Ubuntu Thoggen - want resolution greater than 720x480

Why won't Thoggen give a resolution over 720x480? Is there anything I can do to make it greater? ...

Ubuntu How to change screen res to 720x480?

I've got an ASUS Z96Fm "barebones" notebook running Feisty. It has integrated graphics and an S-video out port. S-video works fine, except the graphics controller doesn't do a particularly good job of converting what's on the laptop screen to NTSC. The image is always either stretched or c ...

Ubuntu Valid NTSC 720x480 X modeline

I've got someone on another forum helping me get HD480i output from my TVOut port on my graphics card. He says I need a NTSC valid 720x480 modeline. I'm googling all over the place but can't find one. Anybody can help a brother out? ...

Ubuntu I want 1024*768 Screen resolution

I have 800*600 Screen resolution but I want 1024*768/60@I search the forums but I found nothing .that is my vga card klabezo@ubuntu:~$ lspci | grep VGA01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 65x/M650/740 PCI/AGP VGA Display Adapterklabezo@ubuntu:~$ xrandrScreen 0: minimum ...

Ubuntu X works only on one kernel after installing fglrx

I was previously using kernel 2.6.24-16-generic (which was the stock kernel from Ubuntu 8.04 installation), I built kernel 2.6.28-newkernel and installed the proprietary fglrx driver after booting into the newly built kernel. fglrx works fine with no problems at all (3D accelaration and also detects ...

Ubuntu Dual Monitor Dilema

I'm having some serious problems getting my TV working as a seperate x screen. Although the TV stays black normally, when I hit the "detect display" button within nvidia-settings I can see my desktop flash on the TV for a second. I'm using a nvidia 8400gs, 177 driver, and Ubuntu 8.10. Some ...

Ubuntu Getting second monitor to be Primary until undock.

I am running Ubuntu 8.10 on a laptop. I have an ATI card and have installed the needed drivers and configuration control for my card.What I would like to have happen is...When I am just using the laptop, I would like the computer to only use the visible display on the laptop along with making it the ...

Ubuntu mplayer source install - Can't open /dev/fb0

I tried installing mplayer from source as the binary package in Ubuntu does not come with Mencoder. I successfully compiled and installed the package. However, when I try to play a video, it only gives sound with no video output. I get a list of errors when starting playback.However, if I install th ...

Ubuntu X Driver Update | Now Stuck At Boot!

I updated my server via SSH from another computer.I'm running Ubuntu 10.10 on my old laptop.I updated it at the 1/3. But now i experience problems!Since the update there where Radeon driver updates which made Ubuntu not to load X.http://wiki.x.org/wiki/RecentChangesYou can see the update @ 1/3.The c ...

Ubuntu Failed boot kernel 2.6.38.2

Running ubuntu 10.10 maverick x64Hi all, just updated my kernel to latest in repos: 2.6.38.2 and can't get gui to load, boots fine in kernel 2.6.37.12 . Have tried dpkg-reconfigure, no luck. here's my /var/log/xorg.0.log:[ 253.018] X.Org X Server 1.9.2.901 (1.9.3 RC 1)Release Date: 2010-11-13[ 253.0 ...

Ubuntu How to add a new resolution?

I´m using Ubuntu 10.10 32 bits with ATI Mobility Radeon HD 4500 Series on a Dell Studio 1558, and my problem is i can´t set a properly resolution.I can set it to 1920x1080, wich in most cases is to high that makes everything so little, and the next properly resolution (same proportions) is 1280x72 ...

Ubuntu menCODER Audio Record (Xbox 360)

So I've gotten pretty nice quality video capturing my Xbox 360 through easyCAP, but I've spent the last 4 days (About 10 hours) trying to get the audio to record. Also, I cannot seem to get it to record in my specified dimensions or FPS. Here is my current menCODER .sh script:mencoder tv:// -tv devi ...

Ubuntu Custom resolution problem

I have a problem with setting up custom resolution. I want 1280x960 70mHz, but ubuntu fails to detect it automaticly. And when i try to add it manually i get an error.My monitor: Samsung SyncMaster 755dfx, it's crt.My video card: Radeon HD 3650 AGP.Here what i'm trying to do:xrandr --newmode "1 ...

