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I use ubuntu to run a home-theater PC at home. I simply use the ubuntu desktop, and run vlc and chrome-browser on the TV. This works fine for us.

I'd like to sometimes log into the machine with VNC, but the font sizes are a sticking point. I have them turned way up for use on the TV, but they're much to large when connecting via VNC.

Is there a good way to maintain these two font sizes separately?

One solution is to make the desktop very low resolution so that the default font size works for the TV, but this degrades the picture. I'd like to avoid that.

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