View Full Version : [ubuntu] Screen resolution on big screen TV

October 20th, 2009, 08:32 PM
I am tryin to set the screen resolution of Ubuntu to 1920x1280 on a bigscreen HD TV. Under the display preferences, the highest resolution available is 1400x1050. Can anyone help me?

October 21st, 2009, 04:04 AM
Anyone? I tried googleing but had no real luck.

October 22nd, 2009, 12:43 PM
Come on, somebody must know…

October 22nd, 2009, 03:57 PM
This is probably a stupid question. Are you using the proprietary drivers for your vid card?

October 22nd, 2009, 04:29 PM
search the forum for xorg.conf resolution

October 29th, 2009, 03:21 AM
Thanks for the replies, even though it was a stupid question.

It turns out that all I had to do was activate a proprietary driver under the Hardware Driver preferences.