X Fonts

Hans Fugal hans at fugal.net
Tue Jun 7 10:44:18 MDT 2005


You might also look at maybe needing fonts to match the DPI. There are
different font sets to match 75dpi and 100dpi, at least. If you're using
the 75dpi fonts at 147dpi, they're going to be the wronge size.

On Tue,  7 Jun 2005 at 10:32 -0600, Von Fugal wrote:
> * Nicholas Leippe [Tue,  7 Jun 2005 at 10:11 -0600]
> > Find where your X server is started, and use the -dpi flag, eg
> > 
> > startx -- -dpi 75
> > 
> > Something of that sort ought to do it.  You may also be able to specify it in 
> > the config file.
> 
> Yeah, I found the -dpi thing, I would like to set it in the xorg.conf
> though. So far I can't find an option to set the DPI, but there's the
> DisplaySize from which X calculates a DPI.
> What do the numbers in DisplaySize mean exactly? As far as I can tell
> they don't look like resolution numbers or anything else I can fathom.
> 
> Von Fugal



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