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    latop with Compaq 18.5'' external monitor


    I broke my laptop monitor and bought an external monitor (compaq 18.5'', Q1859). My resolution is 1024 X 768 (4:3) and the system->preferences->display shows my monitor as compaq 19''. My problem is the resolution and everything on the display is stretched. I can not change the resolution from the preferences. I am using Ubuntu 9.10. Please help in this, I do not want to throw away my laptop.



    unchecking the mirror monitor from system-->preferences and select external monitor gave higher resolution option.
    Last edited by merupula; November 21st, 2009 at 05:29 AM. Reason: solved


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