[ILUG] TFT Monitors (Slightly OT)
diarmuidbourke at gmail.com
Wed Jun 25 10:21:41 IST 2008
> Conor Wynne wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 7:34 PM, Conor Daly <
>> conor.daly_ilug at cod.homelinux.org> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jun 24, 2008 at 02:28:10PM +0100 or so it is rumoured
>>> Proinnsias Breathnach thought:
>>>> Peats are doing a 19" widescreen - same res with DVI/VGA for €179
>>>> currently - can't go too far wrong with that.
>>> Personally, I find this trend towards widescreen pretty annoying. Gonna
>>> have to turn them to portrait so I can use them effectively...
>> Couldn't agree more. Portait is the way to go.
> And in most of the cases, you have enough height on your desk, it's more
> the width that you might be constraint.
I think the reason widescreen has become popular is not just down to dvd
widescreen movies, but due to OS sidebars which seem to be catching on.
I don't mind the whole widescreen issue though as it gives me more hand
resting room on my laptop. If you're seriously against them, get two
monitors and use xrandr.
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