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Old 08-16-2008, 05:45 AM
Linda Vest Castanos
 
Default screen resolution “SOLVED”

Good info Will - thank you

On Sat, 2008-08-16 at 00:48 -0400, William Witt wrote:
> On Saturday 16 August 2008 00:06:00 Linda Vest Castanos wrote:
> > I didn't see anything to turn off. It didn't do it with 7.04
> >
> > On Fri, 2008-08-15 at 21:18 -0500, Victor Padro wrote:
> > > On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 8:53 PM, William Witt
> > > <william@witt-family.net> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Friday 15 August 2008 20:01:25 Linda Vest Castanos wrote:
> > > > When I boot up and shut down Ubuntu (8.04 Hardy Heron), I
> > >
> > > get the
> > >
> > > > following message like a floating screen saver. How do I get
> > >
> > > rid of it.
> > >
> > > > "Not Optimum Mode"
> > > >
> > > > Recommended Mode
> > > >
> > > > 1280 X 1024 60 HZ"
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > XP resolution is 1024 X 728 which I'm happy with.
> > > > (System-Preference-Screen Resolution) under Ubuntu reads
> > >
> > > "1280 X
> > > 1024 .
> > >
> > > > When I switch XP to "1280 X 1024 60 HZ", it's to small. I
> > >
> > > would be
> > > happy
> > >
> > > > to get rid of the so call 'screen saver' "Not Optimum Mode"
> > >
> > > and be
> > > done
> > >
> > > > with it.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Any suggestions?
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Linda
> > >
>
>
> This is happening only during the ubuntu splash screens at boot and shutdown,
> but not during normal operation, correct? I found this just a while ago while
> searching for a problem I'm having on the development branch.
>
> http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/5477/
>
>
Quote:
> usplash should get an gui for setting up resulution, the method that we use at
> the moment is not for new users,
> to get the right resolution we often have to do something like this : sudo
> gedit /etc/usplash.conf
> see the resolutions and fill in the ones you want ,
>
> this is how it looks
>
> # Usplash configuration file
> xres=1024
> yres=768
>
> then save the new file and run
>
> sudo update-initramfs -u
>
> wait untill its done ( takes a while ) then after that reboot
>
>
> Of course before you try it, you should backup /etc/usplash.conf and replace
> the resolution in the file with the optimum ones for your monitor.
>
> Will
>


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