Change Resolution on Ubuntu Desktop / Server w/GUI from Terminal

Mindwatering Incorporated

Author: Tripp W Black

Created: 07/28 at 03:49 PM

 

Category:
Ubuntu
General

Issue:
After VM Tools installation, 800x600 screen too small to see apply button. If not careful, tabbing and clicking <enter> will apply a screen rotation instead.

Steps:
1. Start Terminal:
2. Run the xrandr with a supported screen size for the display:
$ sudo xrandr --size 1280x960



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