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Old 06-23-2006, 07:11 AM   #1
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Syntax Olevia 32" widescreen on SuSE 10.0 X86_64


Ok, So I have a Olevia Widescreen TV/Monitor with a resolution of 1366x768(have questions? read on...). This thing is very finicky about the stuff you give it and will default to 1280x1024(which is stretched) if not done correctly. For one thing, the X axis resolution isn't a multiple of 2 so one gets many problems. Anybody else have this problem? I am running VGA, but my gfx card is a Nvidia Geforce FX5500 so I can do DVI if necessary(the monitor has DVI inputs). I will post the Xorg.conf as soon as possible. Thanks in advance.

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Old 06-24-2006, 07:22 AM   #2
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The Only Mode close to 1366x768 is in DVI mode with resolution of 1360x780. I am getting a DVI cable in a few days, Will let you all know of my progress. Oh and another thing, even when I get 1024x768 or 1280x768 my fonts and windows are so large that I cant do anything because Everything is way too big. I mean, these fonts are 200 pixels tall!
 
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Did you have any luck with your settings? I seem to only get the same issue, but I'm going through DVI and I Still only get 1024x768....
 
Old 07-25-2006, 01:23 PM   #4
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seems a lot of people are having the same problem......

I switched over to Ubuntu dapper, I can sort of get the right resolution by selecting 1280x768, and it syncs up to 1366x768 but it isn't permament, I have to play with the display settings every reboot. Anywaysk, DVI is NOT the way to go on this thing, you can't get anywhere close 1366x768. I am using VGA, but I am going to play with my xorg.conf. Also, DONT use Kubuntu, because it you get the same problems with fonts, use Xubuntu. Anybody else?
 
  


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