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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

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?
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Unity menu headings and nautilus icons/text ignoring text scaling factor

I reported this as a bug here, but I'm wondering if anyone knows of a workaround to fix this problem. After the latest Ubuntu update, which included a new kernel, suddenly the text scaling factor ...
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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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Networked epson workforce 600 Adusting Print Quality 12.04LTS

So I'm able to print on my networked printer, but I need to be able to print on a higher image quality (or adjust DPI). reason is my printer fails nozzle checks and header cleaning only waste ink, but ...
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System-wide scaling of user interface in Ubuntu (13.10 x64 or any variant)? [duplicate]

Does Ubuntu contain a feature for system-wide (dpi) scaling which can scale the entire user interface while maintaining proportionality between interface elements? If not, can this be achieved? If ...
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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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DPI setting in Ubuntu 13.10

Can one change DPI setting in Ubuntu 13.10? I tried this solution: How to find and change the screen DPI? but: I don't have /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf (only /etc/lightdm/users.conf, and changing ...
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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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Mouse with high DPI< How decrase sensitivty more then allows standard menu?

I googled several times but I never solved this... I simply have mouse that have about 4200 DPI I guess and even if I put sensitivity to minimum in standard menu it's not enough and mouse is soo ...
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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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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 ...
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How to find and change the screen DPI?

I am trying to find and then change the screen DPI (dots per inch) setting in 12.04 and 12.10. However, I can't seem to find any app or config file that can do this. Is there any app or conf file for ...
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Is Gnome DPI aware?

Is Gnome fully DPI aware? I don't mean only fonts but also widgets like buttons, window borders etc.
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How to change the screen DPI in 11.10?

I want to change the DPI of the screen that is used in Ubuntu 11.10. How do I do this? I don't just want to change the font size like in How do I change the font DPI settings?, but I also want the ...
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How can I make PDFs appear life-size when displayed at 100%?

When I open a letter size PDF and then zoom to 100%, the page physically displayed on my monitor is smaller than a real letter size sheet of paper. How can I make "100%" on the computer screen ...
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How do I change the font DPI settings?

I installed Oneiric on a clean system, and found that the font tab is gone from the Appearance settings. This is a problem, because by default the text in Ubuntu is too large. I changed the text from ...
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Is it possible to change font DPI in 11.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I change the font DPI settings? With the introduction of the new global system settings application, it seems like they forgot about this (along with many other ...
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Custom DPI settings in KDE

How can I set a custom value for font DPI in KDE? The only options available in KDE are 96 and 120 DPI values. My Screen resolution is 1920*1080, so I would like to keep the DPI at a value higher ...
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How well-supported is the Canon CanoScan LiDE110?

On the list of supported SANE devices the scanner is listed as fully supported but it says: resolution from 75 to 2400 dpi Here is a link to Newegg's item listing, where it lists the optical ...
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Fonts DPI problem in Firefox and Open Office

I have changed fonts DPI from 96 to 85. Now the desktop really looks great but the problem is that Firefox and Open Office won't apply the new settings. They still use 96 DPI. Any suggestion? thx
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What should I set the DPI to for my 13" MacBook Pro? [closed]

I have installed Ubuntu on my new 13.3 inch 1280x800 MacBook Pro. It works great, but the fonts are kinda differently sized from the Mac programs, and I am wondering if I need to change the DPI. ...