Monthly Archives: October 2006

Getting the Screen Resolution to 1440×900 in Ubuntu

One of the annoying things right out of the box is that the default screen resolution (1440×900) is not automatically detected. Instead, Ubuntu and Xwindows shows 1024×768 — which on this screen looks horrible on a widescreen LCD. Fortunately, this … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 6.10 with Parallels Workstation

Over the past few months, I’ve been moving more and more towards using an open source operating system full time. I no longer have a useable desktop and it’s too expensive right now for me to build a new system … Continue reading

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