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[Discuss] kinda shot myself in the foot with UHD monitors

On Sat, 06 Sep 2014 11:34:25 -0400, jbk wrote:
> On 09/06/2014 11:19 AM, Edward Ned Harvey (blu) wrote:
>>> From: at [mailto:discuss-
>>> at] On Behalf Of Stephen Adler
>>> So I've run into a rather unexpected problem, I have a monitor with too
>>> much resolution.

I'd be more than happy to take on that problem :-)

> In the past I remember there were two different font families you
> could select, one a 96pt and the other 72pt. This is a vague memory
> from back in the windows days. I do remember that selecting one or
> the other would change the default size of all the window and app
> text sizes larger or smaller uniformly.

You can also change the DPI setting on the X command line.
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