[mythtv-users] LightWeight Window Manager & fonts
jim.herold at comcast.net
Sat Sep 9 03:33:49 UTC 2006
Found the answer. It was the DPI, but the EDID wasn't allowing me to
over-ride it with the DisplaySize option. I had to add this to my
xorg.conf to allow the DisplaySize option to work:
Option "UseEDIDDpi" "FALSE"
Thanks for all the help guys!
Jim herold wrote:
> I stumbled on a link referencing the DisplaySize and tried to change it
> to 325 183. I stumbled on a calculation that says it should be 25.4 x
> Res (1280H, 720V) / dpi (says 100 is best for Myth).
> The Xorg.log indicates that the DPI is being set to 203, 203 at startup,
> is that the same thing? Wouldn't that be the same regardless of the
> window manager? Would gnome set those parameters differently?
> Chad wrote:
>> On 9/8/06, Jim herold <jim.herold at comcast.net> wrote:
>>> Well, I'm not getting anywhere here. Even with no window manager
>>> (running mythfrontend in .xinitrc with nothing else) I get crazy huge
>>> fonts in the assorted modules. It only works correctly on top of
>>> gnome. Anyone out there have any thoughts on why that might be.
>> What's your DisplaySize in your /etc/X11/xorg.conf file? This can
>> define variations in your font sizes. You can actually modify startx
>> (it's a script) to add -dpi xxx (where xxx is a number) to
>> increase/decrease your font as well.
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