[ubuntu] LCD Monitor seen as CRT - resolution problems

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Just installed Ubuntu 9.10, 32 bit, and my standard 17" LCD monitor is not recognized. Instead, I'm stuck with system defaults and a max resolution of 800x600 (640x480 after installing the nvidia drivers). Since the other 7 distros I'm booting are happily finding the monitor and I'm used to 1024x768, I'm not enjoying the experience. In the hopes of tweaking /etc/X11/xorg.conf, I've grabbed info from my Mint partition as well as my Fedora partition to TRY and explain to KK that I really do want something more. Here's what I've got so far, which hasn't made the slightest difference: Quote: Section "Screen" Identifier "Configured Screen Device" DefaultDepth 24 SubSection "Display" Depth 24 Modes "1600x1200" "1280x1024" "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480" EndSubSection EndSection Section "Device" Identifier "Configured Video Device" Driver "nvidia" EndSection Section "Monitor" Identifier "Configured Monitor" VendorName "Cornea" ModelName "LCD" HorizSync 30.0 - 110.0 VertRefresh 50.0 - 150.0 Option "DPMS" EndSection Also, this is from my /var/log/Xorg.0.log Quote: (==) Log file: "/var/log/Xorg.0.log", Time: Fri Oct 30 15:55:11 2009 (==) Using config file: "/etc/X11/xorg.conf" (==) No Layout section. Using the first Screen section. (**) |-->Screen "Configured Screen Device" (0) (**) | |-->Monitor "<default monitor>" (==) No device specified for screen "Configured Screen Device". Using the first device section listed. (**) | |-->Device "Configured Video Device" (==) No monitor specified for screen "Configured Screen Device". Using a default monitor configuration. Aha! It caught my attempt to say that it was a Configured Monitor when it wasn't. I suppose I could change that to default monitor, but I don't see how that's going to fix it. So, I'd appreciate it if someone could point out what I've missed including. (Hardware)