[ubuntu] Xorg -configure will not run

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I upgraded from ubuntu 11.04 to 12.04 through 11.10. The only resolution that now works is 800x600. The display is unknown. The display manger gives an option of 1024X768, but using this, the left part of the desktop is off the display. I am running the same hardware with freeBSD 8.2 at 1280x768 with no problem. An earlier thread suggested creating an xorg.conf file with the correct parameters for the Intel graphics. I tried to run Xorg -configure after booting into recovery mode. I got an error saying that display 0 was running. Also a line saying to remove a file in /tmp that did not ex (Hardware)