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Re: One last xfree question: funny monitor dependant patterns
- To: "Neil Zanella" <nzanella at cs dot mun dot ca>,"Cygwin Mailing List" <cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
- Subject: Re: One last xfree question: funny monitor dependant patterns
- From: "Robert Collins" <robert dot collins at itdomain dot com dot au>
- Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2001 18:24:27 +1000
- References: <Pine.LNX.email@example.com>
Thats probably the standard moire pattern the X server has by default.
Try setting a background.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Neil Zanella" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Cygwin Mailing List" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, April 16, 2001 6:23 PM
Subject: One last xfree question: funny monitor dependant patterns
> I have one last xfree question. Under Linux I have to choose the X
> I am need so that it matches the hardware but under cygwin there is
> one executable called XWin.exe. How does it know what video card I
> I ask for the following reason: when I run the X server the background
> does not look as nice as the windows 2k background: let me explain: I
> using SAMSUNG SyncMaster 700NF monitor (a flat CRT) with a 3dfx
> card. I see some funny wave like patterns behind the gray pattern when
> I launch X Windows. These patterns are the same as those I see (and I
> assume other users would see them too) when I click Start, Shutdown
> (you need a fairly light background to see them and they only appear
> after clicking Shutdown). How can we keep the patterns from showing
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