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[Discuss] Using a good TV as a monitor

Thanks. all. The TV I had in mind is a 32" Samsung Smart LED TV.  It is
only a stopgap until we get some furniture in that room
1. - local account
2. - my ldap account.
The local account is for when I bring the system home and have not yet
set up the VPN or when there are network problems.

The LDAP account is auto logged in after I enter the encryption
password. But, when the workstation locks the console. GDM does not
accept the password for the ldap account. There is some setting that I
missed somewhere, ldap.conf and nsswitch are set up correctly. The home
directory automounts properly.

On 06/23/2014 03:25 PM, Derek Martin wrote:
> On Sun, Jun 22, 2014 at 05:03:02PM -0400, Jerry Feldman wrote:
>> I am moving to a new home, and I was considering using a Samsung 32" TV
>> as an alternative screen. One drawback is that my computer does not have
>> HDMI, but that is a minor issue.
> I have a 1080p LCD TV, and I've found that for uses other than playing
> video games or movies, it is not sharp enough to really use as a
> monitor (i.e. text is too hard to read unless you enlarge it
> substantially).  It is a few years old and I can't really say if newer
> TVs are better in that regard...

Jerry Feldman <gaf at>
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