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steinzeitmensch
August 24th, 2008, 08:04 AM
Hi I am new to Ubuntu having only switched to it in the last 3 weeks on my Lenovo laptop.
A few days ago I had a problem that the screen would stay blank after login.
After many trials and tribulations, and with the help fo the all you great Ubuntu users, I got my screen back but it is now locked at 640x480.
In the 'Monitor resolution settings' it seems I have no other screen resolution options.
I checked other posts and tried some of the things that helped them, but so far not luck.

Can someone help me please :(

Flyingjester
August 24th, 2008, 08:31 AM
what kind of card do you have?

anewguy
August 24th, 2008, 08:33 AM
Please do a "lspci" in a terminal window and copy/paste the output back here. Have you installed a driver for your video card? Also, please copy/paste your xorg.conf file here as well.

Ryadt
August 24th, 2008, 08:38 AM
Try
sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg

steinzeitmensch
August 24th, 2008, 09:05 AM
Please do a "lspci" in a terminal window and copy/paste the output back here. Have you installed a driver for your video card? Also, please copy/paste your xorg.conf file here as well.

Here they are attached

steinzeitmensch
August 24th, 2008, 09:35 AM
Try
sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg

Not one to give up, I ran through this command and all the questions that come up with in, and hey presto, my screen is back.

many thanks