Ubuntu 20.04/22.04 – Bad Resolution on Startup

Sometimes, VESA buffer cannot properly auto-detect the resolution of your screen during boot-up. You may set the VGA/VESA resolution there using grub. To fix it, open /etc/default/grub in an editor # Adjust the following lines: # see also https://askubuntu.com/a/609523 # GRUB_GFXMODE=1280x1024x32 # GRUB_GFXPAYLOAD_LINUX=keep sudo update-grub

Ubuntu 20.04/22.04 Server – Postinstall Activation of Cinnamon (X11 Desktop)

Also Ubuntu Server supports running an X11 desktop environment. For installing this after your initial Ubuntu installation routine, use the following set of commands: $ sudo apt-get install tasksel $ sudo tasksel To also make Ubuntu boot into your X11 desktop environment by default, use the following command: sudo systemctl set-default graphical.target