Ubuntu resolution problem for extended monitor

Who does not use an external monitor while using a laptop? I don’t need to know the names. But I can assure you, I certainly do. I also have to frequently switch between operating systems (for using different sets of softwares. Yes, I know VM works fine, but I just like to have things neat), specially Windows and Linux (Ubuntu). Right now I am using Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 on my Lenovo X230T. When I connect an external monitor to my laptop it works perfectly fine for the Windows but in case of Ubuntu i can not set the maximum resolution for my extended monitor (which is 1920 X 1080). I just don’t see the option 1920 X 1080 there, when I connect my external monitor while running Ubuntu 16.04 (I had the same problem for Ubuntu 14.04). What I expect to see is this (this is a screen-shot taken after the troubleshooting):
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