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Re: firefox/minefield screen resolution



2008/2/16 Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas mailhot laposte net>:
>
> Le vendredi 15 février 2008 à 20:29 -0800, darrell pfeifer a écrit :
>
> > Thanks for the information, it really helped.
> >
> > xrdb reports:
> >
> > Xft.dpi:      120
> >
> > Setting that value in about:config gives a decent display. If I go
> > higher (say the 143) then portions of the window on the right and
> > bottom aren't visible.
> >
> > I'm assuming that the value from xdpyinfo is probably incorrect,
> > though I don't know at this point where to look.
>
> You can easily check if xdyinfo is correct by dividing your screen
> dimensions (in pixels) by their actual physical value (in inches). If
> you find significantly different values from xdpyinfo, x is wrong and
> you need to open a bug to get it fixed (@rh is you use FLOSS gfx
> drivers, @someone else otherwise).
>

This is the radeon driver.

The screen is physically 14.9 inches wide (368 mm) but xdpyinfo is
reporting 300 mm, so that's what produces the bad 163 dpi setting for
width.

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=433123

thanks to all the responders for your help and the temporary workaround.


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