Wide Screen distortion

Brendan mailinglist at endosquid.com
Wed Aug 8 02:52:28 UTC 2007


On Tuesday 07 August 2007, Derek Broughton wrote:
> Brendan wrote:
> > On Tuesday 07 August 2007, Tim Johnson wrote:
> >> On Tuesday 07 August 2007, Tim Johnson wrote:
> >> > Hi:
> >> > I have acquired a new widescreen monitor. Nice to have all the
> >> > viewing "real estate", but things a now a bit "stretched
> >> > horizontally". Is there any adjustments to be done from X or KDE?
> >> > Notes:
> >> > kubuntu 7.04 amd64, KDE 3.5.6. Acer X221W monitor.
> >>
> >>   Addendum: Resolution is set at 1680X1050, default depth=24
> >>                    xorg.conf
> >
> > same monitor and resolution here...
> > Everything looks dandy.
>
> I don't believe that it can actually be using that resolution.  If it's
> using a normal ratio resolution, you'll see stretching.  If it's really
> using 1680x1050, you won't.

I am using 1680x1050, really. I swear.
Everything looks ok.

Section "Device"
        Identifier      "NVIDIA"
        Driver          "nvidia"
        BusID           "PCI:4:0:0"
EndSection

Section "Monitor"
        Identifier      "Generic Monitor"
        Option          "DPMS"
EndSection

Section "Screen"
        Identifier      "Default Screen"
        Device          "NVIDIA"
        Monitor         "Generic Monitor"
        DefaultDepth    24
        SubSection "Display"
                Depth           24
                Modes           "1680x1050"
        EndSubSection
EndSection




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