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Old 04-27-2007, 12:55 PM   #1
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Fonts Too Small


I just installed MEPIS 6.5.00_32 and all my fonts are so small that I need to use a magnifying glass with my reading glasses to read everything.

I went to the Xwindow assistant and switched to 120 -dbi (the largest setting) and rebooted.

That had zero effect on the font sizes even though it was set to Medium.

Any ideas???

Thank you for your support!
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Old 04-27-2007, 02:38 PM   #2
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What is your screen resolution? The higher the res, the smaller everything will be on the screen.
 
Old 04-27-2007, 04:03 PM   #3
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Fonts Too Small

The original resolution was 1600x1200, but I changed it to 1020x768.

In any other distro, that would have fixed the problem. However in this edition of MEPIS, the fonts remain small. I even checked the box to use this setting when KDE starts up.

I even opened the new MEPIS Xsettings assistant and tried to repair that, but it failed as well.

Am I missing something here???
 
Old 04-27-2007, 04:18 PM   #4
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Have you tried KDE --> Settings --> Appearance --> Fonts?
 
Old 04-27-2007, 04:47 PM   #5
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Fonts Too Small

Yes, I have tried that earlier, but I tried it again just now. I adjusted all fonts from 12 to 14. The desktop fonts and kicker fonts responded, but the application fonts did not.

How bizarre is that?
Thanks for the suggestion.
 
Old 04-27-2007, 06:43 PM   #6
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It's possible that the theme you're using is over-riding font options. Revert to the default KDE theme and see what happens.
 
  


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