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Ubuntu 14.04 : Add 1280 x 1024 screen resolution

Spent around 2 hours to set new resolution for Ubuntu 14.04 and when come to know the right way it took only 5 minutes. So, writing this post so that it can save someone else's time. Following are the steps to add 1280 x 1024 screen resolution in Ubuntu 14.04 1) Create /etc/X11/xorg.conf file with following content: Section "Monitor"     Identifier    "Monitor0"     Modeline "1280x1024_60.00"  109.00  1280 1368 1496 1712  1024 1027 1034 1063 -hsync +vsync EndSection Section "Screen"     Identifier     "Screen0"     Device         "Card0"     Monitor        "Monitor0"     SubSection "Display"         Modes       "1280x1024_60.00"     EndSubSection EndSection Section "Device"     Identifier    "Card0"     Driver        "intel" EndSection  2) Restart Ubuntu That's it. Notes : a) To get Modeline u