[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#813379: xfce4-settings: Please also set DPI via RandR extension

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Fri Feb 5 10:02:59 UTC 2016

On lun., 2016-02-01 at 14:55 +0100, Thomas Prokosch wrote:
> This will display the default resolution, chosen by X itself. However,
> some graphics hardware is broken and report a resolution of 96x96 dpi,
> even if this is clearly not the case. The old approach was to edit the
> xorg.conf file to add the relevant properties. However, this approach
> is deprecated. Another possibility is to use xrandr similar to
>    xrandr --dpi 280

As far as I know it's not “some graphics hardware”. Xorg explicitely sets DPI
to 96x96.

Can you explain what will forcing the resolution through XrandR will do?

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