I have successfully installed the NVIDIA-Linux-x86-1.0-6111-pkg1.run for my NVIDIA GeForce 5200 card on a Mandrake 10.0 system Everything seems to be alright --- apart from the font-sizes. At 1024 * 768 the fonts are so small, that they are almost impossible to read. I can increase the font-sizes of most KDE apps, but that doesn't help me with OpenOffice and other programs.
My monitor is a Packard Bell FT500 15" TFT Monitor.
Its screen size is 362 * 346 (Millimeter)
Interestingly, if I do a 'xdpyinfo --grep-screensize' it reports the monitor's screensize as only being 347 * 260 mm.
This seems to me to be the core of the problem. Now the interesting question: How do I fix it????
I hope someone has a better idea, because I really don't want to end up having to use a magnifying glass every time I try to read something on my monitor.
I suppose I'll have to add some sort of entry to the XF86Config-4 file, but although I read the man-page thoroughly I couldn't find a clue .....