Xserver crashes on Dell – Ubuntu (Feisty )

My laptop is Dell Inspiron 1505, with ATI Mobility Card When i installed Ubuntu Feisty X-Server was not starting. Instructions to fix: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install linux-restricted-modules-$(uname -r) sudo apt-get install xorg-driver-fglrx sudo depmod -a After that reconfigure X Server sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg Select fglx driver, keep remaining all default settings(for keyboard etc). ...

Fixing resolution on Dell WideScreens (Feisty – Ubuntu)

It took me a while to fix my resolution. I wanted 1280×800@ 60 resolution for my dell laptop. After lot of googling i got some help. 1. sudoedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf. Make following changes: Section “Monitor” Identifier “Generic Monitor” Option “DPMS” HorizSync 28-64 VertRefresh 43-60 Modeline “1280×800@60” 83.91 1280 1312 1624 1656 800 816 824 841 EndSection ...

Meetings n Meetings …. 1

Undoubtedly i will remember 13 June 2007 as the day of Meetings. It all started with our weekly Meeting at 10.30 am. To follow that another new project Meeting at 11.30 am. I almost skipped lunch because of Meeting. It was around 7.30 pm when i finished my last Meeting. So today i attended only ...