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CPU scaling: how can current frequency be out of min-max range?

I'm trying to understand why my CPUs don't run at higher frequencies (related link) Can someone explain me how is it possible that when a min and a max are defined, the effective value finally goes ...
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Wrong Minimum frequency Core i7 CPU

The problem with my Linux machine is, the frequency reported by the files cpuinfo_min_freq and scaling_min_freq show 1200000 but in Windows it can be slowed down to 900000. This causes my Laptop to ...
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Font or windows scaling changed between 15.10 and 16.04

After update from 15.10 to 16.04 it seems that some scaling was changed, so fonts in 16.04 looks smaller (see attached screenshots). Do you know which settings is responsible for that? 15.10 16.04
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Kubuntu Nvidia driver problems

I'm trying to dual-boot Windows 10 and Kubuntu and I'm having some problems when I install the Nvidia drivers and reboot. After I reboot the Kubuntu ui appears to be WAY too small and is unreadable. ...
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Set scaling over the whole system

I have a Laptop(Ubuntu 16.04) with a relative high resolution display. So to read something I set the parameter at Systemsettings -> Display -> Scaling to 1,38. This is also working fine, the problem ...
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Changing display scaling in Unity 8

While Unity 7 works great and the manual display scaling in the system settings scales everything perfectly, Unity 8 seems to have no user-facing support for this. I can't actually open the system ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Hidpi support?

I just bought the new skylake Dell XPS 13 developer edition which came with 14.04, it had a bunch of issues slowing down the system, but the resolution was fine for my 3200x1800 screen. I decided to ...
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Nvidia x Server Settings missing scaling options?

I'm trying to use a 4:3 resolution on a 16:9 screen due to my monitor supporting higher refresh rates in 4:3 resolutions. When I set a 4:3 resolution the screen scales the image to fit a 16:9 aspect ...
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Unity Tweak Tool, Text Scaling Factor doesn't “stick”

I'm trying to set text scaling to 1.2, but it keeps "reverting" to 1.56 (way too big). If I click the [Restore Defaults] button, it goes back to 1.00 and that DOES stick. Funny, I've had this ...
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Scaling option of the lp printing command is ignored

A week ago, I had Ubuntu 12.04LTS and I could use the following command perfectly: lp -o "scaling=111 sides=two-sided-long-edge" myfile.pdf This week Ubuntu crashed while performing dist-upgrade,...
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Scale title bars and menu doesn't always work as expected

I set scaling factor to 1.38. Menu and title bars indeed always scale properly. What's wrong is that often after I restart computer, window content or top right corner menu content are not scaled ...
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Screen resolution and scale resets a couple of seconds after login into account. How to fix?

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10. My graphics card is an integrated Intel Graphics card, and my monitor is plugged through VGA. For some reason Ubuntu doesn't recognize my monitor's available resolutions and it ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Desktop — Video Driver Problems (again)

I think there's a problem with my display drivers, but I'm not really sure. I have a Lenovo Y50 laptop, with integrated intel graphics (4th gen) and an Nvidia 860M graphics card. I had 15.04 ...
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File Manager too small on 4k

I've scaled my Ubuntu to my 4k laptop using SETTINGS-DISPLAY, everything seems fine (libre office, firefox, dock, cursor, etc...) , except 2 things: 1. the stock file manager of ubuntu is too small 2. ...
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Gnome resizing windows

Hi, I'm desperately trying to resize windows after I snap them to sides, but I'm not able to do so, since gnome does't show me the scale cursor. Also I wanted to know how can I activate corners to ...
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Ubuntu or Mint for HiDPI Workstation with MATLAB?

I'm building a workstation with a Xeon 6-core (32mm), 24GB RAM, GTX960 and dual 24" 4K monitors (not sure if important). Potentially problematic programs I want to run (have confirmed they all have '...
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Difference between ACPI CPUfreq and Intel P-State

Can sombody explain the exact difference between these two drivers, such as the different options they have and how they differ (for example, in the powersave option)?
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Ubuntu Mate desktop scaling for 4k displays

I am trying to use ubuntu mate on lenovo y50 having 4k resolution .It seems there is no support for hidpi screens in mate . I was able to manage scaling in gnome desktop using gsettings set org.gnome....
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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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Weird scaling issues in Unity after installing Cinnamon

I'm using Unity on my Dell XPS 13 2015 but wanted to switch to the latest version of cinnamon. Therefore I added the corresponding repositories and installed cinnamon. After changing the desktop ...
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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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Background not displayed in it's full resolution

I don't know if it is a Ubuntu scaling problem or a bug, but on my hidpi screen, my background image is like 1600x900 instead of being 3200x1800. It doesn't affect the login screen where the ...
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Gnome 3.16 HiDPI scaling only accepts integers

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 with Gnome 3.16, which is working really great on my machine (despite what I found on many forums around the web). Having a high DPI screen however (13.3" with ...
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Setting scaling factor

I'm trying to set my scaling to 1.75 but when I type gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface scaling-factor 1.75 I get this error: invalid character in number 1.75 ^ ...
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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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Set CPU frequency scaling to wait one second before scaling down

I notice that my Kubuntu 14.10 system scales both CPU cores 1400-3400 MHz on a sub-second resolution. I believe that it is scaling down too quickly, as when I am running multiple heavy applications ...
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Xubuntu 14.10 - after upgrade from 14.04 CPU Scaling not working

i upgrade my system from 14.04 to 14.10 and after that indicator-cpufreq was showing only two options: powersave and performance. After doing this: http://askubuntu.com/a/541412/353763 I was able to ...
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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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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 org.gnome.desktop....
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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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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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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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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 ...