Tag Archives: display

Display density on Android

Methods Android supports changing the display resolution in 2 different ways. wm density This method works without root and changes the density of the window manager. You can call this command only from the adb shell. The syntax is: E.g. the Nexus 9 has a real display density of 288ppi, so you would run: To… Read More »

Dual-headed X11

per user The native screen-size detection doesn’t work for dual-head installations. To let X11 handle both screens as one large display, find the section Screen in the /etc/X11/xorg.conf and add the following lines: This is for two 1280×1024 displays side-by-side (1280+1280 = 2560). Now you can use xrandr to set displays. Shows all available displays.… Read More »