Bought a (cheap) Widescreen laptop...

Carlos Martín Nieto carlosmn at
Fri Jun 8 16:34:59 PDT 2007

On 08/06/07, TheOldFellow <theoldfellow at> wrote:
> never had one of these before.  How in (expletive deleted) do you get
> things like jpegs to display with the right aspect ratio in, say, Gimp?

 You need to set the resolution to a widescreen one (1280x800 is a
popular one). On LFS, I suppose you have to do it yourself, basically
every other distribution will detect a widescreen monitor and set the
resolution appropiately.

Carlos Martín Nieto

"¿Cómo voy a decir bobadas si soy mudo?" -- CACHAI

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