View Full Version : Locked in safe graphics mode
December 7th, 2009, 01:37 PM
I have Ubuntu on my old Toshiba Satellite laptop. I seem to have booted in safe graphics mode and cannot get to any other resulution. Nothing will install from the disc drive and I desperately need some advice. I am a senior citizen (77) and do not understand technical terms so please could any advice be simple?
Many thanks in advance.
December 11th, 2009, 10:02 PM
We need to know what graphics adapter your laptop has. Could you open an Applications-->Accessories-->Terminal and type:
sudo lshw -C display
enter your password when asked. The above command will display the details of your graphics adapter. Could you please paste the output into your next post.
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