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I have installed Kubuntu 9.10 afresh on an HP desktop computer with a Samsung SyncMaster 2243 and Intel integrated graphics card. The screen resolution is fixed on 1280x1024 instead of the native 1680x1050, which makes my eyes bleed.

$ lspci -k |grep "VGA" -A2
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82G33/G31 
             Express Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 10)
        Kernel driver in use: i915
        Kernel modules: i915

and my xorg.conf:

/etc/X11$ cat xorg.conf
Section "Device"
        Identifier      "Configured Video Device"
        Driver          "vesa"

Section "Monitor"
        Identifier      "Configured Monitor"

Section "Screen"
        Identifier      "Default Screen"
        Monitor         "Configured Monitor"
        Device          "Configured Video Device"

Any ideas how to make this driver work? I found no working solutions on Google searches.



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I was told in a thread I started in an Israeli Linux fan site (translation to English), to switch "vesa" to "intel" in xorg.conf - and it works!

I thought Ubuntu was over this kind of configurations already.

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