xubuntu, everything is too large
On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 03:27:04PM -0700, Charlie Kravetz wrote:
> On Mon, 10 Nov 2008 18:51:21 +0000
> Chris G <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I have just installed xubuntu and subsequently set the screen
> > resolution to my default 1600x1200. It hasn't made everything
> > anywhere near as small as on previous (ubuntu and fedora)
> > installations.
> > Previously I had the font size set to 9 but I need to go down to 6 or
> > so on this xubuntu installation to get the same size fonts.
> > What's different?
> Something to do with the way the system is processing DPI now, I think.
> You could go into Applications -> Settings -> Settings Manager -> User
> Interface Preferences and change the Font DPI, which is just under the
> Font. Normally a number divisible by 6, try lowing it to 90 to shrink
> the fonts, I think.
Yes, that was the issue, the default (system set) DPI was wrong. I
set it to the offered value of 100dpi and now things seem about normal.
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