Ubuntu S-video confusion

So I'm running Ubuntu 9.10 and having trouble hooking my tv up to my HD2600 pro agp card. When I open CCC my tv is detected but for some reason I cannot for the life of me get my desktop to show up on my tv. As for video card drivers I'm using this: http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownload/linux/Pages/ ...

Ubuntu DVD Backup

Greetings,I'm using Ubuntu Server 9.10 Edition.I followed the FFMPEG X264 Guide here and everything installed nicely. I'm now trying to make backups of our dvd collection at home and place them on the server to stream to the PS3, I have all that working great.So I downloaded and installed vobcopy an ...

Ubuntu under VMware: how to select 1024x600 resolution?

folks, complete Ubuntu rookie speaking :)I am using Ubuntu 9.04 as guest OS under VMware Workstation 6.5 (host is Windows XP Home). The host has a screen size of 1280x800, and I'd like the guest to have 1024x600 size to fit on the screen. That resolution is not available under System > Preference ...

Ubuntu How to check current Xorg configuration

I am trying to figure out the exact configuration (what the xorg.conf would look like) Ubuntu is using for Xorg. Ubuntu is the only linux distro that has correctly detected and configured all of the devices on a laptop. I would like to use its configuration as a basis for other systems.I'm assuming ...

Ubuntu ffmpeg broke, all output files empty now!

Help, my ffmpeg broke! It was working fine before. I installed some libs to play encrypted dvds on my computer, could that be what broke it? I think I followed these directions (http://www.ubuntugeek.com/playing-encrypted-dvds-in-ubuntu.html ), except libdvd4 instead of libdvd3.Anyway, when I run an ...

Ubuntu radeon x1270 S-video black&white!

So after countless of hours I got Ubuntu to recognize my TV. THOUGH it's now in black&white, and it's flickering quite some, which is annoying to say the least.I know this is a common problem. Been searching around for a long time, without anything resulting in fixing my above issues. Used linux ...

Ubuntu problems in some applications

i have some problems in 2d and 3d accleration (i think)the applications that i cant run BoxeeXBMCEnemy TerritoryUbuntu OS:9.04 x86My system:Pentium 4 2.4 GHz512 MB ram DDR1STLab ATI Radeon 9200LOGS:XBMC:ubuntu@ubuntu-desktop:/usr/local/games/enemy-territory$ xbmcThe XBMC_HOME environment variable is ...

Ubuntu Ati, xorg, Composite extension is not available

after one new install of ubuntu 8.10, have installed the lasted drivers from Amd.But, the composite extention is always disabled after many operation to activate this.Here is my xorg.conf and other informations for fglrx.fglrxinfoxarkam@Hyksos:~$ fglrxinfo display: :0.0 screen: 0OpenGL vendor string ...

Ubuntu Can't use Multiple Applications that Requires Sound = Mplayer/Totem

I am having a lot issues with mplayer and totem playing movies. If I open any other programs before IE Teamspeak, wine, or opera Mplayer freezes and totem plays all videos in slow motion. But if I only open mplayer or totem they play in normal speed. I have been able to play DVD through both Totem a ...

Ubuntu Can't get compiz with high resolution on fglrx (ati x1650)

I hardly ever post questions, but this one is really getting to me! I appreciate your help in advance.I have a Radeon x1650 Pro that happens to have 2 DVI outputs (no VGA). One is hooked up to a Dell 2007WFP (1680x1050), which is on the left and the other is hooked to a Dell 2407WFP (1920x1200). I'm ...

Ubuntu gdm fails to start but startx works fine

I have a Clevo M66SE with a VIA VN896 graphics card. After a bit of a wrestle it worked fine running Ubuntu 8.10 with the openchrome drivers until my disk died last week.Trying a fresh install of Ubuntu 8.10, I needed to put "xforcevesa" in the kernel options to make the graphical installe ...

Ubuntu Widescreen and sound

The last 2 days worth of updates have been really bad.1440-900 stopped working. It becomes 4:3 and leaves a black strip on the left side of the screen. Sound before didnt work in adobe flash only. Now it has no sound.This is a pre-release version of the X server from The X.Org Foundation.It is not s ...

