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Old 03-30-2006, 05:52 AM   #1
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Need help with widescreen monitor.

I just picked up a ViewSonic VA1912wb and I'm not sure how to get it in it's native resolution of 1440X900. I went into the display settings and found a generic LCD display of 1440X900 under the hardware tab and tried setting it there but it still shows my old res in the settings tab.
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Look in the xorg log in /var/logs. Perhaps the horizontal or refresh timing settings are off a bit in your xorg.conf for that resolution, and it can't setup that resolution.

Also, you could try using the gtf program to generate your own modeline.


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