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  1. #1

    panels just off screen

    have ubuntu 10.10 nvidia Ion for graphics - all installed and activated. resolution says its set for the monitor - HDTV w/ HDMI connection. Have tried to change resolution to fix problem - no change.
    The top/bottom panels are just off screen - as is any info displayed on the right/ left margins. I can run the mouse around the edge of the screen and "find" what's there - but I would prefer to actually "shrink" the screen so all is visible.
    Any help is appreciated.

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    Linux Engineer MASONTX's Avatar
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    May 2010
    Mason Texas
    If monitor doesn't do the job, try fiddling with your monitor/TV controls themselves. They may just need to have the picture size shifted or shrunk slightly.
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    SuperMod (Back again) devils casper's Avatar
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    Chandigarh, India
    Have you installed Graphics driver?
    Post the output of these commands :
    lspci | grep -i vga
    grep -i driver /etc/X11/xorg.conf
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    Thanks MASONTX - I had forgotten that the TV monitor had to be told to act like a PC Monitor, and that I needed to do it through the TV settings. I do have to use the VGA and not the HDMI though.

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