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|Originally Published: Wednesday, 29 December 1999||Author: Stan Shivell|
|Published to: news_learn_support/Support News||Page: 1/1 - [Std View]|
TechRepublic: Linux 101: Configure your video display
"Configuring a Linux display offers a different challenge than configuring a Windows display."
"The higher refresh rate chosen, the less likely your monitor will experience "flicker." When choosing the refresh rate, try not to drop below 65 Mhz. New monitors will easily accept refresh rates of 65 Mhz or better. ... Vertical Sync Range: Again, the higher the number, the clearer the picture. In Red Hat's distribution, the vertical sync range is given in increments of: 50-70, 50-90, 50-100, and 40-150 and measures the number of times per second the monitor can traverse its beam vertically. Typically, newer monitors should be set at the 50-100 range. Full Artice (Free Registration required)