I have an Acer Aspire Revo which has a Nvidia Ion graphics processor in it. I have it driving a Samsung SyncMaster 2043NW. When i used this monitor with a Windows PC it ran it 1680x1050. In ubuntu it wont go to any 16:10 resolution. Is there any way to force the resolution? or get the nvidia config to pickup the montior as anything other than CRT-0?
Very wierd, it turned out that it was the VGA cable, it was missing 4 of the pins, not because they where damaged they just arent there
that's strange: I have Ubuntu 9.04 64bit and an NVidia gpu, and it runs fine with the 180.44 version of NVidia drivers (1680x1050 monitor resolution).
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