Xorg on LCD with DVI seems too sharp (nicer on PowerBook)
chris at shenton.org
Mon Feb 20 12:01:37 PST 2006
I've got a Dell 2405 LCD at home and work. At work, it's driven by a
PowerBook with DVI and it's very nice.
At home, I'm driving it with DVI from a Dell with a built-in Radeon
card running FreeBSD-6.1-PRERELEASE.
PCI:*(1:0:0) ATI Technologies Inc RV370 5B60 [Radeon X300 (PCIE)]
There, it seems too sharp, too grainy, especially for text like
writing code in Emacs, reading docs with Mozilla, etc.
Any suggestions on how to soften it a bit? I guess I don't understand
why the Mac display is comfortable but the FreeBSD Xorg display feels
so irritating. Perhaps I need to use a different set of fonts or
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