BUG Report: Linux Mint 19.3 and 20 XFCE - NVIDIA Driver Makes Gimp, Kdenlive, and VLC Font Too Small.

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Re: Linux Mint 20 XFCE - NVIDIA - VLC Fonts too small

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gregoryshock wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:31 pm
I got something here. If this is correct then I don't know how to use it. Same trouble can't see the thing.
Interesting. That's the qt4 configuration tool, which I could not find on v20. Which package(s) did you install?
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Re: Linux Mint 20 XFCE - NVIDIA - VLC Fonts too small

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ajgringo619 wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:34 pm
gregoryshock wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:31 pm
I got something here. If this is correct then I don't know how to use it. Same trouble can't see the thing.
Interesting. That's the qt4 configuration tool, which I could not find on v20. Which package(s) did you install?
I added a PPA

https://launchpad.net/~rock-core/+archive/ubuntu/qt4
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Re: Linux Mint 20 XFCE - NVIDIA - VLC Fonts too small

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gregoryshock wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:35 pm
ajgringo619 wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:34 pm
gregoryshock wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:31 pm
I got something here. If this is correct then I don't know how to use it. Same trouble can't see the thing.
Interesting. That's the qt4 configuration tool, which I could not find on v20. Which package(s) did you install?
I added a PPA

https://launchpad.net/~rock-core/+archive/ubuntu/qt4
This is good to know, although I'm surprised that Ubuntu/Mint dumped this when there are still packages in their repos that use it.
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Re: Linux Mint 20 XFCE - NVIDIA - VLC Fonts too small

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ajgringo619 wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:36 pm
gregoryshock wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:35 pm
ajgringo619 wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:34 pm

Interesting. That's the qt4 configuration tool, which I could not find on v20. Which package(s) did you install?
I added a PPA

https://launchpad.net/~rock-core/+archive/ubuntu/qt4
This is good to know, although I'm surprised that Ubuntu/Mint dumped this when there are still packages in their repos that use it.
I'm still not out of the hot water yet. Is there a qt config file that I could edit directly?
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Re: Linux Mint 20 XFCE - NVIDIA - VLC Fonts too small

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On 18.3, the file is ~/.config/Trolltech.conf
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Re: Linux Mint 20 XFCE - NVIDIA - VLC Fonts too small

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MrEen wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 8:41 pm
On 18.3, the file is ~/.config/Trolltech.conf
What would I edit in there?

Here is what I found my .config directory

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~/.config$ ls -1
autostart
bleachbit
caja
celluloid
dconf
enchant
evolution
GIMP
gtk-3.0
hexchat
kdeconnect
kdenliverc
libreoffice
menus
mimeapps.list
mpv
nemo
neofetch
pavucontrol.ini
pulse
qt5ct
QtProject.conf
session
Thunar
Trolltech.conf
user-dirs.dirs
user-dirs.locale
vlc
xed
xfce4
xviewer

QtProject.conf

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[FileDialog]
history=
lastVisited=/home/gregory
qtVersion=5.12.8
shortcuts=file:, file:///home/gregory
sidebarWidth=75
treeViewHeader=@ByteArray(\0\0\0\xff\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\x1\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\x1\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\xe7\0\0\0\x4\x1\x1\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0/\xff\xff\xff\xff\0\0\0\x81\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\x4\0\0\0{\0\0\0\x1\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\x1c\0\0\0\x1\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\x1e\0\0\0\x1\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\x32\0\0\0\x1\0\0\0\0\0\0\x3\xe8\0\xff\xff\xff\xff)
viewMode=Detail
Trolltech.conf

