Questions about hardware,drivers and peripherals
I've installed Mint on my Dell laptop, but I installed while attached to a docking bay.
The laptop has a widescreen monitor, but the screen I'm using with the bay is not, so Mint detected that screen size during install.
Now when I run the laptop off the bay it runs in non widescreen mode leaving black bars down the sides.
As I do most of my work on the docking bay its not the end of the world but it would be nice to get it working. Is there a way to configure it so it can detect which screen res it should use?
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there is no one answer for this without knowing what's under the dells hood.
would require you to specfiy what video card/chipset your dell has
if you start a terminal session and type in
post that along with what video driver is being used in file
and have you run envy or not?
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