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Thanks for the details.
That’s sad, i’m going to flash back on 3.3 until someone find how to fix that.
I doesn’t want to use the device with these pixel ratio settings, that’s just awfull.

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See here, maybe this is of help to you before downgrading the OS;

To sum it up on 3.4:
Dconf write definately does NOT change the setting in the vendor.d config file.
Also something locks the file in the locks dir, it cannot be commented out, even with rights. If one makes all changes with workarounds like I did, the device needs to be reflashed again.

Maybe someone from Jolla can tell us, where the pixel ratio settings file is located in 3.4??? Please.

Oh No. I just had to reflash and wanted to use my “My Data Transfer” backup.
Now i realise the rpm is gone :frowning:
Does someone have the rpm?

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Well, I have used it since forever and sort of miss my previous themed look. I’m not someone who can help you develop it though, just a feeble user

I did some experimentation to get DPI changes working on 3.4 (I’m on the very latest, and I’ve discovered a way to make it work since dconf write no longer seems to work, even with the vendor locks disabled:

First, make sure you have the sailfish graphics packages installed:

devel-su pkcon install --allow-reinstall -y sailfish-content-graphics-default-z1.0-base sailfish-content-graphics-default-z1.25-base sailfish-content-graphics-default-z1.5-base sailfish-content-graphics-default-z1.75-base sailfish-content-graphics-default-z2.0-base sailfish-content-graphics-closed-z1.0 sailfish-content-graphics-closed-z1.25 sailfish-content-graphics-closed-z1.5 sailfish-content-graphics-closed-z1.75 sailfish-content-graphics-closed-z2.0

Make your edits, for example, I edited /etc/dconf/db/vendor.d/silica-configs.txt and set it to the following:


After saving, I used dconf compile to recompile the keys directory into a binary, like so:

dconf compile /etc/dconf/db/vendor.new /etc/dconf/db/vendor.d

Then, backup the old vendor file:

cd /etc/dconf/db
mv vendor{,.bak}

Then move your new vendor file into place:

mv vendor.new vendor

After rebooting, your DPI will be set, and your icons will show up since you have the graphics packages installed from earlier.

I just tested it on two XA2 Ultras, one fresh flashed, and one OTA’ed.

I hope this helps someone, at least. Let me know if you run into any issues.


THX a LOT! really! much appreciated.
Pixel ratio changed that way, strangely icon size in the grid did not.

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Working ! Thanks a lot for your help.

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My pleasure, hope it helped to some degree at least.

Still working on some other experiments, we’ll see where they wind up.

Awesome, glad it helped!

I am trying stuff, too. I think it would not be too hard to create an app, at least for DPI change and icon sizes. I am just looking through the SDK. I will also bring it up in one of the next IRC meetings to include it in settings.

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Something about dpi settings for aliendalvik guys ?

fravaccaro - seems like it couldn’t hurt to at least leave the current versions accessible as they are, or maybe at least provide a link to rpms… Many devs choose to stop developing certain apps, bit still leave repos accessible.

Thanks for your work.

Anybody else who has it installed able to biild a shareable rpm yet for themepack support?

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I think the interest is here, what license were you considering?

This is the one thing that works for me, (@deprecated’s solution)… Question - why does it work this way, but just changing the values in the silica config file has no effect, even though the changes are persistent, (just curious)?

I’d also like to know. Maybe ask at the next meeting. Sadly I never have time at 9:00 am. When this is solved, making an app should not be a lot of work I think.

These dpi settings for aliendalvik also work with V3.4:


Thanks for the answer.
I just tried that :

But “/opt/alien/system/build.prop” doesn’t exist.
the ls command only show a “system.img” file in /opt/alien/

Maybe this only works on Android 4.4?

Thanks @Kuba77 for giving the file but I was not quick enough… Would you please re-uploaded it? Thanks for your help.

At the time of the Nokia N9, I used to download all the applications I was using. Later, I stopped doing it because it seemed useless. Now I see that I have to do it again :roll_eyes:

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