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[Qt%20Plugin%20Cache%204.8.false]
usr\lib\x86_64-linux-gnu\qt4\plugins\inputmethods\libqimsw-multi.so=40807, 0, x86_64 linux g++-4 full-config, 2020-05-10T18:03:00
usr\lib\x86_64-linux-gnu\qt4\plugins\imageformats\libqgif.so=40807, 0, x86_64 linux g++-4 full-config, 2020-05-10T18:03:00
usr\lib\x86_64-linux-gnu\qt4\plugins\imageformats\libqico.so=40807, 0, x86_64 linux g++-4 full-config, 2020-05-10T18:03:00
usr\lib\x86_64-linux-gnu\qt4\plugins\imageformats\libqjpeg.so=40807, 0, x86_64 linux g++-4 full-config, 2020-05-10T18:03:00
usr\lib\x86_64-linux-gnu\qt4\plugins\imageformats\libqmng.so=40807, 0, x86_64 linux g++-4 full-config, 2020-05-10T18:03:00
usr\lib\x86_64-linux-gnu\qt4\plugins\imageformats\libqtga.so=40807, 0, x86_64 linux g++-4 full-config, 2020-05-10T18:03:00
usr\lib\x86_64-linux-gnu\qt4\plugins\imageformats\libqtiff.so=40807, 0, x86_64 linux g++-4 full-config, 2020-05-10T18:03:00

[Qt%20Factory%20Cache%204.8]
com.trolltech.Qt.QInputContextFactoryInterface%3A\usr\lib\x86_64-linux-gnu\qt4\plugins\inputmethods\libqimsw-multi.so=2020-05-10T18:03:00, imsw-multi
com.trolltech.Qt.QImageIOHandlerFactoryInterface%3A\usr\lib\x86_64-linux-gnu\qt4\plugins\imageformats\libqgif.so=2020-05-10T18:03:00, gif
com.trolltech.Qt.QImageIOHandlerFactoryInterface%3A\usr\lib\x86_64-linux-gnu\qt4\plugins\imageformats\libqico.so=2020-05-10T18:03:00, ico
com.trolltech.Qt.QImageIOHandlerFactoryInterface%3A\usr\lib\x86_64-linux-gnu\qt4\plugins\imageformats\libqjpeg.so=2020-05-10T18:03:00, jpeg, jpg
com.trolltech.Qt.QImageIOHandlerFactoryInterface%3A\usr\lib\x86_64-linux-gnu\qt4\plugins\imageformats\libqmng.so=2020-05-10T18:03:00, mng
com.trolltech.Qt.QImageIOHandlerFactoryInterface%3A\usr\lib\x86_64-linux-gnu\qt4\plugins\imageformats\libqtga.so=2020-05-10T18:03:00, tga
com.trolltech.Qt.QImageIOHandlerFactoryInterface%3A\usr\lib\x86_64-linux-gnu\qt4\plugins\imageformats\libqtiff.so=2020-05-10T18:03:00, tiff, tif
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Re: Linux Mint 20 XFCE - NVIDIA - VLC Fonts too small

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I found a Qt5.

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:~/.config/qt5ct$ ls -1
colors
qss
qt5ct.conf
qt5ct.conf

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[Appearance]
color_scheme_path=/usr/share/qt5ct/colors/airy.conf
custom_palette=false
icon_theme=Mint-Y
standard_dialogs=gtk2
style=gtk2

[Fonts]
fixed=@Variant(\0\0\0@\0\0\0\x12\0M\0o\0n\0o\0s\0p\0\x61\0\x63\0\x65@8\0\0\0\0\0\0\xff\xff\xff\xff\x5\x1\0\x32\x10)
general=@Variant(\0\0\0@\0\0\0\f\0U\0\x62\0u\0n\0t\0u@:\0\0\0\0\0\0\xff\xff\xff\xff\x5\x1\0\x19\x11)

[Interface]
activate_item_on_single_click=1
buttonbox_layout=0
cursor_flash_time=1000
dialog_buttons_have_icons=1
double_click_interval=400
gui_effects=@Invalid()
keyboard_scheme=2
menus_have_icons=true
show_shortcuts_in_context_menus=true
stylesheets=@Invalid()
toolbutton_style=4
underline_shortcut=1
wheel_scroll_lines=3

