Newrez is simply a nautilus script that allows netbook users to modify their current screen resolution to a higher one from the right-click menu (context menu) under Ubuntu.
In this page we will help you install this nautilus script under Ubuntu 11.10/11.04. Newrez requires xrandr, zenity and bc to work, for more information about this script, click here.
Open the terminal and run these commands:
wget -O newrez.tar.gz http://goo.gl/uAEQp
tar -xzvf newrez.tar.gz -C ~/.gnome2/nautilus-scripts
You can now use the context menu (Scripts > newrez) to change screen resolution of your netbook: