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Re: [opensuse] Bad display on new monitor
  • From: Bruce Marshall <bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2006 19:20:54 -0500
  • Message-id: <200612111920.54283.bmarsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday 11 December 2006 16:44, Rob Wright wrote:
> On Monday 11 December 2006 15:16, Bruce Marshall wrote:
> > On Monday 11 December 2006 14:24, Rob Wright wrote:
> > > Greetings,
> > >
> > > I had my trusty KDS monitor die on me over the weekend, so I've hooked
> > > up a new Acer AL1916W widescreen flatpanel. I had some trouble
> > > initially but after loading SuSE 10.1 in failsafe, I was able to use
> > > Sax to configure the monitor.
> > >
> > > Now, my KDE looks like, well, it looks like crap. My fonts in
> > > particular are horrible, they're jagged and extremely hard to read. Is
> > > there something I should install to remedy the situation, or some other
> > > setings to adjust? So far the setup I have, via Yast, is as follows:
> >
> > What is supposed to be the 'native' resolution for the monitor?. What
> > you gave sounds kinda weird. If you don't run it at the resolution
> > that it is designed for, it's not going to look very pretty.
>
> The 1400x900 is the native resolution. I've changed it to 1400x1050, and
> that's helped a little but it's still not great. I did set anti-aliasing to
> 'slight' and that improved things as well, but it's still pretty poor.
>
> I'll keep pecking at it and see if I figure something out.

Go into /etc/sysconfig/fonts-config and change the line below to be 18
instead of 0.


BYTECODE_BW_MAX_PIXEL="18"


Might help. Read the documentation prior to that line.
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