Cannot get full screen resolution on Acer ao751h (Karmic 9.10)
> Cannot get full screen resolution on Acer ao751h (Karmic 9.10)
> Trying again - I have now successfully joimed the list - hoping you can
> My name is Marc Gottlieb, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
> I just upgraded Jaunty to Karmic on my Acer ao751h. I cannot get the full
> screen resolution of 1366x768.
> With Jaunty 9.04, I got the full screen by:
> 1) add the following to/etc/apt/sources.list:
> deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/ubuntu-mobile/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main
> 2) executing the following:
> sudo gpg -keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com -recv 0×99d6b21cc6598a30
> sudo apt-get update
> sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg-video-psb
> This wouldn't work after the upgrade.
> I have spent two days following the advice on several Ubuntu forums,
> including the advice at:
> I have followed each line and done every detail suggested. Each item seemed
> to execute properly (file updates, package download and install, etc), but
> in the end, my screen is stuck at 1024x768. None of it has worked.
> If it cannot be resolved I will reinstall 9.04, but before doing that, I was
> hoping that someone who has cracked this nut might be able to post a more
> detailed or explicit set of instructions.
You didn't keep the old kernel so you could revert in case the upgrade
Regardless, all you may need to do is replace the new video driver with
the old one from the 9.04 release. Karmic broke a lot of things,
especially when it comes to new vendor-supplied closed source drivers:
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