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I got my hands on a Ubuntu System (which was displaying correctly) and I installed CentOS 6.3. The screen is wrapping around on itself. Any ideas?

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Screenshot of the laptop

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a screenshot or photo would help loads here –  Journeyman Geek Sep 21 '12 at 11:13
    
Sorry, new user... :) –  Sky High Sep 21 '12 at 11:31
    
I read 'Laptop 15"' but still have to ask: Is it a built-in or an external display? If the latter applies, how is the display connected: digital (<en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_Visual_Interface) or analog (<en.wikipedia.org/wiki/VGA_connector>)? –  jaume Nov 10 '12 at 14:54
    
It is a built in LCD display. –  Sky High Nov 18 '12 at 6:02
    
xrandr recognizes it as LVDS1. –  Sky High Nov 18 '12 at 7:12
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I had the same issue with CentOS 6.3 with a 19" Samsung monitor.

I solved this by changing the resolution in /System/Preferences/Display/ to 1280×720.

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I don't get an option to change the resolution. It is stuck at 1366x768, which is the LCD's native resolution. –  Sky High Nov 18 '12 at 6:01
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