[SettingsWindow]
geometry=@ByteArray(\x1\xd9\xd0\xcb\0\x3\0\0\0\0\x2\x17\0\0\0\xbd\0\0\x5\x93\0\0\x3-\0\0\x2\x1c\0\0\0\xd0\0\0\x5\x8e\0\0\x3(\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\a\x80\0\0\x2\x1c\0\0\0\xd0\0\0\x5\x8e\0\0\x3()
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Re: Linux Mint 20 XFCE - NVIDIA - VLC Fonts too small

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I have no idea about the qt5 stuff, but for the qt4 in Trolltech.conf, I have this section that you don't:

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[Qt]
font="Sans Serif,9,-1,5,50,0,0,0,0,0"
Palette\active=#000000, #d4d0c8, #ffffff, #e9e7e3, #6a6864, #a0a0a4, #000000, #ffffff, #000000, #ffffff, #d4d0c8, #000000, #000080, #ffffff, #0000ff, #ff00ff, #e9e7e3, #000000, #ffffdc, #000000
Palette\inactive=#000000, #d4d0c8, #ffffff, #e9e7e3, #6a6864, #a0a0a4, #000000, #ffffff, #000000, #ffffff, #d4d0c8, #000000, #000080, #ffffff, #0000ff, #ff00ff, #e9e7e3, #000000, #ffffdc, #000000
Palette\disabled=#6a6864, #d4d0c8, #ffffff, #e9e7e3, #6a6864, #a0a0a4, #6a6864, #ffffff, #6a6864, #d4d0c8, #d4d0c8, #000000, #000080, #ffffff, #0000ff, #ff00ff, #e9e7e3, #000000, #ffffdc, #000000
fontPath=@Invalid()
embedFonts=true
style=GTK+
doubleClickInterval=400
cursorFlashTime=1000
wheelScrollLines=3
resolveSymlinks=false
globalStrut\width=0
globalStrut\height=0
useRtlExtensions=false
XIMInputStyle=On The Spot
DefaultInputMethod=xim
audiosink=Auto
videomode=Auto
GUIEffects=none
customColors\0=4294967295
customColors\1=4294967295
customColors\2=4294967295
customColors\3=4294967295
customColors\4=4294967295
customColors\5=4294967295
customColors\6=4294967295
customColors\7=4294967295
customColors\8=4294967295
customColors\9=4294967295
customColors\10=4294967295
customColors\11=4294967295
customColors\12=4294967295
customColors\13=4294967295
customColors\14=4294967295
customColors\15=4294967295
filedialog=@ByteArray(\0\0\0\xbe\0\0\0\x3\0\0\0\x1e\0\0\0\xff\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\x2\0\0\0k\0\0\xe\0\x1\0\0\0\x6\x1\0\0\0\x1\0\0\0\a\0\0\0\x5\x66ile:\0\0\0\x12\x66ile:///home/scott\0\0\0'file:///home/scott/.hydrogen/data/songs\0\0\0\x1a\x66ile:///home/scott/Desktop\0\0\0\x1c\x66ile:///home/scott/Downloads\0\0\0\x18\x66ile:///home/scott/Music\0\0\0\x17\x66ile:///home/scott/lmms\0\0\0\x3\0\0\0\x46\0/\0u\0s\0r\0/\0s\0h\0\x61\0r\0\x65\0/\0h\0y\0\x64\0r\0o\0g\0\x65\0n\0/\0\x64\0\x61\0t\0\x61\0/\0\x64\0\x65\0m\0o\0_\0s\0o\0n\0g\0s\0\0\0@\0/\0h\0o\0m\0\x65\0/\0s\0\x63\0o\0t\0t\0/\0.\0h\0y\0\x64\0r\0o\0g\0\x65\0n\0/\0\x64\0\x61\0t\0\x61\0/\0s\0o\0n\0g\0s\0\0\0\x32\0/\0h\0o\0m\0\x65\0/\0s\0\x63\0o\0t\0t\0/\0l\0m\0m\0s\0/\0p\0r\0o\0j\0\x65\0\x63\0t\0s\0\0\0\x46\0/\0u\0s\0r\0/\0s\0h\0\x61\0r\0\x65\0/\0h\0y\0\x64\0r\0o\0g\0\x65\0n\0/\0\x64\0\x61\0t\0\x61\0/\0\x64\0\x65\0m\0o\0_\0s\0o\0n\0g\0s\0\0\0~\0\0\0\xff\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\x1\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\x1\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\x2\x16\0\0\0\x4\x1\x1\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\x64\xff\xff\xff\xff\0\0\0\x81\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\x4\0\0\x1\x14\0\0\0\x1\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\x45\0\0\0\x1\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\x46\0\0\0\x1\0\0\0\0\0\0\0w\0\0\0\x1\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\x1)
I would assume the 9 on the first line under the header is the font size.
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Re: Linux Mint 20 XFCE - NVIDIA - VLC Fonts too small

