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I've just installed Ubuntu 10.04 on my brand new computer with 23" 1920x1080 monitor. This is my first experience with such a large screen resolution. I don't know what settings should be changed but I feel myself uncomfortable. 1920x1080 resolution is very unusual to me.

What did you do to feel comfortable with 1920x1080? Please share your experience. I would also like to know where I can make adjustments to the screen so I can try different settings to find the ones that will make it look better.

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Please split this up into individual questions, the system works best when there's one post per question, thanks! –  Jorge Castro Jun 17 '11 at 18:21
    
@Jorge Castro I agree that the question is vague. The problem is that I don't know how to formulate my question better. This is my first 23" monitor. Such a big resolution is very unusual to me. I even don't know which settings to tweak to fill myself comfortable. –  Alpha Sisyphus Jun 17 '11 at 19:06
    
If this big resolution is unusual to you, I'd suggest you would change it to a smaller one. –  iulian Jun 17 '11 at 21:37
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Going to answer the DPI question:

You want to set the DPI (dots per inch, used by the font renderer) to the PPI (pixel per inch) of your screen, so that a 10 point font is really 10 point on your screen.

Lucky for you, your monitor has 96 pixel per inch (2203 pixels on a 23" diagonal), so you can leave the DPI setting alone and just resize the fonts to your liking (Alt + F2 → gnome-appearance-properties → Fonts tab).

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