One of the downsides of linux is hardware support.

I just tried to give support for getting an old monitor with full hd resolution to work through vga port in ubuntu.

After an hour the result was it's still not working and the user just gave up.

Not encouraging for user trying to migrate from windows. There it is just plug and play.


usually you just add undetected resolutions with xrandr but for whatever reason this time it didn't work. it just showed 4:3 display ratio and some weird resolution.

Then I tried to explain forcing modes with edid but this was just too much for the user.

@tzycce Linux has really great hardware support. There is some stuff that still doesn't work properly but I believe we will get there soon! :)

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