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    Okay i am trying to change the resolution of the linux command line at bootup.i want to use the native resolution of my laptops panel wich is 1024x768 i cant figure out how to do it so i thought id come here.
    im useing lubuntu raring ringtail on a sony vaio pcg-993l
    hers my
    /etc/default/grub file
    I have done update-grub as superuser

    # If you change this file, run 'update-grub' afterwards to update
    # /boot/grub/grub.cfg.
    # For full documentation of the options in this file, see:
    # info -f grub -n 'Simple configuration'

    GRUB_DEFAULT=0
    #GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT=0
    GRUB_HIDDEN_TIMEOUT_QUIET=true
    GRUB_TIMEOUT=10
    GRUB_DISTRIBUTOR=`lsb_release -i -s 2> /dev/null || echo Debian`
    GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="nosplash debug --verbose"
    GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="video=VGA-1:1024x768"

    # Uncomment to enable BadRAM filtering, modify to suit your needs
    # This works with Linux (no patch required) and with any kernel that obtains
    # the memory map information from GRUB (GNU Mach, kernel of FreeBSD ...)
    #GRUB_BADRAM="0x01234567,0xfefefefe,0x89abcdef,0xe fefefef"

    # Uncomment to disable graphical terminal (grub-pc only)
    GRUB_TERMINAL=console

    # The resolution used on graphical terminal
    # note that you can use only modes which your graphic card supports via VBE
    # you can see them in real GRUB with the command `vbeinfo'
    GRUB_GFXMODE=1024x768
    GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=keep
    # Uncomment if you don't want GRUB to pass "root=UUID=xxx" parameter to Linux
    #GRUB_DISABLE_LINUX_UUID=true

    # Uncomment to disable generation of recovery mode menu entries
    #GRUB_DISABLE_RECOVERY="true"

    # Uncomment to get a beep at grub start
    #GRUB_INIT_TUNE="480 440 1"

    GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=1024x768x32
    Last edited by fennectech2; September 22nd, 2013 at 02:07 AM.

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