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I bought a new monitor (Samsung 19" widescreen). When I start ubuntu (grub), I select the right one, then the loading screen goes by fine. Then, instead of showing the login screen I see a black screen but still hear the sounds of my login screen. I can even type <username> [enter] <password> [enter] and I will hear the welcome theme at the beginning.

I previously used a 15" CRT.

Of course, I'm trying to run a native res of 1440x900 (w/e).
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www.ubuntuforums.org they always help me fix all my problems
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I bought a new monitor (Samsung 19" widescreen). When I start ubuntu (grub), I select the right one, then the loading screen goes by fine. Then, instead of showing the login screen I see a black screen but still hear the sounds of my login screen. I can even type <username> [enter] <password> [enter] and I will hear the welcome theme at the beginning.

I previously used a 15" CRT.

Of course, I'm trying to run a native res of 1440x900 (w/e).
O god I remember this. The_jester helped me config Ubuntu 7.04 to run 1440x900 by typing xconfig or something inside the terminal
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If you have the grub option, safe boot, or whatever your option is to boot without X/with a lower runlevel, then su, vi /etc/X11/xorg.conf and you can change your resolution.
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Found a way to fix it. Thanks guys for the help.
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