Bug#339707: gdm overrides real X dpi

Josselin Mouette joss at debian.org
Fri Nov 18 09:00:27 UTC 2005

Le vendredi 18 novembre 2005 à 09:27 +0200, Meelis Roos a écrit :
> I also agree that Gnome is more at fault and it might be practical to 
> follow gnome until it is fixed dpi-wise (if there are any plans on 
> that). Nevertheless this is a bug.

GNOME intentionally sets the dpi to 96. This is because the dpi
detection code by Xfree86/X.org is unreliable with most drivers, leading
to random dpi changes upon each reboot.
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