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I recently installed Ubuntu 11.10. I was using Windows XP earlier. After installing, when i tried to play music, there was no audio. Also the maximum screen resolution is 1024x768 while in XP it was 1440x900. I think i need to install drivers from intel but i gave up after unsuccessfully searching drivers for ubuntu for a whole day. Please kindly help.

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This question would be more appropriate I think in an ubuntu forum –  Tom Ingram Dec 27 '11 at 20:52
There is AskUbuntu for that, but i can't flag this question to be migrated there. –  BatchyX Dec 27 '11 at 20:59
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Audio format like MP3, mpeg are restrcited format. So, only the audio formats are not shipped with the Ubuntu. To play audio and video files you have to install ubuntu-restricted-extras.

Here is the useful link for the installation of ubuntu-restricted

You can change resolution of the ubuntu desktop, system --> Preference ---> Monitor.

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