Window size and screen resolution

Dominique Michel dominique.michel at
Mon Feb 19 02:09:13 PST 2007

Le Sat, 17 Feb 2007 14:38:55 +0100,
"Nicolas \"Ikke\" Trangez" <eikke at> a écrit :

> On Sat, 2007-02-17 at 02:22 -0800, Dominique Michel wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > My first post on this list.
> > I asked on the gentoo forum, but don't get any answer.
> > 
> > My screen resolution is 1600x1200. Most programs are working just fine with
> > it, but some program just look too small. Examples: ddd, xmms, nedit. Both
> > the windows of those programs inclusive the menu and the icons, and the
> > fonts are to small.
> > 
> > xmms have on option to show it at double size, but not the other programs.
> > Is it possible to trick such programs and start them at double size or
> > something like that? 
> > 
> Check DevilsPie (
> Nicolas

DevilsPie didn't do what I want. I want to be able to start a program at
double size, but not with the geometry option but as if the window and all
its content was zoomed in. And it is not with DevilsPie or by selecting bigger
fonts as Glynn suggested at I can do that. 


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