[ubuntu] Laptop Screen issue - Acer Aspire 1360

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi folks, I've been struggling to get the correct resolution working on an Acer Aspire 1360 model for some 6 months. Ubuntu 11.10 works fine, except for this VGA issue. Can anyone shed any light on this problem as I'm really keen to steer away from winXP or a Linux Mandriva strain and REALLY want to stay with Ubuntu. I've attached a photo of the laptop's screen problem so people can see actually what has happened, namely the VGA output is only some 70% of the screen (as you can see, there is a 2ins/5cm blank column on the right of the screen output). It's not a hardware problem as the original (Hardware)