Ubuntu Compiz starts with a white screen after reboot (it worked yesterday)

I had Compiz configured and working nicely for the last couple of weeks (Ubuntu 8.04). However upon installation of the latest updates few hours ago (or at least that's what I think might caused it) and restarting the system, I get white screen after I log in. My xorg.conf hasn't changed. I have ATI ...

Ubuntu Natty Svideo TVout problem with ATI Radeon X1300

I recently installed 11.04 and i am tearing my hear out to get Svideo to work properly on my t.v.Currently my T.V boots fine showing bios info etc but as soon as the ubuntu logo comes on the whole t.v is green with horizontal and vertical lines. I have tried with xrandr --output S-video --set " ...

Ubuntu Force resolution

HiWhen i start my computer without the screen and then plug it in after boot the resolution is wrong, it becomes 1440x1050 (4:3) and the screen's native is 1920x1080. This is a problem cause i need to start it without the screen and then plug it in. i have tried some stuff that i found on the forums ...

Ubuntu Switching monitors via a single button press?

I've installed ubuntu 10.4 on my wife's laptop. She's loving it so far, but we've run into a sticky spot. Not too big of a deal, but annoying.She loves Compiz effects (largely, transparency and the desktop cube deal), and they work great.However, we also use this laptop with our HDTV as a media cent ...

Ubuntu screen resolution stuck at 800x600

I know that this problem is pretty common and repeated . I went through some previous threads and didnt find a solution.. I should also add that I am an absolute newbie to LinuxMy screen resolution does not go beyond 800x600 in Ubuntu. In Windows I do not have any problem. The only resolution option ...

Ubuntu changed video cards - now can't use higher resolutions

I've been using Ubuntu 9.10 (as part of Mythbuntu) for a few weeks, following an upgrade from 9.04.When I started, I was using the nvidia 6150 video chip built-on to the Asus A8N-VM-CSM motherboard and an Acer 23 inch LCD monitor with a full resolution of 1920x1080. As soon as I booted up with the 1 ...

Ubuntu dualscreen with Nvidia GeForce 7300LE

I need help with setting up dualscreens, it works in windows (XP) but I am a bit lost with ubuntu.Here is my xorg.conf (I know I haven't made much changes yet, but I don't know what changes to make)Section "Monitor"Identifier "Configured Monitor"EndSectionSection "Screen ...

Ubuntu Boot Splash Screen and Login Screen wrong Resolution

I have had a problem with my graphics since 8.04LTS 64 bit. The login screen (In my current 9.04 Gnome 64bit install) as well as the boot splash screen are in a higher resolution than my little 1024x768 laptop monitor can handle. This means it looks really unprofessional when it is booting because t ...

Ubuntu Gnome crashes fglrx_dri

fglrx_dri gets a SIGFPE and gnome crashes as soon as a I login. I cannot even login in failsafe mode. I can try removing the fglrx module (i have not tried that yet). So is it just bad driver code or is there any work around? Is there anything I can do to avoid this? This did not happen previously.H ...

Ubuntu Xorg with two processes

HiI'm ubuntu x64 Intrepid Ibex user for a short time. I'm not an expert but not newbie in linux.I see something extrange in the process list related to the Xserver...nenjordi@JORDI-Desktop:/etc/X11$ ps -Af --forest | grep Xroot 5822 5805 3 Jan09 tty7 00:33:05 \_ /usr/X11R6/bin/X :0 -br -audit 0 -aut ...

Ubuntu Is there a file that the graphical login must use?

My wife upgraded to Intrepid but now, she can only log in the command line. She can get to the gdm screen (well xdm now that I had her install xubuntu-desktop) but she can't log in there.I am SSH'ing her computer half the world away and i was able to do some updates, but I don't know what file I am ...

Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex FGLRX and DRI Major Issues

I upgraded from Hardy Heron to Intrepid Ibex and started experiencing problems with fglrx 8.10 and now 8.11. Apparently I have an older dri driver which is killing X's ability to launch. Anyone know how to fix it? X.Org X Server 1.5.2Release Date: 10 October 2008X Protocol Version 11, Revision 0Buil ...

New Ubuntu install - cannot increase monitor resolution. Onboard graphics card.

everyone, I know there are many threads on similar issues but I can't find anything that will work. I am a big fan of this forum and I hope you can help.Not sure if I need drivers or what to do - I feel really stupid as I should be able to get this right but I am at a brick wall.Basically I have a 2 ...

