[svlug] Font problem
john.sokol at gmail.com
Tue Oct 25 16:01:36 PDT 2011
Have you tried shift scroll wheel?
Used to happen to me all the time, could never tell why the because I was
scrolling the page while typing on crappy laptops with touch pad or by
On Oct 25, 2011 4:18 AM, "Sanatan Rai" <sanatan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a peculiar problem. Periodically, the fonts on the apps
> `turn small'. By this I mean
> that already running apps are not affected, but newly started apps
> come up with very small
> fonts on the menus/toolbars etc. This does not affect rxvt/xterm etc,
> but does affect
> mrxvt, and anything that uses GTK, including KDE apps.
> Logging out of Enlightenment and logging back in fixes the problem.
> Interestingly, the font sizes are set correctly. So even a 12 point
> font looks tiny. This suggests
> that there is a problem with the DPI settings: but I can't figure out
> what to look for. Nothing unusual
> happens when this behaviour starts
> I am running Debian Squeeze and use Enlightenment DR17, with Slim
> as the login manager.
> Here are a few settings:
> sanat at fractal:~$ xdpyinfo | grep dimens
> dimensions: 1920x1200 pixels (1521x792 millimeters)
> sanat at fractal:~$ xdpyinfo | grep resolu
> resolution: 32x38 dots per inch
> sanat at fractal:~$ ps -edf | grep xfs
> 117 1526 1 0 Oct13 ? 00:00:00 /usr/bin/xfs -daemon
> -user debian-xfs -droppriv
> As far as I can tell things seem ok.
> Any suggestions?
> Sanatan Rai
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