Force resolution of 1024×768 in Ubuntu Linux

Ubuntu LogoComputer having old hardware or incompatible hardware like SIS,VIA is not fully compatible with Ubuntu Linux. This result the maximum resolution of Ubuntu to be 800×600. You can force the resolution of 1024×768 by editing xorg.conf file present in X11 folder.

First of all start “terminal” and pass this code “gksudo gedit etc/X11/xorg.conf”, this will open xorg.conf in Gedit . Now replace existing code with this one ,

Section “Device”
Identifier    “Configured Video Device”
EndSection

Section “Monitor”
Identifier    “Configured Monitor”
HorizSync       30.0 – 62.0
VertRefresh     50.0 – 70.0
EndSection

Section “Screen”
Identifier    “Default Screen”
Monitor        “Configured Monitor”
Device        “Configured Video Device”
DefaultDepth    24
SubSection “Display”
Depth    24
Modes     “1024×768” “800×600”
EndSubSection
EndSection

Save it & restart your computer and you will be able to switch to 1024×768 resolution.

Pritush

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