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`indicator-cpufreq` doesn't seem to work on 14.10

I have a Dell XPS 12 and just installed Ubuntu 14.10 (by completely wiping out the old 14.04 installation). The indicator menu has 2 options, Performance and Powersave, from which I choose ...
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Problems with Resolution/scaling

First of all i am sorry if i'm being a noob but i kind of am....I've been searching the internet for help but couldn't find anything so here i am. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 (updated+correrct drivers) ...
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Parallels: Scale title bars and menu not working

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on my Macbook Pro 15" with Retina Display with Parallels 10. Unfortunately the whole GUI is very small so it isn't very comfortable to work with. A fix for this ...
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How I can disable CPU frequency scaling and set the system to performance?

My processor is running at 40% of its maximum speed, I want it to use 100% of the speed, all the time. I searched on Google but the tutorials are very old and they all differ. So, how can I ...
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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 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 to scale all controls equally with high resolution display setting?

I've had some success using Unity on a high resolution display (mac retina) by adjusting the 'Scale for menu and title bars' ratio (see image below); however, some of the icons (including sliders and ...
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Adapt Ubuntu to a high-DPI resolution screen

What are the steps you need to adapt Ubuntu on a fresh installed Laptop with a high resolution display? I have a display with 3200x1600px on only 11'' which is all realy tiny.
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Adjust text scaling factor for all users

I am using gnome tweak tools on my system which is Ubuntu 12.04 with a few users set. I want to change the text scaling factor for all the user accounts. If I use gsettings set ...
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How to prevent fonts from rescaling [closed]

In Ubuntu 14.04 there's a new feature that I love called "scale for menu and title bars". It is located in the display settings. I have set the scaling to 0.875. Since setting this, I have had many ...
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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 can I zoom one specific window in KDE?

In my high resolution laptop display I defined the font to 230 dpi so everything looks fine but some apps that are running in java. Is it possible to display a specific desired window scaled in ...
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Force to use specific number of cores

I am using Ubuntu 13.10 on laptop that has Intel i5 (4 logical cores). Question: Can I force Ubuntu to use only one or two cores? Explanation: I want to test how my application performance scales ...
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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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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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Screen resolution not scaling properly during boot up

I have a problem that is rather annoying during the boot up of Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS. I dual boot with windows 7 and when I get to the OS selection bit, there is a nice fat black border around the edge ...
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CPU frequency scaling issue - scaling_max_freq wrong

I have the an issue on my Elitebook Core 2 Duo T9600, the scaling stops to work after few seconds of high load and get stuck at 800Mhz. Temperature is around 50-60°C for both cores, bios_limit is ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 CPU frequency scaling 'stuck' on lowest frequency

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my MacBook Air, after toying around for awhile the machine felt really slow, so I checked out the CPU frequency. cpufreq-info, it reports 800MHz on all 4 cores ...
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Catalyst Control Center 13.1 resets my HDTV scaling options after reboot

I have installed Ubuntu 12.10. After installing ATI 13.1 drivers, I configure ATI overscan to fit desktop to screen. The problem is that when I reboot catalyst reset the setting. I've tried everything ...
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Handling a very large number of network interface aliases

I have what is probably a bit of an unusual problem. I'm developing a network stress testing tool for internal use, and one of the things I need is to simulate a lot of entities each with their own IP ...
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How to ask developers to think about high resolution screens [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make a Unity suggestion? I just got a ASUS N56VZ laptop, and it`s all good, but the screen resolution 1920x1080px. I am not asking, how to scale ui elements. If ...
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Stop CPU from slowing down

When playing a 720p video file, I can hear the laptop CPU fan kick in which after a few minutes causes the video file to play back in a very choppy manner. Is it possible to stop the CPU from slowing ...
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Catalyst forgets monitor settings after reboot or log out in 12.10

I have a Samsung monitor connected to my ATI Radeon graphic card via HDMI. By default the screen has a black border around, but I can disable it in the Catalyst menu to get full screen. (There is a ...
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High Resolution graphics laptop misconfiguration (1920x1200 15,6 ")

After searching all similar topics, I found no answers concerning a configuration issue on Kubuntu 12.04 on a nw6440 Compaq laptop with 1920x1200 display. As the standard size of police was ...
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CPU Frequency Scaling methods *not* working Lubuntu 12.04

I've been trying to get CPU frequency scaling enabled on an old laptop (Celeron 530) running Lubuntu 12.04. I know this works in BIOS because it worked under Vista, and I can just get it working for ...
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Low quality image rendering in gthumb/eog

I am having problems with image quality when reducing images or zooming out in certain applications. It looks almost as if the image is not being smoothed or anti-aliased. On the left is gthumb/eog ...
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Cannot scale frequency of a Core i7 2720QM

I own a Dell Latitude E6520 with an Intel CPU (Core i7 2720QM). After installing cpufrequtils, I get the following message : cpufrequtils 007: cpufreq-info (C) Dominik Brodowski 2004-2009 Veuillez ...
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ATI Scaling issue with HDMI [closed]

I have crossfire ATI Radeon hd 5770's. Installed the proprietary driver and decided to install the newest driver from the site. Now there is a huge scaling issue that ATI always does with HDMI ...
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Disable CPU frequency scaling on Lenovo Laptop

I have a bug where my CPU frequency is scaling down every few hours or so. This happens when: I'm on AC power scaling governor is on 'Performance' What do you have to do to disable CPU frequency ...