On Monday, April 16, 2018 at 1:29:24 PM UTC+1, Ivan Mitev wrote:
> On 04/16/2018 02:23 PM, Ivan Mitev wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > On 04/16/2018 01:49 PM, bbrr3...@gmail.com wrote:
> >> On Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 10:13:10 PM UTC+1, bbrr...@gmail.com wrote:
> >>> System basically works nicely out of the box with Q4.0. I recommend the 
> >>> laptop.
> >>>
> >>> The only glitch was consistent crash when resuming from suspend. I 
> >>> debugged by shutting down service vm's and narrowed it down to sys-usb. 
> >>> Then detached the second USB controller from sys-usb and everything seems 
> >>> to work fine.  I did not seem to loose any devices/ports doing this but 
> >>> did not do an exhaustive test. 
> >>>
> >>> I have the high-res screen and text is pretty small. Haven't yet figure 
> >>> out how to scale things up in qubes?
> >>
> >> Thanks. Unfortunately it seems to have no effect:
> >>
> >> echo Xft.dpi: XXX | xrdb -merge 
> >> xterm &
> >>
> >> produces the same size text regardless of XXX
> > 
> > hmm :( I see that the 'Xft.dpi: XXX' setting is indeed ignored on the
> > default fedora-26 template, while it works perfectly in templateVMs I've
> > customized from fedora-26-minimal. There's probably a package in
> > fedora-26 (that I don't have in my templates) which is messing up with
> > the dpi setting; I'll update the doc and I'll reply here if I find out
> > what's causing that.
> 
> Looking at differences between fedora-26-minimal (where Xft.dpi works)
> and fedora-26 (where it doesn't), it seems that gsd-settings (from the
> gnome-settings-daemon package) overrides the dpi setting.
> 
> The following works:
> 
> - in VMs with gnome-settings-daemon:
> 
> gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface scaling-factor 2
> gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface text-scaling-factor 0.75
> 
> - in VMs without gnome-settings-daemon (or when gsd-settings is
> prevented from starting):
> 
> set the 'Xft.dpi: XXX' xresource
> 
> 
> Note that by default glib applications (like xterm) use non xft fonts,
> so if you want to have scaling in xterm you have to set an xft font like so:
> 
> XTerm*faceName: DejaVu Sans Mono:size=14:antialias=true
> 
> I'm attaching my $HOME/.Xresources file if you want to have a look.
> 
> Please let me know what works and what doesn't so that I update the doc
> and the official issue...

Thanks. Both methods work. I can just kill the gsd process and the Xft resource 
is correctly picked up and gives a nice result.

The gsettings approach also works. I did not look into it in detail but the Xft 
seems to give visually better results.

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