If your desktop looks like a thumbnail in the centre of your monitor, or you have to scroll around to see everything, you could try to set the resolution manually. Here we are going to learn how to change screen resolution in Ubuntu.
This could happen because a bug in your GPU’s drivers doesn’t identify your monitor correctly. Or, you have the wrong screen resolution in Ubuntu. Although it is a rare problem, it can be easily fixed.
How to Change Screen Resolution in Ubuntu
Note:- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS has been officially released. You can now upgrade to Ubuntu 22.04 LTS from your old Ubuntu system.
To fix the screen resolution problem in Ubuntu you can follow the following steps:
Step 1: First, you will need to launch the “Settings” application. For that, click on the “Show Application” option.
Step 2: On the search bar, search for “Settings” and open it. Or, to access the Display Settings, right-click on the desktop and select “Display Settings”.
Step 3: Next, click on the “Display” option. Now click on the “Resolution” option and select your monitor’s native resolution from the drop-down menu. You can also change the display orientation and refresh rate.
Step 4: To apply the changes click on “Apply“. Now confirm the changes by clicking on the “Keep Changes” button. After that, the changes will take effect immediately.
That’s it. This is how you can change your screen resolution in Ubuntu. I hope this article was helpful to you. If you liked the article then you can share it with your friends.
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