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Re: One last xfree question: funny monitor dependant patterns
- To: Robert Collins <robert dot collins at itdomain dot com dot au>
- Subject: Re: One last xfree question: funny monitor dependant patterns
- From: Neil Zanella <nzanella at cs dot mun dot ca>
- Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2001 14:20:09 -0230 (NDT)
- cc: Cygwin Mailing List <cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
As I pointed out it is not just the standard pattern.
It appears when I shut down the computer too but it is not just another
desktop wallpaper because I can see the pattern and the wallpaper at the
On Mon, 16 Apr 2001, Robert Collins wrote:
> 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
> > Hello,
> > 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
> > Thanks,
> > Neil
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