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Month: February 2017

Re: [trinity-users] Application resolution vs desktop resolution

From: "Dr. Nikolaus Klepp" <office@...>
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2017 12:43:43 +0100
Am Mittwoch, 8. Februar 2017 schrieb Thierry de Coulon:
> Actually I don't think this is a Trinity problem, because reverting to lightdm 
> shows no change, but I post this in hope someone can give me a clue:
> I have setup a machine based on an Intel based SBC (UP board with a "cherry 
> trail" processor. It runs openSUSE Leap and Trinity. I initially had lots of 
> screen corruption but this I solved by setting the graphics to "xua".
> My problem is this: while I have the screen resolution setup to 1920x1080 (and 
> trinity desktop looks OK for this resolution), the monitor (which is accessed 
> from HDMI through an HDMI to VGA converter because I use a KVM that needs VGA 
> connectors) was initially "seen" as 1024x768.
> And the applications seem to retain that resolution. I could make things 
> better in kmail (which is the main application for this machine) by reducing 
> the font size. The other applications still look "too big".
> So I get the feeling that the lower resolution was saved somewhere...
> Is there a place where I can tell them to use 1920x768?

This will most likely not solve your problem for GTK3 applications, but you can try to fix the screens DPI:

kcontrol / Apperreance / Fonts : Force DPI ... 96 DPI

For GNOME/GTK please look here:


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