within the xorg.conf file but with no luck. Has anyone man ...

Ubuntu My native resolution isn't in gnome....

My native resolution 1440 x 900 insn't displayed in the gnome screen resolution.There is just 640 x 480, 800 x 600 and 1024 x 768 as choice. I WANT my native resolution !!! Please help.Thx ...

Ubuntu External Monitor on a MacBook: Cannot use native resolution

today I bought a Siemens Fujitsu Scaleoview L22-1W which uses a native resolution of 1680x1050. h-freq 30-82refresh rate 50 75maximum pixel rate 150MHZSo far I got cloning and everything else to work, like I wanted. Expect that I cannot run the external monitor with the resolution if 1680x1050. I ha ...

Ubuntu Powermac G5/nvidia card can't get native resolution on cinema display

I have a Powermac G5 with an Apple 20" cinema display attached to the Nvidia GeForce 5200 card and I can only get a max 1024*768 resolution after installing Ubuntu Dapper. I'm assuming I need to install the Nvidia drivers to get the native resolution of my display which is 1680*1050. However, I ...

Ubuntu Gettign native resolution out of my screen.

I have a MSI 1039 (http://www.msicomputer.com/NB/product_spec.asp?model=MS-1039) (MS-1039) based laptop. It has a 15.4 inch widescreen. Ubuntu 7.10 (with latest updates) comes up at 1280x800 @ 60Hz. This laptop has an ATI Mobility Radeon X1600 Pro that has a native resolution of 1400x900. 1400x900 i ...

Ubuntu Native resolution on Acer TravelMate 4060

I was robbed recently and my insurance company saw fit to provide me with an Acer TrevelMate 4060 as a replacement for a stolen laptop. It has a widescreen LCD with a native resolution of 1280x800. A fresh install of Ubuntu Breezy has X running at 1024x768, unfortunately.Now here's the confusing par ...

Ubuntu ATi x1600 Cannot run native resolution

I installed 7.10 and followed the directions to install the fglrx drivers for my ATi mobility radeon x1600 card in my acer 8204 laptop. This worked and I was able to enable desktop effects. However, I cannot run my native resolution of 1650x1080 it only lets me run 1280x1024 which really bothers my ...

Native resolution of my monitor unavailable in Ubuntu?

I have a 22" LCD Flatscreen monitor and I can't get its native resolution (1680x1050) in Ubuntu. The highest I can get with dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg is 1280x1024 -- even though I've selected other, higher resolutions. The native option just isn't available to me when I go to System->Pre ...

Ubuntu xorg.conf ignoring my native resolution

after reading some other resolution-related posts I learned a few things, but not enough to solve my problem, which is: i took out all the resolutions except 1280 x 1024 out of my config file. I put a custom modeline in. I know the exact specs of my monitor, and have put them in the conf file. Still ...

Ubuntu Gutsy on Dell D620 wont use native resolution

Hi, I have a dell D620 with an Nvidia GO 7300. I upgraded to gutsy, but have had some problems. At first, it would load the desktop (kinda), the cursor would work, but nothing else would show up and right clicking would not do anything. Failsafe-gnome worked, but that's no good. I tried re-installin ...

Ubuntu Radeon x1900, Dell 2700FP native resolution garbled

I've been trying my best to search for a solution to this on my own, but I can't find anything close to what's going on. After using Ubuntu on my work computer (setting it up and using it has been a complete breeze) I decided to switch to Ubuntu as my primary OS on my home machine as well.The proble ...

can't get my laptop native resolution working in xubuntu

I just bought an old dell laptop model cpx d300xtp2 30064 mB ramvideo controller is neomagic 2160 with 2mB video memoryi installed xubuntu on it and everything works fine but that i cant get my native resolution working (1024x768)i'm stuck with a blurry 800x600im quite new to the linux world and i d ...

Ubuntu 855resolution fix doesn't have native resolution

I'm using Ubuntu on an Inspiron 500m with Intel Integrated 82852/855 Graphics. Currently I can only get a resolution of 1280x1024. I've installed the 855 resolution package from synaptic and used $ sudo 855resolution -lto get a list of available modes. It returns pretty much every one but 1400x1050, ...

Ubuntu Dell Inspiron 8100 - Native vs. Non-Native Resolution

I've just discovered Ubuntu (thanks to ShellCity (http://shellcity.net/)) and scholpped it unto my 8100. Whenever I switch to a non-native resolution (eg. anything other than 1600X1200), there's a black border around the entire viewable area. IOW, the lower resolutions don't seem to stretch out to f ...

Ubuntu 2407wfp-hc showing wrong native resolution in NVIDIA-settings

I've been trying everything I can think of, and every suggestion I can find, to get my Dell 24" 2407WFP-HC to display 1920x1200. I've messed with Modelines, installed the latest NVIDIA X driver, etc, no dice. One odd thing that I've found is that in the NVIDIA-settings config app, it shows the ...