202 - Xubuntu install on Toshiba Portege 3500

Open baby

202 - Xubuntu install on Toshiba Portege 3500

Postby intodis » 28 Mar 2010, 22:45

Notes on installing xubuntu (karmic 9.10) on toshiba portege 3500

1. fresh xubuntu install using netboot, see http://intodis.com/info/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=183

2. Fix the screen resolution (originally found from http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/peripherals-hardware/116134-cant-get-my-video-card-working-right.html)
Code: Select all
sudo mousepad /etc/X11/xorg.conf

was empty originally for me, just add
Code: Select all
Section "Device"
    Identifier    "Configured Video Device"
    Driver        "trident"
    BusID        "PCI:1:0:0"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
    Identifier    "Configured Monitor"
    Option        "DPMS"
    HorizSync      30-71
    VertRefresh    50-100
EndSection

Section "Screen"
    Identifier    "Default Screen"
    Monitor       "Configured Monitor"
    Device        "Configured Video Device"
    DefaultDepth    16
    SubSection "Display"
        Depth        16
        Modes        "1280x1024" "1024x768"
    EndSubSection
    SubSection "Display"
        Depth        24
        Modes        "1280x1024" "1024x768"
    EndSubSection
EndSection

then restart
intodis
Site Admin
 
Posts: 204
Joined: 30 Mar 2006, 20:57

Return to Ubuntu/Linux

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests

cron