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Ubuntu:Crash out of the GUI

Posted on 2011-09-14
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Hi,

1) This is a Linux Ubuntu (version 10.04.3) workstation in the Enterprise environment
2) This machines
- getting the IP address from DHCP server
- LAN and internet work well in this machine

3) Problem: This machine periodically "Crash" out of the Ubuntu GUI with a message about the Screen Resolution is set too low

4) How to solve this problem?

5) Thank you

tjie
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>  Screen Resolution is set too low
Did you try to adjust the screen resolution to the highest one available for your monitor?

Here is how-to
http://www.ubuntugeek.com/how-to-adjust-screen-resolution-on-ubuntu.html
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by:tjie
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Hi Wesley,

1) I don't get it
2) Per the above article
- I can use the "xrandr" (only per this session) --> It is not permanent
3) The Goal: to set it permanent
- This article says
- A user's ~/.xprofile file is executed on Xorg startup
-Copy & paste xrandr command line into this file

4) How to do it?
-say it the "xrandr" command like this --> xrandr --addmode VGA 1024x768
- and I am at Jack@Ubuntu-10:~$
5) What command should i use? Where should i copy & paste?
6) Thanks

tjie
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The approaches partly solve the problem
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