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[ubuntu] Black Borders Around GRUB and Splash

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Here's an interesting one: I recently bought a new monitor capable of a 1920 x 1080 resolution. No problems there. Ubuntu detects it and my video card (nVidia GT640) perfectly. I can load up the proprietary drivers fine. In fact, all is running well. Until I try to replace the vga cable with a DVI-D cable. What I'm now getting is both a grub screen and a boot-splash with a thick black border around it. (Maybe an inch at the bottom/top and two inches at the sides.) From studying it, it's not that the resolution is incorrect -- it actually looks as though the screen has been shrunk. So I' (Hardware)