Linux desktop and high resolution laptops

drago01 drago01 at
Sat Jan 10 22:15:26 UTC 2015

On Sat, Jan 10, 2015 at 10:12 PM, Peter Laursen <jazcyk at> wrote:
> "If GNOME enters HiDPI mode with 1440 vertical pixels  "
> Could you please explain "If"? The question is: does* it use such simple
> logic? Do you know about it? That would be ridiculous IMO. If not, it would
> be nice if someone could elaborate the logic/algorithm Gnome uses.

That's what hidpi displays are designed for. A 3200x1800 hidpi display
renders like 1600x900 but with everything sharper. What GNOME does is
trigger the hidpi mode if the display's dpi is over a threshold.
That's what the "if" means.

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