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Old 08-27-2005, 09:30 AM   #1
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All text huge after Nvidia drivers installation


Hi,
I have been using linux for a few weeks now (Kubuntu) and everything is just working great... except an issue with my Nvidia G-Force 5200 GO graphics card. The driver itself seems to be working fine, but since I installed the new drivers all the text in my applications are much bigger than before. This wasn't the case before I installed the specific Nvidia drivers. A 12 point font now looks like at least 24 points!! All other graphics, i.e. images and photos haven't changed in size. Does anyone know how to solve this problem and make my font-sizes normal again??

Thanks in advance!

Fredrik
 
Old 08-27-2005, 01:34 PM   #2
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In KDE there is an option to change fonts/font size/bold/italic etc...
You can change the font size from there, not sure if that is the problem, but I hope this has helped

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Old 08-27-2005, 04:05 PM   #3
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I have tried this.. but it unfortunately doesn't help
 
Old 09-29-2005, 01:04 PM   #4
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Did you figure it out? I am having exactly the same problem.
 
Old 09-29-2005, 06:07 PM   #5
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Thumbs down Unfortunately it's still unsolved

Nope, i haven't been able to fix the problem even though I have asked tons of people about it and searched alot on google... it seems like this is something that happens very rarely and nobody seems to know what's causing it. At the moment i'm really considering reinstalling my Linux and KDE, and then never install the Nvidia drivers again... at least until someone's found the problem or a fix is released from Nvidia.

//Fred
 
Old 09-29-2005, 09:25 PM   #6
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I got mine fixed. I found the manual for my monitor and got the horiz freq and vert refresh rates from there. Put those into my XF86config-4 and everything is normal size again. Well, actually it was too small but I just increased the dpi setting in /etc/X11/xinit/xserverrc and now everything is back to normal.
 
  


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