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Confirming a monitor works with Linux

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May 31, 2010 11:16:30 PM

When buying a monitor, should one first confirm it'll work with a particular Linux distro [Ubuntu in my case], or is it OK to assume it will?

I'm interested in the HP 2009m monitor but find no reference to Linux support, on the HP site or elsewhere.

Not sure if I'm overthinking this--but I wonder, what if the correct drivers aren't available or something like that.

What do you experienced users do?

Was thinking about this HP monitor:
HP 2009m 20" HP 16:9 Wide HD Ready LCD Flat Panel Monitor w/HDCP Support
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

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June 1, 2010 1:38:42 PM

The problem won't be with the monitor. Check that your video card has a Linux driver available.
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