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My laptop's monitor appears very much without shine when i enter X (kde). I didn't noticed until now because i just installed Slackware a few weeks ago and was trying to do as much as possible from the command line. The thing is i noticed that or i was going blind or something was wrong with the monitor, it is dark in de upper half and too shiny in the bottom.
I booted an Ubuntu's LiveCD and it looks great, so i confirmed i doesn't have to go to the ophtalmologist yet. Could it be related to the Refresh Rates? I mod from 50 to auto, on KDE settings but nothing changed.
And i can't see, it's like a mirror, i see myself allt the time altough i shut the windows, and if i move a little bit the laptop i can't even see the dark cursor and the icons get all burry at the bottom.
Please, give me a hand!
And, of course, thanks!!!
PS: I forgot to said, the configuration was done automaticaly with nvidia's driver.
My laptop is a Compaq F754LA, since in all the manuals it just didn't said a word about it i called to tech support, to know refresh rates and stuff and after having me on the phone around half an hour they said they don't know, only the display's fabricant does and they doesn't have contact with them... hurray for HP!
I'm sorry if i'm not very clear, i don't know about it and it's difficult to explain then, especially in another language. It's like it's light missing from the display, the LiveCD i tried earlier it was more strong, defined, this is mirrorlike and if i don't look in an exact angle it gets or too shiny or to dark.
I did it and i get a "no screens found" message and finally "unable to connect to X server".
Sorry, i had to add it in "Display Subsection", before the EndSubsection, now it worked, i added 1280x800 besides the two you said (it's the maximum resolution according to http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c01295900.pdf", a maintenance manual for and Compaq F700.