Posts Tagged ‘ubuntu 9.04’

Fixing screen resolution in Toshiba 1405-S151, in Ubuntu 9.04

Sunday, July 19th, 2009

Update. For a better solution, see this blog.

Our office has a (2002) older Toshiba Satellite 1405-S151. Windows XP is unbearably slow on the laptop, so I wanted to see if it was usable with a current version (9.04) of Ubuntu. The installation went pretty smoothly, and the computer worked much better than with Windows, except for the screen, which was stuck on 800×600 resolution. (more…)