Linux Ubuntu 7.04


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Ok, I have Ubuntu 7.04 and I want to set some stuff up, ok, there are a 3 stuff, so we're going one by one:

First: Let's see if we can install Beryl. - I tried more than a couple times and it didn't work out, so I wanna see how Mr. Guru did it.

2nd: Changing resolution. I want greater resolution than 1024x768.

3rd: I want to install some virtual machine software and have Windows XP running under Ubuntu, I did that before in Linux Sabayon and I like it a lot, that's why I want it in Ubuntu, Sabayon 3.4 is coming June 30th and I can't wait to get it :smile:.

Ok, if we make all up works, it'll be great.

Regards from Sarge.
I (still) have GeForce NX6200AX 256MB Ram, 64 bit, when I enanbled desktop effects it wanted to download some driver, I downloaded and installed that driver, restarted and I have desktop effects running, I don't know is that what you are asking.
Yeah but, I couldn't even install it. That's the problem, how did you got it installed? I tried to download & install over terminal...
Ok, there is a step where it says "0% Waiting for headers" and that 0% is not moving at all, I was waiting for like 15 minutes and nothing happened :frowning:

Did you installed it over terminal (like I am trying) or there is another way, cause if there isn't, I'm giving up! :frowning:
Awesome news! sorry for the late reply :wink:

To make it run at greater than 1024:

sudo gedit /etc/X11/xorg.conf

Search for "1024" and find the listing.
You'll basically have a bunch of lines that describe the available modes.
Copy and paste the data for the 1024x768 to a new line under it, then change the 1024 and the 768 to the mode you want (probably 1280x1024?)

good luck :grinning:
Thanks, don't worry, I know you're busy around here, so it's alright :wink:

I'll do that what you've told me.
Sorry, I was a bit off.

Delete the new section you just added.

In the section you have highlighted, add the new resolution before 1024x768 in quotation marks.
How about this, you edit and set it, I will just paste it there :smile:

Section "Screen"
Identifier "Default Screen"
Device "nVidia Corporation NV44A [GeForce 6200]"
Monitor "SyncMaster"
Defaultdepth 24
SubSection "Display"
Depth 1
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
SubSection "Display"
Depth 4
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
SubSection "Display"
Depth 8
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
SubSection "Display"
Depth 15
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
SubSection "Display"
Depth 16
Modes "1024x768" "800x600" "640x480"
SubSection "Display"
Depth 24
Modes "1152×864" "800x600" "640x480"

Yeah, that is correct.
Now just save all your documents, close programs, and press ctrl+alt+bkspc
Log in
System | Preferences | Resolution
Glad to hear it worked :smile:

BTW - which theme is that?

I can't find a theme that isn't too overdone but still looks nice :dead:
Ouch guru, something is wrong, when I came here in linux, it started up with 800x600 and when i went to change resoluton, 800x600 was the biggist i can choose