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Here is one guy's adventures in getting a 4K display "monitor" up and running under Linux. LXer: Better Than a Quad-Head Display: My Adventures with "4K" 2160p and Linux SPOILER: ...
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    4K/2160p Display under Linux


    Here is one guy's adventures in getting a 4K display "monitor" up and running under Linux.

    LXer: Better Than a Quad-Head Display: My Adventures with "4K" 2160p and Linux

    SPOILER: success!

    after i saw his screen shot i started lickin' my chops...
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    Nice as that is, I still like my dual 1920x1200 displays - I can run different stuff in each and keep them nicely separated. Also, I do prefer nVidia gear over AMD... Ok - time for display driver wars!

    Anyway, thanks for the link Atreyu.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rubberman View Post
    I still like my dual 1920x1200 displays
    cripes, i'd like single 1920x1200! well, okay, i have that @work, but @home, i'm rockin' a 1366x768 resolution display that laptop manufactures world wide have been shoving down our throats for years.

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    Well, I've had one of them for about 10 years, and the other for 7 years. They are both Dell monitors - one is a Dell 2405 and the other a 2407. Knock on wood (or my head), that neither have had any problems in all this time! They have certainly been more reliable than my old CRT displays that I got rid of a long time ago. I have another lower-res (19") LCD display that I use when working on customer systems.
    Sometimes, real fast is almost as good as real time.
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    Thanks for the linked article? The Seiki 39" is one I've had my eye on for a while, especially since sale prices can be under $400.

    Most of the stories I've read about people using them are about Windows, so it's great to read an example in Linux. It so happens that I too prefer Ati video cards and prefer the radeon open source driver--so the article was PERFECT for me.
    Isaac Kuo, ICQ 29055726 or Yahoo mechdan

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    I have to be honest. This monitor has caused some severe techno-lust. I can't afford or justify one but I might win the lottery! I figure that's a 50/50 chance; either I win it or I don't.
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