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Some Applications are chunky and Pixelated and I cannot see why?

I have a screenshot example showing my monitor attached to my Dell XPS 13. The monitor is very high res and I thought I had a DPI / Scaling issue. However after some investigation I happened to open ...
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Libre Office icons on HiDPI

I am running Ubuntu 15.04 on Dell XPS 13 with high resolution display. In LibreOffice, the icons appear to be very small, although I have changed their size to "Large" in the Options menu. After ...
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Some webpages the font looks like it was squished

For some reason the font looks like it was all squished to the sides. Here is an example of reddit (My resolution is 1920x1080) Using Nvidia Drivers 333.31 or something like that ...
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Need to manually change scaling when remote desktop connecting to high resolution display

I have a Windows 8.1 desktop machine with a 27" QHD monitor. Under Control Panel\Appearance and Personalization\Display, I have set "Change the size of all items" to medium (recommended) so I can ...
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Change DPI on HiDPI laptop with two external monitors

I have a Surface Pro 3 laptop (running Ubuntu Gnome) with two external monitors. The laptop's screen has a resolution of 2160x1440, and the two monitors are 1920x1080. The Surface Pro (eDP1) is on ...
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Chrome 43 DPI Low Resolution

I updated Chrome to Version 43.0.2357.81 (64-bit) and after restarting Chrome it displays it (Chrome) in low resolution (as far as I can tell). The tabs are bigger, buttons and text the same. Most of ...
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Help with resolution scaling/emulation

I'm attempting to emulate a 1080p resolution onto my 1366x768 monitor. Although reducing the text dpi has helped, the elements on screen are still fairly large (such as the top of windows) and I would ...
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How to get the DPI of an ubuntu touch device

I would like to know the DPI of an ubuntu device so for example I could make a ruler app.
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Setting screen DPI under Fluxbox on QHD+ laptops (like Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro)

I've tried every mentioned workaround here: How to find and change the screen DPI? but non of them work under fluxbox with Ubuntu 14.04, fonts look so small, even though the xdpyinfo | grep dim shows ...
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icon scaling seems to work partially on a dell 4k display. I'm using ubuntu 14.04

a newbie here. I'm using a dell 4k display on ubuntu 14.04(up-to-date so far). I have already followed the instructions on this link - Adapt Ubuntu to a high-DPI resolution screen - it struck me ...
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How do I change the font size on tab and menu

I'm running 14.10 on my MBP with retina display. I scaled the things to 1.5 in the System Settings so everything is good except Chromium. My chromium looks like this http://i.imgur.com/CNj2nHe.png ...
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How do I set the DPI setting for the login screen?

When I log into ubuntu and then lock my screen, the lock screen shows with the same DPI settings as my current session. But before anyone is logged in, the login screen has the "default" DPI which on ...
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Ubuntu & Gnome DPI Nightmare

I just installed Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 LTS in a machine I'm using attached to a TV. The thing is that when I plugged the USB for installation, I could not go straight away into installation, because the ...
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Chromium browser text too big on HiDPI Display

I am running the Chromium browser on my Ubuntu 10.04 virtual machine. It seems that the text in the tabs and titles is over compensating for the HiDPI support and it looks too big. Screenshot: Is ...
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HDTV recognized as 7-inch screen causes wrong DPI settings

I just finished building myself a Ubuntu HTPC/Home server, and when I was setting it up, it was hooked to a 24" ASUS monitor using HDMI, no problem there, crystal clear image. But now that it's ready ...
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How to change DPI in Ubuntu GNOME 14.04?

What I would like to do is "Change DPI to 144 in Ubuntu GNOME 14.04". Because it's first time to me to use linux, I installed VMware Player in my laptop, and I installed Ubuntu GNOME 14.04. My laptop ...
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How can I make lightdm scale on a hidpi screen?

I have a laptop with a 3200x1800 screen. When I start up my laptop, lightdm doesn't scale to the resolution and looks tiny. When I lock the screen afterwards, lightdm scales and looks fine. I found ...
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can't convert my image by imagemagick on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

How to easily resize images? I want to use that method on ubuntu 14.04 LTS to convert my image First install imagemagick sudo apt-get install imagemagick Open a terminal and run this command: ...
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Set Openbox to be readable on a QHD screen?

I have a Samsung ATIV Book 9 Plus, which has a Quad HD (3200 x 1800) screen. Needless to say, the scaling on this make the font super tiny and hard to read. In unity it's easy to adjust the window ...
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Kubuntu - What's the recommended approach for setting DPI / Screen Geometry for LightDM /

I have a dual monitor setup, where the main screen is a 28" 4k display. This is coupled with an old 19" display that is rotated 90 degrees. What is the recommended approach to setting the screen ...
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Fix scaling of java-based applications for a high DPI screen

There are some applications (mainly java based) that don't follow the global 2x scale I set in the screen-settings. So these apps are really tiny on my high DPI screen with 3200x1800px. How can I get ...
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Upgrade Ubuntu LTS to a Version that supports MacBook retina

I have Ubuntu LTS 14.04 with Gnome 3 as GUI installed on my MacBook ( it's a persent ) and some things don not work very well. Like Chromium is eye hurting small and my thunderbold interfaces do not ...
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any support in any Ubuntu flavor for per-display DPI scaling?

my question is about having multiple monitors with different density (DPI) to display the UI at approximately the same physical dimensions. The feature is supported by Windows 8.1 and Mac OS 10.9. ...
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How to adjust DPI in 14.04

I asked about fixing DPI in 12.04. The 14.04 release notes list "Support for High-DPI screens and desktop scaling." Post upgrade, it seems that nothing has changed. Similar symptoms from my previous ...
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How to blanket change scaling of ui elements?

