Getting current screen resolution

William Heymann kosh at
Mon Jun 9 14:17:05 CEST 2008

On Monday 09 June 2008, Thomas Morton wrote:
> This is a "thing" that has been annoying me all morning: and I can't
> work out how to do it.
> I need a way to get the DPI or screen resolution of the monitor that a
> script is currently runnign on.
> I have a way in Windows but it doesnt port to Unix (which is important).
> Any ideas?

run xdpyinfo and pull the values you need from that.

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