Re: DPI setting
On Tue, 2 May 2006 18:30:18 +0100
ArameFarpado <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Liam O'Toole wrote:
> > Do you log in using gdm?
> no, i use kdm.
> > 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.
> okey, i didn't know that... it look kind of dumb, why does a login
> manager should bypass anything of the resolution settings?
Many share that view. See
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=339707 for example.
> anyway, the settings i gave are working very well in my system:
> xorg 7 with nvidia driver.
> > To check the setting in your case, look
> > at the output of 'ps ax | grep X'.
> i got this
> 18765 tty7 SLs+ 121:50 /usr/X11R6/bin/X -nolisten tcp :0
> vt7 -auth /var/run/xauth/A:0-bCqXg
gdm does not appear to have set the dpi value in your case.
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