I have a large but not especially high resolution display. I don't want to change the font sizes, but rather I want to change how large everything appears other than text. I want to know how to do ...
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How can I get more granular control of Unity scaling factor?

In the Displays section of the settings, Unity has an option to set "Scale for menu and title bars". This option is presented as a slider with notches every .125. However, I find that the optimal ...
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How can I change the dpi of my monitors separately? [duplicate]

I have two fullHD monitors, one of which is a 15" Laptop screen. How can I change the DPI of only that particular screen, to read text more comfortably?
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How do I raise the screen DPI of my kubuntu installation? [duplicate]

I basically want to increase the DPI or raise the resolution past what is officially supported on my computer. I have good vision and can easily deal with 25% smaller icons and text, and I want more ...
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How can I configure X11 so I can independently set the DPI for each monitor? [duplicate]

I am not just asking how to change the DPI of X11 as a whole, but instead how to make each monitor run on a separate DPI. I am trying to use two 900p monitors (19 inch) and one 720p TV (30 inch).
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Adjust Firefox and Thunderbird to a High DPI touchscreen display (retina)

If you are using a high DPI Display with a resolution of 3200x1600 px you can adjust Unity with a System wide Menu and titlebar scaling But Firefox is not really ready for this: All pages and the ...
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Third party applications on HiDPI display

I noticed that some apps (Google Chrome, Viber, VKAudioSaver) have problems with HiDPI dispays (everithing is too small). Other apps work nice. Strange thing is that Cromium works good (with some ...
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When will ubuntu fully support high resolution displays

I've tried tinkering with font sizes in the unity-tweak-tool and changing the scale in the display but have been unable to find a workable solution. Will there be proper support for this in the ...
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Any screenshot application that supports HiDPI?

In a computer with a HiDPI screen (3200x1800), with Ubuntu 14.04 and Cinnamon, gnome-screenshot (3.10.1) captures images at half the resolution (1600x900), so the capture appears blurry. I've tried ...
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Is there a way to set global/default system settings (specifically GUI Scaling)

I added Ubuntu 14.04 to my system (MacBookPro11,3) which has a HiDPI screen. In system settings, I was able to set the GUI scaling to 2.0 for my own account, and I'm happy about that. However, the ...
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Manual UI scaling for non Unity environments

14.04 and Unity now offer UI Scaling. But what if I am not running Unity? In this case I am running Awesome Window Manager. How can I get my applications to scale the way they do when I am running ...
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Is there any way to set the display scaling back to default other than from the display settings dialog?

I scaled the UI from the display menu. Now it is way too big and I can't get to the slider to reset it. Any ideas how I can change the scaling in Unity back to default without accessing the settings ...
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How do I adjust DPI in 12.04

I think that I want (need?) to adjust my DPI. Qualitatively, text is very small and I usually find myself increasing text size in text editors, web browsers, etc. Quantitatively: The 1" square here ...
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Configure larger font in Jitsi on 3200x1800 resolution on 13 inch display

KDE I installed Jitsi Chat on my Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro on Kubuntu. I already adjusted the main Fonts to 230Dpi in KDE settings, but Jitsi doesent obey this. How can I enlarge fonts in Jitsi too? Unity ...
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ubuntu as guest in virtualbox at host with high DPI screen

I was wondering, I like the fullscreen mode (host + f by default), but this is unfortunately not very helpful with a 3200x1800 resolution screen (15 inches). The scaling mode (host + C) is better, but ...
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Is it possible to have two different DPI configurations for two different screens?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04.3 with NVidia drivers (319) for my Quadro K2100M graphic card, and when I switch my main 3200x1800 laptop screen to mode 1920x1080 (using nvidia-settings), the display goes ...
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How to get the right DPI resolution on Ubuntu 13.04 Saucy?

The physical DPI of my laptop screen is approximately 142 dots per inch as you can calculate from the correct output of xrandr --query: $ xrandr --query | head Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current ...
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Altrnative to KDE's “force font dpi” functionality

I am currently using a non-KDE system (Lubuntu) and am trying to find a way to force DPI to a specific value. What file do I need to edit to force dpi to 96? What is the proper code? My Ubuntu ...
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How do I change the DPI settings in terminal?

I accidentally made my DPI settings really really large and now I can't change them back to a smaller setting because it's so large that it's not visible on my screen to fix it. Is there a way to ...
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Add file to set screen size on Xorg

I recently installed Ubuntu on my new Chromebook Pixel and I'm trying to get the resolution right. Here are the instructions I have received: Option #4 set screen size on Xorg so that dpi goes up ...
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how to determine dpi size of a pdf & djvu

As the title says how would I determine the dpi of a pdf or a djvu document? I am looking for a proper linux solution as opposed to running adobe acrobat professional under wine.
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Does Ubuntu support retina displays?

There was a discussion in summer that Ubuntu does not support retina displays - everything on the screen is too small. Even adjusting DPI does not help, since such an adjusting scales only fonts, bit ...
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xrandr ignores setting DPI (Zenbook running 12.10)

I recently got a Zenbook Prime and installed ubuntu. Following The tips at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AsusZenbook worked out pretty well. Only one problem remains: I can not set the DPI. I ...
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Lubuntu font too small to read

My Lubuntu font size suddenly turned extremely tiny (upper case characters are 4 pixels high) for some reason. The only possible change I can think of is I turned on desktop sharing (vino) in the ...
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Printing takes forever and gives pixelated prints

I have a Brother HL-3070CW printer, which has some serious issues. Printing takes an abnormally long time, and if the file has anything more than text in it, it becomes horribly aliased and pixelated. ...
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screen DPI - is there and equivalent command/action to Windows 150% Display

I have a wide screen of high resolution and I see everything small on it. So In windows I set the display to 150%, I would like to do something similar in Ubuntu. Simply changing screen resolution to ...