Edit .profile with recovery/bootable USB
 

Edit .profile with recovery/bootable USB

 
Hello everyone.

I’m new to Ubuntu and have been enjoying it but it hasn’t been without its issues. I had to add a custom screen resolution due to it not being available out of the box. To stop me from doing this everytime, I had to add two command to the bottom of the .profile file. I must have copied the wrong commands or something because after restarting, the screen won’t come up – just the Ubuntu password thing asking me to authenticate. I don’t know how to revert these changes in recovery mode or with bootable media. Could somebody help me with this?

Also, could somebody pinpoint where I went wrong with this?
I left a space between the last part of .profile then entered the following 2 commands:
sudo xrandr –newmode ‘“1920x1080_60.00”
173.00 1920 2048 2248 2576 1080 1083 1088 1120 -hsync
+vsync
sudo xrandr –-addmode Virtual1
“1920x1080_60.00”

Is this correct?

Thank you
Gregg

 

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