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MrEen wrote:
Wed Jul 08, 2020 9:30 pm
I have no idea about the qt5 stuff, but for the qt4 in Trolltech.conf, I have this section that you don't:


I would assume the 9 on the first line under the header is the font size.
I tested by copying over Trolltech.conf from my Xubuntu 20.04 install. Where the VLC fonts are working correctly. And that did nothing for me. I tried importing your Trolltech.conf and it did nothing for me. I tried removing the qt5ct.conf. That is the only conf file that seems to be effecting anything, and it doesn't do it completely. Gimp is messed up and so is some of the fonts in Kdenlive. Now in Virtual Box, everything that I tested in there, VLC and Gimp, Is fine. Which probably means that once Linux Mint 20 Xfce is installed and the nvidia drivers are installed, the fonts size on QT applications break.
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Re: Linux Mint 20 XFCE - NVIDIA - VLC Fonts too small

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The only other I can suggest is trying the flatpak builds of GIMP and VLC. I will test them both on my VM and let you know what I find.

UPDATE - fonts look fine here, tested both versions of GIMP:
gimp-desktop-lm20.jpg
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Re: Linux Mint 20 XFCE - NVIDIA - QT Applications Font Size Too Small

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Just as an aside GIMP isn't a QT app, it's a GTK2 app.
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Re: Linux Mint 20 XFCE - NVIDIA - QT Applications Font Size Too Small

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smurphos wrote:
Thu Jul 09, 2020 12:13 am
Just as an aside GIMP isn't a QT app, it's a GTK2 app.
I did some testing today.

I installed Linux Mint 20 XFCE onto two different drives. One I installed all the updates and then I installed gimp, kdenlive, and vlc. Everything looked fine. The second install, I installed all the updates, and then the nvidia driver. After that I installed gimp, kdenlive and vlc. it messed up the font size on all three.

Non Nvidia Install Specs and screen shots.

