[packman] VLC unusably tiny on higher DPI screens

Dmitriy Perlow dap at open.by
Mon Dec 15 05:04:15 CET 2014

Felix Miata <mrmazda at earthlink.net>  Mon, 15 Dec 2014 04:38:46 +0300:

> I'm no more than a very occasional VLC user, but I'm trying to configure  
> a
> system for a nearly blind person who had been using VLC to "play" his
> "books". We upgraded him from openSUSE 11.3 and KDE3 to 13.1 with KDE3,  
> along
> with a new motherboard. VLC was hard to use before. Now it's impossible.
> Here's a look at why:
> before: too small:
> http://fm.no-ip.com/SS/vlcDPI120os113.jpg
> after: even worse:
> http://fm.no-ip.com/SS/vlcDPI120os131.jpg
> Does anyone know if there's something that can be installed or  
> configured to
> make everything in the UI big enough to be useful? I can't even find a  
> file
> open method in the newer player due to the tiny UI features.

Imho you should try Qt4' qtconfig to change font size or KDE4'  
systemsettings to change font size and/or dpi.

Best regards,
Dmitriy DA(P).DarkneSS Perlow @ Linux x64

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