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June 28, 2011 2:54:22 AM

Bran-noob alert!

I have just built a computer:

mobo: Asus m4a79xtd
gpu: Asus HD 6450 silent
cpu: AMD phen II 955 BE
psu: 500w Extreme power plus
HD: 250gig unknown left over from other build. This housed Ubuntu so I just went with it.

DVD, keyboard mouse, etc.

Im not using all of my screen, the video is not that great even though I have my GPU card connected through an HDMI cable to a 720p capable TV. I go to monitors and it has three different displays listed, but only one of them looks right. I think this may be a driver issue, but I have no idea how to resolve it with ubuntu because every machine before this has been windows.

Any ideas?

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June 28, 2011 3:05:33 AM

Did you enable the ATI driver?
June 28, 2011 4:02:32 AM

how do I do this?
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June 28, 2011 5:32:37 AM
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June 29, 2011 2:56:47 AM

ah, so my 6450 is listed as one that will work fine with the ubuntu upgrade to 11.04 beta, let me try that and thanks Pyroflea!
June 29, 2011 2:57:01 AM

Best answer selected by SaintKr0.
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