"When I did plug it in it wasn't horrible. The biggest problem I
had was the new aspect ratio of the monitor (16:9) was causing
everything on the screen to seem stretched with the previous
"The monitor itself was reporting that the ideal resolution was
1920×1080, so I figured it was just a matter of adding the
correct mode to the "Screen" section of my /etc/X11/xorg.conf file
(see more about this in my article "Get to know Linux:
Understanding the xorg.conf file"). It wasn't that easy."