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inxi -Fxz
System:
  Kernel: 5.4.0-40-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 9.3.0 
  Desktop: Xfce 4.14.2 Distro: Linux Mint 20 Ulyana base: Ubuntu 20.04 focal 
Machine:
  Type: Desktop System: Dell product: Vostro 400 v: N/A serial: <filter> 
  Mobo: Dell model: 0GN723 v: ��� serial: <filter> BIOS: Dell v: 1.0.15 
  date: 06/23/2008 
Battery:
  Device-1: hidpp_battery_0 model: Logitech M215 
  charge: 55% (should be ignored) status: Discharging 
CPU:
  Topology: Dual Core model: Intel Core2 Duo E4600 bits: 64 type: MCP 
  arch: Core Merom rev: D L2 cache: 2048 KiB 
  flags: lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 ssse3 bogomips: 9575 
  Speed: 1196 MHz min/max: 1200/2400 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 1197 2: 1197 
Graphics:
  Device-1: NVIDIA GT218 [GeForce 210] vendor: eVga.com. driver: nouveau 
  v: kernel bus ID: 01:00.0 
  Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.8 driver: modesetting unloaded: fbdev,vesa 
  resolution: 1920x1080~60Hz 
  OpenGL: renderer: NVA8 v: 3.3 Mesa 20.0.8 direct render: Yes 
Audio:
  Device-1: Intel 82801I HD Audio vendor: Dell driver: snd_hda_intel 
  v: kernel bus ID: 00:1b.0 
  Device-2: NVIDIA High Definition Audio vendor: eVga.com. 
  driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 01:00.1 
  Sound Server: ALSA v: k5.4.0-40-generic 
Network:
  Device-1: Intel 82562V-2 10/100 Network vendor: Dell driver: e1000e 
  v: 3.2.6-k port: ff00 bus ID: 00:19.0 
  IF: enp0s25 state: down mac: <filter> 
  Device-2: D-Link System DGE-528T Gigabit Ethernet Adapter driver: r8169 
  v: kernel port: de00 bus ID: 02:01.0 
  IF: enp2s1 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter> 
Drives:
  Local Storage: total: 15.07 GiB used: 8.23 GiB (54.6%) 
  ID-1: /dev/sda type: USB model: Walgreen Infinitive size: 14.59 GiB 
  ID-2: /dev/sdb type: USB vendor: Lexar model: JUMPDRIVE SECURE 
  size: 495.5 MiB 
Partition:
  ID-1: / size: 13.80 GiB used: 7.93 GiB (57.5%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda5 
Sensors:
  System Temperatures: cpu: 40.0 C mobo: N/A gpu: nouveau temp: 50 C 
  Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A 
Info:
  Processes: 163 Uptime: 34m Memory: 3.84 GiB used: 660.8 MiB (16.8%) 
  Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Compilers: gcc: 9.3.0 Shell: bash v: 5.0.16 
  inxi: 3.0.38 
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With-Nvidia Install

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inxi -Fxz
System:    Kernel: 5.4.0-40-generic x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 9.3.0 Desktop: Xfce 4.14.2 Distro: Linux Mint 20 Ulyana 
           base: Ubuntu 20.04 focal 
Machine:   Type: Desktop System: Dell product: Vostro 400 v: N/A serial: <filter> 
           Mobo: Dell model: 0GN723 v: ��� serial: <filter> BIOS: Dell v: 1.0.15 date: 06/23/2008 
Battery:   Device-1: hidpp_battery_0 model: Logitech M215 charge: 55% (should be ignored) status: Discharging 
CPU:       Topology: Dual Core model: Intel Core2 Duo E4600 bits: 64 type: MCP arch: Core Merom rev: D L2 cache: 2048 KiB 
           flags: lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 ssse3 bogomips: 9575 
           Speed: 1197 MHz min/max: 1200/2400 MHz Core speeds (MHz): 1: 1197 2: 1197 
Graphics:  Device-1: NVIDIA GT218 [GeForce 210] vendor: eVga.com. driver: nvidia v: 340.108 bus ID: 01:00.0 
           Display: x11 server: X.Org 1.20.8 driver: nvidia unloaded: fbdev,modesetting,nouveau,vesa 
           resolution: 1920x1080~60Hz 
           OpenGL: renderer: GeForce 210/PCIe/SSE2 v: 3.3.0 NVIDIA 340.108 direct render: Yes 
Audio:     Device-1: Intel 82801I HD Audio vendor: Dell driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 00:1b.0 
           Device-2: NVIDIA High Definition Audio vendor: eVga.com. driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus ID: 01:00.1 
           Sound Server: ALSA v: k5.4.0-40-generic 
Network:   Device-1: Intel 82562V-2 10/100 Network vendor: Dell driver: e1000e v: 3.2.6-k port: ff00 bus ID: 00:19.0 
           IF: enp0s25 state: down mac: <filter> 
           Device-2: D-Link System DGE-528T Gigabit Ethernet Adapter driver: r8169 v: kernel port: de00 bus ID: 02:01.0 
           IF: enp2s1 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: <filter> 
Drives:    Local Storage: total: 59.22 GiB used: 10.06 GiB (17.0%) 
           ID-1: /dev/sda type: USB model: Walgreen Infinitive size: 58.73 GiB 
           ID-2: /dev/sdb type: USB vendor: Lexar model: JUMPDRIVE SECURE size: 495.5 MiB 
Partition: ID-1: / size: 57.07 GiB used: 9.76 GiB (17.1%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda5 
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 40.0 C mobo: N/A gpu: nvidia temp: 52 C 
           Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A 
Info:      Processes: 167 Uptime: 1h 20m Memory: 3.84 GiB used: 1.03 GiB (26.9%) Init: systemd runlevel: 5 Compilers: 
           gcc: 9.3.0 Shell: bash v: 5.0.16 inxi: 3.0.38
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Re: Linux Mint 20 XFCE - NVIDIA Driver Makes Gimp, Kdenlive, and VLC Font Too Small Bug.

