setting DPI in LXDE

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setting DPI in LXDE

Post#1 by rych » 25 Sep 2017, 09:36

How do I change DPI in LXDE, either in the current session only, or for a specific monitor? I've booted into a new notebook with a high resolution screen and everything is so tiny.
xrandr outputs correct resolution and physical dimensions:
2560x1440 ... 290mm x 170mm

But then in Xord.0.log I see "intel(0): DPI set to (96, 96)"

96DPI? seriously? I wish it used a different formula.

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setting DPI in LXDE

Post#2 by Ed_P » 25 Sep 2017, 14:40

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setting DPI in LXDE

Post#3 by donald » 25 Sep 2017, 15:53

Create a file .Xresources in your home folder with following content:

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! Xft settings

Xft.dpi: 128

Adjust the value to your liking.
Increase the panel > rightclick (panel) preferences
Icon size > setting in pcmanfm IIRC

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