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How to set a zoom on scroll

I would like to set a zoom on scroll with compiz because of my HiDPI computer I have some problems like that: https://twitter.com/Nekdev/status/537732809800970242 For now I configured the scroll of ...
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When I try to open Ubuntu in LinuxLive It appears to be super zoomed in.

new user here. Here's a screenshot: Everything seems to boot fine
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Terminal Command to Zoom

I've been looking for this for a while, and I can't find it anywhere. I need to be able to zoom (equivalent of ctrl + shift + '+') via the terminal. I've tried xdotool, but do not know how to get it ...
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How to stop Zoom Feature in 12.04

How do I turn off the zoom feature on ubuntu 12.04.. The scoll on my mouse makes web sites zoom in and out..
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Multi Screen Wallpaper not using Zoom setting at login

Two monitors, one rotated (which seems to be a factor here) and the wallpaper will not properly use the zoom setting at log in. It has the appearance of being in span mode at log in. A simple change ...
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Wrong zoom in/out behavior touchpad move

Scenario: Being in browser, I drag the touchpad using two fingers -> page scroll While the page is scrolling (my fingers are not on touchpad anymore), I press CTRL key. The page is zoomed in/out ...
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How to disable Alt-Scroll zoom in Xubuntu 14.04

In Xubuntu 14.04, alt+scroll wheel zooms my entire desktop. I'm finding this very annoying because sometimes I flick the scroll wheel to go to the top of a document then press the alt key for a some ...
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the screen amplifier not allow me to login on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I'm new on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Looking on its resources I choose the screen amplifier (kmag??) on login screen, and now I'm not able to login and neither turn off this resource. Could someone help me? ...
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Can't zoom out in Ubuntu desktop [closed]

Running a dualboot Ubuntu with Windows 7 I boot up Ubuntu for the first time and start to mess around with the desktop to personalize it. I opened up a window and it was showing me key shortcuts for ...
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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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How to zoom in while screencasting?

Is there a way I can zoom in where the cursor is, while screencasting, something like this: I presently using kazam on Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit for screencasting. Good alternatives which allow this ...
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How to enable mouse wheel zoom on GNOME 3.10 - Ubuntu 13.10?

I'm currently using GNOME 3.10 on my Ubuntu 13.10. I saw a video which said that we could do that on Unity by using Compiz, but when I tried on GNOME, didn't work at all. I also tried using a PPA ...
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The pages that ubuntu-sdk adds to Qt-Creator can't be zoomed

Ubuntu-SDK adds 5 buttons to the Qt-Creator toolbar (wiki, pastebin, irc, core apps and api). The sole function those buttons seem to have is to link to some web pages. Those pages can not be zoomed ...
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Nautilus - How to apply Zoom on the filenames? Not just on the thumbnails

I'm looking to edit the way for nautilus to handle the zoom. Since Ubuntu 13.04, when you use the zoom in nautilus it only changes the thumbnails/icons size, and the filename text stay the same. Is ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 & Ehanced Desktop Zoom

With The new release of Ubuntu 13.04. Does the sidebar and top bar enlarge now when you zoom in using the Compiz enhanced desktop zoom. I saw that the new version uses Unity 7 so I'm really hoping the ...
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Scrolling and display problem (bug?) in LibreOffice 3.6 and above [closed]

This problem started with a new version of LibreOffice, 3.6.2.2. (the one with the new green splash screen instead of the old white one) and continued up to the latest 4.x versions. My documents are ...
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How to set default zoom in evince?

I really love how evince works but this little thing making me annoy so much.When i select a title or a subtitle from the content menu it shifts the zoom and I'am going crazy.On windows it was just ...
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Set default page zoom level in Epiphany web browser

I have a small screen with my laptop. In Firefox, I change the default page zoom level using the NoSquint extension, but I'm a Gnome user and I would prefer using Epiphany (Web)... Is it possible to ...
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How do I zoom in one window in Unity

I'm trying to zoom in (or scale up) one window on the Macbook Pro with HiDPI/retina screen in Unity on 12.04. This is useful for some applications that doesn't allow the font size etc. to be changed. ...
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Zooming in Ubuntu 12.04

I love the goals of ubuntu, and have tried it and other distros based on it several times over the last five years. It's amazing how far the desktop environment has come and how easy it is to set up ...
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How to zoom desktop without Compiz?

