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    13.04 Low monitor resolution

    Hi Guy's n Gal's, Installed Play On Linux, followed by iTunes 11 and after system reboot cos iTunes crashed, I now have 800x600 or 1026x768 instead of my native 1280x1024.

    *-display
    description: VGA compatible controller
    product: RS780L [Radeon 3000]
    vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI
    physical id: 5
    bus info: pci@0000:01:05.0
    version: 00
    width: 32 bits
    clock: 33MHz
    capabilities: pm msi vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
    configuration: driver=radeon latency=0
    resources: irq:18 memory:d0000000-dfffffff ioport:c000(size=256) memory:feaf0000-feafffff memory:fe900000-fe9fffff
    Any ideas, please?
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    Re: 13.04 Low monitor resolution

    What version of Ubuntu.

    AMD stopped supporting older cards, so you need legacy drivers? They are still in 12.04 I believe.

    This repository provides AMD Catalyst drivers for legacy graphics Radeon HD 2xxx - 4xxx for Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal.
    https://launchpad.net/~makson96/+archive/fglrx


    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/X/Troublesho...riverDetection
    Ubuntu Precise Installation Guide - AMD/ATI
    http://wiki.cchtml.com/index.php/Ubu...#Video_Tearing
    Add Hardware Graphics - ATI: After installing ATI Driver: From QIII
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2050320
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    Re: 13.04 Low monitor resolution

    Quote Originally Posted by oldfred View Post
    What version of Ubuntu.

    AMD stopped supporting older cards, so you need legacy drivers? They are still in 12.04 I believe.

    This repository provides AMD Catalyst drivers for legacy graphics Radeon HD 2xxx - 4xxx for Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal.
    https://launchpad.net/~makson96/+archive/fglrx
    For 13.04 Raring Ringtail also
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