Very hi-res console

John DeCarlo johndecarlo at
Sat Nov 10 23:12:30 UTC 2007

On Nov 7, 2007 11:48 AM, Kirk Strauser <kirk at> wrote:

> I have a 1680x1050 LCD monitor and my console looks awful.  There are
> resolutions *near* that (such as 1600x1200), but nothing exact.  Is there
> any way to get a high-resolution console on this machine, even if it
> involves graphics modes?

I am using Kubuntu, but when I told it about my monitor under the Settings
and getting to Monitors and Displays, it offered me 168-x1050.   There is
even a GenericLCD1680x1050 or similar setting you can use, if it doesn't
have your specific brand.

John DeCarlo, My Views Are My Own
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