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    [ubuntu] Re: Increasing screen resolution

    Hi ST3ALTHPSYCH0,

    Just tried out your suggestion and didn't work. I expected it.

    Thanks for your effort ! It's greatly appreciated !

    At least now I know more about the xorg config file.
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    [ubuntu] Re: Increasing screen resolution

    Ok managed to generate the xorg.conf using "sudo X -configure".

    Here's how it looks like :


    Section "ServerLayout"
    Identifier "X.org Configured"
    Screen 0 "Screen0" 0 0
    Screen ...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Increasing screen resolution

    Hi ST3ALTHPSYCH0,

    Thanks for your reply.

    Like njsharp, I'm just about to give up. It's so hard and frustrating to get it to work.

    Anyway, I've read the link to your post and on running...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Increasing screen resolution

    Hi njsharp,

    Thanks for your reply.

    More updates of what I've done.

    1) reinstalled using 9.04 (trashed 9.10)
    2) installed NVIDIA-Linux-x86-71.86.11-pkg1.run successfully
    3) installed Envyng
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    [ubuntu] Re: Increasing screen resolution

    ok.. some updates...

    1) managed to download NVIDIA-Linux-x86-71.86.11-pkg1.run
    2) successfully installed the above

    But when I go to System->Preferences->Display, I get the popup :

    It...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Increasing screen resolution

    Hi realzippy,

    Thanks for the help !

    I can now see the card model. It's :

    nVidia Corporation NV5M64 [RIVA TNT2 Model 64/Model 64 Pro] (rev15)
    Subsystem : nVidia Corporation Device 0006
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    [ubuntu] Re: Increasing screen resolution

    Hi realzippy,

    Thanks for the reply.

    I'm not able to find that option in 9.10.

    Do I need to activate anything ?
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    [ubuntu] Increasing screen resolution

    Hi,

    I have just installed Ubuntu 9.10 on a PC with a Nvidia graphics card (unfortunately I do not know the model of the card - I "inherited" this PC).

    The installation was a success but the...
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