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Re: firefox/minefield screen resolution



On 16 Feb 2008 11:50:37 -0600, Jason L Tibbitts III <tibbs math uh edu> wrote:
> >>>>> "dp" == darrell pfeifer <darrellpf gmail com> writes:
>
> dp> The screen is physically 14.9 inches wide (368 mm) but xdpyinfo is
> dp> reporting 300 mm, so that's what produces the bad 163 dpi setting
> dp> for width.
>
> You should probably attach your /var/log/Xorg.0.log to that bugzilla
> ticket so that folks can understand where that value comes from.  X
> doesn't generally make these things up, so it's possible that the
> monitor is simply lying about its dimensions.  I believe there is
> infrastructure for fixing things up after monitors lie to the system,
> but this has to be added on a case-by-case basis.
>
>  - J<
>

Good call... thanks... added it.

darrell


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