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PostPosted: Sat Feb 09, 2013 7:25 pm    Post subject: Resolution stuck on 1024x768 Reply with quote

Help! My resolution won't switch back to 1440x900 (default). When I try and switch it back, my monitor just displays a notice that it has no signal!

This doesn't appear to do anything:



Any ideas. Oh, and the windows partition is displaying the correct resolution. Rolling Eyes
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 09, 2013 7:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oh, and the image size here is down to photobucket. Damn thing keeps resizing them to 1024 x 768... Mad
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PostPosted: Sat Feb 09, 2013 7:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Booting into KDE solves it. The driver is even set to the nVidia proprietary one. Confused

Looks like it's just MATE. Although it was working fine this morning...
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 21, 2013 11:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Resurrecting this topic. Now KDE is having the issue. Even a reinstall (including the /home partition) will only give me 1360 x 768 instead of 1440 x 900 (as it used to be). Everything looks stretched. I don't like it. Shocked
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PostPosted: Fri Feb 22, 2013 4:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

...aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaannd it's sorted again! Rolling Eyes

Turns out that the VGA splitter didn't support 1440x900 (even though it says it's fine with higher resolutions and below). I realised it wasn't a driver issue when I had the same issues with Windows.
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