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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Sublime Text for Latex on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Despite being a non-free software Sublime Text has been enormously popular among the coding community for various reasons. Sublime Text has been one of my favorite text editors for most of the coding tasks, especially where I don’t need any specific IDE for any particular reason. Speaking for myself, I try to accommodate most of my coding task in one text editor, and that is Sublime Text. It makes me really comfortable with the text editor and let me keep one or two editor instead of five different editors and IDEs for different languages.
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