Re: Changing DPI in X.org
On Thu, 2010-10-14 at 22:27 +0000, Camaleón wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Oct 2010 14:46:37 -0500, Paul Johnson wrote:
> > On 10/14/2010 02:40 AM, Camaleón wrote:
> >> On Wed, 13 Oct 2010 11:34:30 -0500, Paul Johnson wrote:
> >>> I'm running x.org 7.5 on Debian Testing, on a ThinkPad T400 laptop.
> >>> For some reason, it detects the internal display as 96 DPI, when it's
> >>> actually 107 DPI. What's the best way to let x.org know the internal
> >>> display's actual DPI?
> >> In GNOME and KDE that setting can be tweaked from "fonts settings" (in
> >> the former) and "user settings/control center" (in the latter).
> > I noticed the "fonts settings" control in GNOME, but this doesn't pass
> > the DPI to other programs that check the system DPI setting, such as
> > Adobe Reader.
> For Acrobat Reader I can't tell -I do not use it nor have it installed,
> but knowing Adobe's policies, it does not surprise me so much (Adobe
> products are not very well integrated within linux systems) :-)
> What other programs are causing you troubles?
I wonder if that's where setting it as an attribute of X as Nick
suggested rather than the desktop manager has an advantage? - John