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Today I made a new screen shot. Something to show how it doesn't effect the whole system. Just some of it.

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Re: Linux Mint 20 XFCE - NVIDIA Driver Makes Gimp, Kdenlive, and VLC Font Too Small Bug.

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If you uninstall and reinstall VLC on the "trouble" installation would it fix the font ?
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Re: Linux Mint 20 XFCE - NVIDIA Driver Makes Gimp, Kdenlive, and VLC Font Too Small Bug.

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jonau01 wrote:
Fri Jul 10, 2020 4:20 pm
If you uninstall and reinstall VLC on the "trouble" installation would it fix the font ?
No. It doesn't.
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Re: Linux Mint 20 XFCE - NVIDIA Driver Makes Gimp, Kdenlive, and VLC Font Too Small Bug.

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I tested the same computer out on Linux Mint 19.3 XFCE I'm getting the same results. If we can not find a solution, I will need to change distros.

Before installing NVidia drivers.

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After installing NVidia Drivers.

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Re: BUG Report: Linux Mint 19.3 and 20 XFCE - NVIDIA Driver Makes Gimp, Kdenlive, and VLC Font Too Small.

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I'd suggest giving this a try. Make sure VLC isn't running. Now run this in the terminal:

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export QT_SCALE_FACTOR=2
Now, again in the terminal run vlc &

Does that make it look normalish?

You might need to reboot after that if it messes things up at all.
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Re: BUG Report: Linux Mint 19.3 and 20 XFCE - NVIDIA Driver Makes Gimp, Kdenlive, and VLC Font Too Small.

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MrEen wrote:
Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:29 pm
I'd suggest giving this a try. Make sure VLC isn't running. Now run this in the terminal:

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export QT_SCALE_FACTOR=2
Now, again in the terminal run vlc &

Does that make it look normalish?

You might need to reboot after that if it messes things up at all.
I'm not sure how I'm going to work that idea into my testing. I logged in to report something I just tried.... Maybe we could try that on one of my Linux Mint 20 XFCE installs? Otherwise I would probably need to do a completely new install of Linux Mint 19.3 XFCE to test that. The first install of 19.3 xfce took me probably, 5 hours to complete everything. Because I installed it to a 16 gig flash drive.

Here is what I just did.

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sudo apt-get purge nvidia*
sudo reboot
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:graphics-drivers/ppa
sudo apt-get update
Then I installed the latest nvidia driver. rebooted.

At first everything looked the same. Then I started the qt application. I played around with the themes in it. And this is what happened.

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Yes things seem to look right? I'm not sure about kdenlive. But I can't say I solved it. In order to say that, I'd need to be able to repeat this. I need to reboot the system to see if it stays like that.
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Re: BUG Report: Linux Mint 19.3 and 20 XFCE - NVIDIA Driver Makes Gimp, Kdenlive, and VLC Font Too Small.

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This is good, no? At least VLC look readable, as well as Gimp's menubar.
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Re: BUG Report: Linux Mint 19.3 and 20 XFCE - NVIDIA Driver Makes Gimp, Kdenlive, and VLC Font Too Small.

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MrEen wrote:
Mon Jul 27, 2020 7:58 pm
This is good, no? At least VLC look readable, as well as Gimp's menubar.
Yes but I don't know what "fixed" it. The driver from PPA? Or the fact just messing around the QT application? or was it a combination of both?
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