Lets Drop Old Monitors

Bill Vance kbun at xpresso.seaslug.org
Tue Jul 17 19:28:35 UTC 2018

On Tue, 17 Jul 2018, Bmarsh wrote:

>       From: Bill Vance <kbun at xpresso.seaslug.org>
>       Subject: Re: Lets Drop Old Monitors
>       Date: 7/17/18 10:42 AM
>       To: Kubuntu user technical support <kubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com>
>       <snip>
>       On Mon, 16 Jul 2018, Doug wrote:
>       > have you tried changing the DPI setting?
>       >
>       >
>       > That is one of two methods of changing font sizes in
>       > system
>       > settings.  Neither of them is anywhere close to working
>       > perfectly.
>       >
>       >
>       > the DPI setting changes not just the font size, but also the
>       > graphics sizes, at least for all apps that pay attention to this.
>       Which, unfortunately, is no guarentee that they'll do a good job
>       of it, which is one of the main reasons I'm lobbying for making
>       individual adjustments to text, and symbol sizes. 
> I don’t much care for the idea of individual adjustments.  I really don’t want
> to have to go thru what could be 100 or more ‘adjustments’ every time I switch
> to a new release or download a new app.  Just one would do...

With appropriate default values, you shouldn't need to make
more than just a few adjustments, if that many.

   and I hate to say
> this but Windows handles different monitors quite well.

Which only says that Linux needs to pull it's head out,
and get to work.

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