Re: DPI setting
On Mon, 1 May 2006 21:36:32 +0100
ArameFarpado <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Liam O'Toole wrote:
> >> That was it! - except it was in /usr/share/gdm/defaults.conf not
> >> /etc/gdm/gdm.con, which is why I missed it..
> >> Beats me why a display manager would think that it had a better
> >> idea of the screen resolution than the X server, but its fixed now.
> >> Thanks,
> >> DigbyT
> > Keep an eye on this one. /usr/share/gdm/defaults.conf is not listed
> > as a configuration file, so it will be overwritten without warning
> > on the next upgrade to gdm. Better to override the setting
> > in /etc/gdm/gdm.conf instead.
> please post this solution on the group, as i can't do it and i don't
> know why:
> In xorg.conf
> use this two options on the section "Device" of your graphics card
> Option "UseEditDpi" "false"
> Option "Dpi" "110 x 110"
Do you log in using gdm? The dpi setting in gdm (which is 96 by
default) overrides that in xorg.conf. It does this by passing the
'-dpi' option to the X server. To check the setting in your case, look
at the output of 'ps ax | grep X'.