Linux desktop and high resolution laptops

Kevin Fenzi kevin at
Fri Jan 9 23:34:21 UTC 2015

On Fri, 9 Jan 2015 16:54:46 +0100
drago01 <drago01 at> wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 9, 2015 at 4:51 PM, Peter Laursen <jazcyk at>
> wrote:
> > I am not blaming. I am asking (and provoking a little :-) )..
> >
> > Since I will need a new laptop for travel soon, I am doing some
> > research before deciding what to buy. I think it will end up as a
> > 14" model with HDMI (1920*1440) and not higher - also because I
> > still need Win7 (what will be hopeless with very high DPI, I
> > believe).
> Well it is as "hopeless" as lxde or xfce ... you can make the fonts
> bigger and hope for the best.

As noted earlier in this thread you can adjust the dpi in Xfce, so it's
slightly better than just making the fonts bigger, but it's less than
a real HIDPI solution.

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