Ubuntu blank screen after updating from 10.04 to 10.10

i´ve tried to update my test-laptop (thinkpad t43) to the actual beta.the dist-upgrade worked whitout problems, but after rebooting the x-server seems to work, but screen is empty...it seems that the xserver is crashing:Caught signal 11 (Segmentation fault). Server abortinghere the full log:[ 181.2 ...

Ubuntu 9.04 xorg problems on averatec 3225 (KM400)

I have an Averatec 3225 laptop. The cd drive does not work, but I can boot from USB. I had Yoper installed on it for years with no problems, but I finally decided it was time to update. First, I tried to install kubuntu 9.04. It failed to start the installer (presumably because of xorg problems). I ...

Ubuntu Problem after upgrade to 9.04

I just upgraded to 9.04, and immediately ran into an X problem when rebooting. I just get a blank screen, with a half inch square of random colors, which appears to be the "cursor". I'm using the Catalyst drivers, and my full /var/log/Xorg.0.log file is at the end of this messageIn particu ...

Ubuntu Text Console Resolution Too Large

I have just installed Ubuntu 8.10 on a DELL Dimension XPS R400. No Desktop environment configured, console only.Monitor is old CRT, and upon boot text size is way too big to view the entire screen. Something like 800x600. I have searched all over and tried several fixes recomended in other posts - s ...

Ubuntu Cannot get fglrx to work (properly) on Intrepid

I upgraded from Hardy to Intrepid using the "cdromupgrade" script on the alternate installer CD.Everything is fine until I tried to install fglrx-8.552.The installation and module compilation itself is OK.The problem is .... hmm .... actually, I don't know what it is .. but it seems that X ...

Ubuntu Svideo TVout problem with ATI Radeon X1300

I recently installed 11.04 and i am tearing my hear out to get Svideo to work properly on my t.v.Currently my T.V boots fine showing bios info etc but as soon as the ubuntu logo comes on the whole t.v is green with horizontal and vertical lines. I have tried with xrandr --output S-video --set " ...

Ubuntu How do I activate my S-video connection ATI Mobility Radeon x1400?

I would like to use my S-video connection on my ATI Mobility Radeon x1400 Laptop but I don't know how to do it. Could someone help please? I have never tried to use it before so I cannot tell whether it worked with previous versions.I am using Natty.Here is what I get with the command xrand.phg@ubun ...

Ubuntu Poor display qualities, new install, 32" TV as monitor

I asked this question in the installation forum and got as far as possible with the advice there. I'm using a 32" Insignia TV as my sole monitor. I'm using the HDMI from the integrated video on my ASUS E35M1-M motherboard. I have it running at 1920x1080. When it boots up the monitor says the BI ...

Ubuntu Flickering stripes and restarts of my screen (dual screen setup with xrandr)

I just installed Xubuntu 10.10 on my desktop computer (signature, gfx: ATI X800) and I'm running it on 2 screens. One 24" ViewSonic vx2435 (as primary) and a 19" Samsung SyncMaster 940B.When I first started I added this to .xprofile:xrandr --output DVI-0 --mode 1920x1200 --rate 60 --primar ...

Ubuntu ATI - S-video out

Long time user, first time poster, registered and popping cherry on this postSituation: trying to get S-Video out from ATI Radeon 4350 -with the fglrx driver- (ubuntu 10.10)I've managed to get S-video out with the radeon driver, but the screen is sort of slanted and goes off the physical tv screen. ...

Ubuntu What USB TV/DVB video devices work?

What USB TV/DVB video devices actually work on Ubuntu?I'm specifically interested in 10.04 and analog NTSC capture. HDTV would not be totally useless, but I'd prefer a cheaper device without it for now.There is a "master list" at:http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Em28xx_devices#BoardsB ...

Ubuntu mplayer works opening /dev/video0, VLC is broken

any ideas?, VLC used to workit is an avc-2010 video capture cardmplayer herescott@scott-desktop:~$ mplayer /dev/video0MPlayer 1.0rc4-4.4.5 (C) 2000-2010 MPlayer Teammplayer: could not connect to socketmplayer: No such file or directoryFailed to open LIRC support. You will not be able to use your rem ...