Re: Why does kdm still set dpi to 100?
On Saturday 17 January 2004 10:15, Dominique Devriese wrote:
> Frank Murphy writes:
> > I recently noticed that kdm for Debian sets the Xserver dpi to 100
> > with its -dpi 100 switch. I know that all the old de-uglification
> > docs recommended this to deal with Netscape's handling of bitmap
> > fonts on X. But now that X has better support for truetype fonts
> > (plus the free Bitstream Vera fonts), should this be removed? Anyone
> > who still wants it could exit the /etc/kde3/kdm/Xservers file, or
> > better yet, the XF86Config file.
> Any reason why we wouldn't want to have it ?
Well, XFree86 automatically detects the proper dpi. Overriding it with kdm
just adds another layer of configuration, which is unnecessary complication.