Bug#509898: gnome: Preferences - Appearance changes font/DPI setting?
Olaf van der Spek
olafvdspek at gmail.com
Sat Dec 27 16:35:54 UTC 2008
On Sat, Dec 27, 2008 at 5:28 PM, Josselin Mouette <joss at debian.org> wrote:
> Le samedi 27 décembre 2008 à 17:08 +0100, Olaf van der Spek a écrit :
>> On Sat, Dec 27, 2008 at 5:05 PM, Josselin Mouette <joss at debian.org> wrote:
>> > Le samedi 27 décembre 2008 à 16:25 +0100, Olaf van der Spek a écrit :
>> >> My resolution was 800 x 600. I increased it to 1152 x 864. Then I opened the Appearance window.
>> >> At that point, the font at the desktop increased in size, almost like the DPI was changed.
>> > Well, if you increased the resolution, the DPI *did* change, so I'd say
>> Hmm, it's VMware and the size also increased, so the DPI didn't really
>> change. ;)
> I don't know how VMware reports the physical dimensions of the screen.
> What is the result of "xdpyinfo |grep dimensions" in both resolutions?
800x600 pixels (212x159 millimeters)
1152x864 pixels (212x159 millimeters)
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