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Hey guys. So I installed Backtrack (Gnome) on my laptop today and I have a not so big but annoying problem- backtrack doesn't fill the screen and it has two ...
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    Backtrack installed on laptop


    Hey guys. So I installed Backtrack (Gnome) on my laptop today and I have a not so big but annoying problem- backtrack doesn't fill the screen and it has two black stripes where the screen ends. I can't describe it very well but here's a picture of it. Thanks in advance.photo (3).jpg

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    try
    PHP Code:
    dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg 
    as root and see if that works
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    As I understand it, backtrack is fairly old and kali is a much more recent version.
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    Also, BT and Kali are different kinds of beasts. They are not really designed to be installed to hardware, but rather to be run as live CDs or VMs. That doesn't mean that you *can't* install them, just that they were not originally intended to operate as a primary OS. Also, be aware, that while one of the great things about *nix is that you can crawl under the hood and do pretty much whatever you want you had better be ultra-slick before you try that with either BT or Kali as it is very, very easy to break specialized background components without even realizing that you did any damage.

    My advice: Pick something more flexible as your base OS and run BT in a VM.

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    How does it look when it's installed? I have it on my MacBook and it works fine. If not use the dragon utility under \pentest\miscellaneous\utility

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