[PC-BSD Testing] Extremely tiny font in xfce4
ken at pcbsd.org
Wed Jun 13 05:11:47 PDT 2012
On 06/13/2012 02:02, Sam Lin wrote:
> Hi Lars,
> Thanks for your reply. Unfortunately it does not work. It just gave me
> an error message as follows:
> xrandr: Failed to get size of gamma for output default.
> And those applications still have the same tiny fonts after restarting
> Probably it's time to re-install the whole PCBSD system on this old
> laptop as it's really too hard for my eyes to read through such tiny
> On 12 June 2012 07:00, <testing-request at lists.pcbsd.org
> <mailto:testing-request at lists.pcbsd.org>> wrote:
> Message: 1
> Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2012 13:18:12 +0200
> From: Lars Engels <lars.engels at 0x20.net <mailto:lars.engels at 0x20.net>>
> To: PC-BSD Testing list <testing at lists.pcbsd.org
> <mailto:testing at lists.pcbsd.org>>
> Cc: support at lists.pcbsd.org <mailto:support at lists.pcbsd.org>
> Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Testing] Extremely tiny font in xfce4
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> On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 08:25:16PM +1200, Sam Lin wrote:
> > Hi PCBSDers,
> > I am using PCBSD 9.0 on my 8-year old (!) laptop with xfce4
> being the
> > desktop. It has been generally okay - until tonight. When I
> launch PCBSD it
> > tonight appears that the font in some applications becomes
> extremely tiny.
> > I am not sure what's happening here but it's not everything but
> only some
> > applications in this system suffer the symptom. For what I meant by
> > extremely tiny font please see the attached screen shot.
> > Some suffered applications I have found so far are:
> > - AppCafe
> > - Opera
> > - PCBSD Control Panel
> > - kchmviewer
> > - digiKam
> > - EasyPBI
> > - VLC
> > Haven't tried out all applications in this system but it looks
> like quite a
> > few stuff related with kde are affected, although some other
> PBIs have also
> > been affected e.g. Opera and VLC.
> > I am not sure if this is something similar to this old post [
> > http://forums.pcbsd.org/showthread.php?t=8908], but what could have
> > triggered this issue? Any solution to this symptom?
> I don't know what's causing this but you can try to change your DPI
> $ xrandr --dpi 72
> $ xrandr --dpi 120
> and then restart the application that has too small fonts.
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It almost sounds like the default font size for Qt applications was set
really low (all the programs you mentioned are Qt apps I believe). It is
possible that you can simply reset the default font size somehow, I am
not sure how to do that at the moment though.
~~ Ken Moore ~~
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