displays could not get screen information

Asked by Bob on 2020-02-14

I go to all settings then displays and get
could not get screen information

There is no setting for me and without them, I cant fix the problem from my previous question. :(

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Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #1

If you want our help, then you have to provide the diagnostic information (output of the commands)

uname -a
lsb_release -crid
lshw -C display
xrandr -q

see also https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+question/688660

Bob (smith13) said : #2

I don't see how generic info is not going to help. When on the other question I gave the info and found what the other guy said and also found out the reason why. But will see what you say and will check everything before doing as I always do.

4.15.0-76-generic #86~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Mon Jan 20 10:58:26 UTC 2020 i686 i686 i686 GNU/Linux
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS
Release: 16.04
WARNING: you should run this program as super-user.
       description: VGA compatible controller
       product: 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller
       vendor: Intel Corporation
       physical id: 2
       bus info: pci@0000:00:02.0
       version: 03
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
       configuration: driver=i915 latency=0
       resources: irq:16 memory:f0000000-f03fffff memory:e0000000-efffffff ioport:1230(size=8) memory:c0000-dffff
  *-display:1 UNCLAIMED
       description: Display controller
       product: 4 Series Chipset Integrated Graphics Controller
       vendor: Intel Corporation
       physical id: 2.1
       bus info: pci@0000:00:02.1
       version: 03
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: bus_master cap_list
       configuration: latency=0
       resources: memory:f0400000-f04fffff
Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1360 x 768, maximum 8192 x 8192
VGA-1 connected primary 1360x768+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 1600mm x 900mm
   1360x768 60.02*+
   1366x768 59.79
   1280x800 59.81
   1280x720 60.00
   1024x768 75.03 70.07 60.00
   800x600 72.19 75.00 60.32
   640x480 75.00 72.81 59.94
   720x400 70.08

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