LCD Monitor recommendations

Chris Miller lordsauronthegreat at gmail.com
Fri Feb 9 19:27:28 UTC 2007


On 2/7/07, J. Stewart Schneider <stew.schneider at gmail.com> wrote:
> golfer wrote:
>  On 2/7/07, anthony baldwin <anthonybaldwin at optonline.net> wrote:
>
>
> Is there anything I should know before purchasing a LCD monitor, such as,
> which drivers are already available, or, are there any brands for which
> a driver is troublesome, etc.?
>
>
> no problems with monitors .. drivers are for the graphic cards .. xorg
> can successfully probe any "recent" monitor and properly set the sync
> .. so, if your graphics card works successfully on one monitor, it'll
>
> work on any other
>  I wish I could agree, but I have had ENDLESS trouble with flat panel
> monitors. Since a flat panel has a native resolution, getting them right has
> cause some pretty sour nights. Often, I wind up with "Signal out of range"
>
>  Right now, I've got one with a native resolution of 1400X1050. It looks
> awful at 1280x1024, but the onboard video won't support 1400x1050. Anybody
> have a suggestion for a board that plays nice with Kubuntu and supports this
> resolution?

I had an old GeForce 4 MX 4000 card which worked fine (AGP) on
resolutions up to 1680x1050.  Framerate wasn't the best in 3D
screensavers, but the capability of KDE/Kubuntu/Xorg to drive those
resolutions is all there.

I use a NEC WNX2070 or something like that.

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