Solved

Ubuntu: Crashing Out of GUI

Posted on 2011-09-14
1
349 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
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) I am a windows guy, and I need the confirmation (or 2nd opinion) from Experts

5) My Proposed Solution:
- I am using the GUI
-I go to System>Preferences>Monitor
- The current resolution : 800 X 600
- I select and change it to 1024 x 768
- I click Apply

6) My question:
- I am logging in as Jack
- And now I am at Jack@Ubuntu-10:~$
- If I execute #5, Everytime Jack logins, he will get the resolution of 1024X768 in his monitor, right?
- Experts: Please confirm Yes or No
- If NO, how to make it the resolution 1024 x 768 PERMANENT for Jack

7) Thanks

tjie
0
Comment
Question by:tjie
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
1 Comment
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
jimmart earned 500 total points
ID: 36540518
You are correct, once Jack has set the screen resolution is will "stick" for Jack.
This does not set the default or login screen resolution. To set that see Ubuntu 10.04 – Default Login Screen Resolution.
0

Featured Post

Easy, flexible multimedia distribution & control

Coming soon!  Ideal for large-scale A/V applications, ATEN's VM3200 Modular Matrix Switch is an all-in-one solution that simplifies video wall integration. Easily customize display layouts to see what you want, how you want it in 4k.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
maybe no no httpd.conf 6 78
Post Clonezilla image restore issue 6 66
Understanding ping command in Ubuntu 5 33
check the file dates in unix 14 28
I have seen several blogs and forum entries elsewhere state that because NTFS volumes do not support linux ownership or permissions, they cannot be used for anonymous ftp upload through the vsftpd program.   IT can be done and here's how to get i…
​Being a Managed Services Provider (MSP) has presented you  with challenges in the past— and by meeting those challenges you’ve reaped the rewards of success.  In 2014, challenges and rewards remain; but as the Internet and business environment evol…
Learn how to find files with the shell using the find and locate commands. Use locate to find a needle in a haystack.: With locate, check if the file still exists.: Use find to get the actual location of the file.:
How to Install VMware Tools in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 (RHEL 6.4) Step-by-Step Tutorial

749 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question