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Old 08-19-2012, 11:49 AM   #1
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On-screen text and icons are way too small


I just installed Linux Mint 13 Xfce edition for the first time on my laptop. What is the best way I make the on screen text and icons appear bigger, they are way too small even in all the applications I use.

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Old 08-19-2012, 01:54 PM   #2
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The problem will be the DPI calculated from the EDID for your display.

Simplest solution should be to force a DPI setting of (for example) 120 in the Xorg.conf
 
Old 08-19-2012, 02:14 PM   #3
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how do I do that?
 
Old 08-21-2012, 04:49 PM   #4
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System->Preferences->Appearance->Fonts.

96dpi is normal for most systems. You can adjust your font sizes any way you want.

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