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Re: KDE font size changes randomly

I tried it and it didn't fix the problem,
but thanks for the tip.

ps auxww | egrep dpi
root      3089  0.0  0.0 15724  572 ?        S    09:25   0:00 /usr/X11R6/bin/Xprt -ac -pn -nolisten tcp -audit 4 -fp /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/Type1,/usr/lib/X11/fonts/Type1/,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TrueType,/usr/share/fonts/truetype/openoffice,/var/lib/defoma/x-ttcidfont-conf.d/dirs/TrueType,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/PEX,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/cyrillic,/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc,/usr/lib/X11/fonts/100dpi/,/usr/lib/X11/fonts/75dpi/,/usr/lib/X11/fonts/cyrillic/,/usr/lib/X11/fonts/misc/,/usr/share/fonts,/usr/share/fonts/ttf/decoratives,/usr/share/fonts/ttf/western :64

I thought kdm was just for the boot screen rather than
for kde after loging in?


 --- On Tue 09/13, Brian Nelson < pyro@debian.org > wrote:
From: Brian Nelson [mailto: pyro@debian.org]
To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2005 16:45:38 -0700
Subject: Re: KDE font size changes randomly

"J F" <j1234f@excite.com> writes:<br><br>> The KDE font size keeps changing randomly.<br>> I set the font size to Arial 10 and use it for about a week or 2.<br>> I shut down my desktop every night.<br>> Then, the next morning, Arial 10 is huge and I can't fit 80 character<br>> across on the screen.  I switch it back to Arial 4.  <br>> Then I use it for a week or 2. <br>> Then, after my nightly shutdown and reboot, Arial 4 is too tiny<br>> to read and I have to set it back to Arial 10.<br>> Repeat the above loop infinitely.<br><br>Hmm, that's probably the X server not reliably detecting the DPI of your<br>monitor...<br><br>> This isn't a show stopper, but it gets annoying when I have my<br>> desktop looking beautiful the way I like it.<br>><br>> Is there a place dpi set up?<br>> $ more /etc/X11/gdm/Xservers<br>> /etc/X11/gdm/Xservers: No such file or directory<br>> $ egrep dpi /etc/X11/xdm/Xservers<br>> :0 local /usr/X11R6/bin/X vt7 -dpi 100 -nolisten tcp<br>> The above file 
has not changed in 6 months, so it is<br>> not the culprit.<br><br>I don't know about gdm, but if you use kdm, you can edit the<br>/etc/kde3/kdm/kdmrc and set:<br><br>ServerArgsLocal=-nolisten tcp -dpi 100<br><br>-- <br>S

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