Constant DPI regardless of resolution

Keith Packard keithp at
Mon Jun 30 22:53:17 PDT 2008

On Tue, 2008-07-01 at 06:10 +0300, Nikos Chantziaras wrote:

> I'm on VESA for running natively and xf86-vmware for running in a VM.  I 
> was hoping for a "set and forget" option either in xorg's arguments or 
> xorg.conf rather than having to open the CLI and call xrandr each time I 
> switch resolution.

RandR 1.2 passes the physical screen size from the client to the X
server whenever the pixel size is set. If you want to fix the DPI,
you'll need to fix whatever tool you use that sets the screen size.

keith.packard at
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