View Full Version : [ubuntu] Lost screen resolution

May 5th, 2009, 04:42 PM

Newbie here. Just installed Ubuntu9.04 on Dell XPS. Everything worked nice.

I tried to install and external monitor via DVI-out (Apple cinema 19inch). This prompted me to change something on Ubuntu (forgot what) and I accepted. It asked me to reboot, I did. For some reason the Apple Cinema was not properly recognized and I decided to not to use it anymore.

Now, the XPS has a issues with display. Everything is fine, but for line (horizontal) on the right half of the screen. I have to dramatically reduce the screen resolution to push the lines 'out of visibility'. Is there any way I can revert back to previous screen config? I tried playing around with display settings, no use.

Any help appreciated.


May 6th, 2009, 07:14 PM
OK...I figured it out.

Restarted and booted in recovery mode.
Used the 'Try to auto repair graphic problems'.

All is well now!

Hope this helps someone else out there...