resolution problems

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resolution problems

Post by seeyouentee »

Would be very much appreciated if anyone could explain why my 19" widescreen monitor cannot display properly a resolution of 1440 x 900 @ 60 or 75 hz. I change it to 1024 x 768 but when I reboot it changes back to 1440 x 900 which has some of the display missing from the top of the screen and the right hand side of the screen, with the task bar out of view at the bottom of the screen. I'm using a geforcce 7600 gs using the gnome desktop. I cannot save the config file from the nvidia server settings, it throws up a message saying unable to create new config backup file '/etc/X11/xorg.conf.backup'. Any help would be great.

Thanks for your reply's. For some reason its now working fine. Don't know what I done but it's working ok. Once again thanks.
Last edited by seeyouentee on Mon Apr 13, 2009 6:46 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: resolution problems

Post by fwc »

are you running the latest Mint version and the latest drivers? Which monitor brand is it?

(I am using the 7600 GS and it works fine, so I don't think its a card issue)

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