On Tuesday 19 September 2006 11:20, Kae Verens wrote:
> jason corcoran wrote:
> > My long serving monitor died a death a couple of days ago. I bought
> > myself a nice LCD flat screen joby.
> > When I connected it I got an *out of rang error* on the screen, I
> > am using dapper Unbuntu.
> > Whats the best way to reconfigure the X server (xorg) for the new
> > monitor. I have not had to modify an X server config for over 3
> > years :)
> > I was planning on running dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xorg ??
>> iirc, you can simply remove the existing xorg.conf, and it will
> automatically configure itself.
>But in my experience, often somewhat still somewhat suboptimally
unfortunately. It's introspecting on DPMS/EDID info from
the display etc., so it's at the whim of the manufacturer.
(Even if it gets it *right*, IMNSHO you then have to deal with the
horrible and now even "standard" PC gamma (thankfully even something
like xgamma -gamma 1.8, though very coarse, can get things looking
reasonably decent on an LCD display))
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