First off I am visually impaired and I have used various Windows-based screen zooming applications. Compiz Advanced Desktop Zoom is fantastic but it totally murders my Wine applications. Turning off ...
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How to pinch zoom in 12.04 using (magic) trackpad

I use the magic trackpad on my desktop, and my laptop has a synaptic trackpad. Both machines run on Xubuntu 12.04, and vertical/horizontal two-fingers scrolling work out of box, but I cannot pinch ...
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CompizConfig Settings Manager “Enhanced Zoom Desktop” feature doesn't work with Cinnamon 1.4 in Ubuntu 12.04LTS

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit with Cinnamon 1.4 and I want a full screen magnifier for video presentations, something that I can zoom in and out during the recording. (I use a Cinnamon applet for ...
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After logging into Gnome 3 in Ubuntu 12.04 I have to pan scan the page?

When I log into Gnome 3, I have to drag the cursor around the page to see everything. I'm running a Toshiba a100 Satellite. System Settings: Driver: Unknown Experience: Standard A quick Google ...
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Is there a way to emulate pinch-zoom?

I'm looking for a way to emulate pinch zoom in either an android emulator(android SDK-less desirable) or a (preferred) native Ubuntu web browser that I can resize to a specified size for initial ...
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How do I disable the long press Super key from showing the shortcuts window?

Note this is the long press and not the one for the short press as mentioned here How do I disable the Super key? The super key has been a modifier long before Unity came, and I have used it on ...
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How to disable Synaptics pinch-to-zoom support in evince (PDF viewer)?

My friend experiences this bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/evince/+bug/875359 But most of the time zoom is activated unintentionally when using two-fingers scrolling on a Synaptics ...
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How to zoom in and out of text in Gedit?

I am using Ubuntu 11.10. This seems to be an easy question, yet I cannot find an answer anywhere. On pre-unity Ubuntu, I was using gedit-zoom plugin to zoom text in editor window in/out, either with ...
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How do I adjust display size, not resolution?

I have my Ubuntu 11.10 PC plugged into a TV using an HDMI input. The edges of the screen get cut off, and I can't adjust the television's settings for HDMI. I can adujust the "position and size" on ...
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How do I disable anti-aliasing in Compiz Zoom?

When using the Zoom function of Compiz, the zoomed-in pixels are anti-aliased (smoothed), which I guess is helpful for accessibility, however I want to actually see an accurate representation of the ...
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Is there a zoom function for Unity 2D?

Gnome Shell and Unity (3D) via Compiz offer to zoom into the desktop. Is there something similar for Unity 2D please?
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How to zoom in&zoom out

While using 10.04 and the previous versions I used to put Ctrl+F6 to zoom in and subsequently Ctrl+F7 to zoom out. Now I can't even find the options to zoom in and zoom out in the "keyboard ...
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Is there a way to add zoom in and out buttons on Evince's toolbar?

is there a way to add a "zoom in" and "zoom out" button in evince's panel? The scrolldown menu with 100%, 85%, fit to screen etc. is not very userfriendly. Unfortunately I can't find a settings ...
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Solutions for couch surfing

Using Ubuntu to consume media such as watching TV, movies, or listening to music, one occasionally wants to surf the web off the couch or control other applications with the computer screen standing ...
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How do you zoom in Ubuntu Natty? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to activate super+scroll to zoom? Before update my Ubuntu to Natty, I zoomed in-out the screen using the Winkey + mouse wheel. Now, how can in zoom in-out with ...
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How to activate super+scroll to zoom?

In maverick, and I belive many old ubuntus, one could zoom in and out by holding super and scrolling with the mouse, but that doesn't work in Natty. How do you activate that again?
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Different partial zooms using keyboard

When coal was young I was using fvwm (or maybe tvwm?) which allowed me to define many different zooms and control them using keyboard, something like Super+left: make the window fill the left half ...
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How do I restore compiz advanced zoom?

I lost compiz zoom due to some incompatibility that I am not sure about. I read about a fix before, but I forgot what it is. When I try to zoom with the super key and mouse it just vibrates the ...
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Control compiz zoom from the command line

I'm downstairs on my phone trying to VNC into my desktop upstairs but earlier today, I zoomed in with compiz on one of my screens so it makes using that screen over VNC almost impossible. Now I could ...