Bug#498662: libgtk2.0-0: Some fonts too large on 130dpi display

Josselin Mouette joss at debian.org
Fri Sep 12 09:41:24 UTC 2008

Le vendredi 12 septembre 2008 à 01:58 +0100, Antony Gelberg a écrit :
> I have a fresh lenny install, and no .gtkrc files in my home directory.  Some
> fonts are massive by default, which looks a bit silly, as well as being
> inconvenient.  However, it's only certain GTK fonts that are affected.  For
> example, everything in rhythmbox is affected.  In iceweasel, the menu bar and
> tab bar are affected, but the actual web page is fine (different renderer?).

This is intentional. When you ask for a 12pt font, it needs to use more
pixels on a 130 dpi screen than on a 100dpi one.

On the contrary, Iceweasel is probably buggy for not taking into account
your screen resolution.

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