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Re: Command to determine resolution

on Thu, Nov 30, 2000 at 08:20:49PM -0500, David Z Maze (dmaze@MIT.EDU) wrote:
> Robert D Hilliard <bob@bobhilliard.net> writes:
> RDH> Is there a command available in Debian to determine what
> RDH> resolution is being used in an X session?
> In amidst all of the information 'xdpyinfo' displays is this:
> screen #0:
>   dimensions:    1280x1024 pixels (325x260 millimeters)
> I assume from the format (and that the program explicitly mentions
> "displays") that xdpyinfo will print information on every screen on
> the referenced server.  This might matter on Debian if you're using
> XFree86 4.0 and have more than one screen configured on it.  It also
> might matter if you're running programs not-on-the-local-machine and
> the remote machine has multiple screens.

Cool.  Next question.

I note that my system is running at 75 dpi.  Will 100 dpi give more or
less resolution, and how do I set resolution anyway?  Don't find
anything in the XF86Config file or man pages.

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