hard-set dpi value on randr 1.2?

Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman) raster at rasterman.com
Tue Sep 4 15:33:36 PDT 2007

On Tue, 4 Sep 2007 23:04:38 +0200 "Hanno Böck" <ml at hboeck.de> babbled:

> Hi,
> With randr-1.2 my fonts on my desk are far too big for my taste.
> I can set the dpi-value with xrandr (xrandr --dpi 75), but I couldn't find
> out how to set this as a permanent value (xorg.conf?)
> Found some old doc on Xressources, but that didn't work either.

X has a command-line option to set dpi when running the server, also some
drivers (eg nvidia's closed one) has an option to set dpi too (and ignore edid
info to calculate it)

        Option          "DPI"   "75 x 75"

for example :)

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