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“Pinch to zoom” gesture with Focaltech touchpad in Ubuntu 15.10

I havce a problem with the geasture of my touchpad for example the pinch to zoom does not work. I tried to run this sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hanipouspilot/focaltech-dkms and this: apt-get update ...
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Okular doesn't show correct zoom factors (too small)

Okular's view/zoom sizes are too small. When I set the zoom size to 100% the display of a document is smaller than the original size. I estimated a value of approximately 128% to show documents at a ...
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how to zoom out on desktop with kubuntu

My desktop some how got enlarged and everything I open is large. How do I make it smaller again?? I have kubuntu.I have looked in multiple areas and tried everything to make it normal again and ...
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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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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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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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Launch a program at double the zoom

I've got a high DPI screen and certain applications (Skype, Gimp, Inkscape) show tiny icons. The rest of the system seems ok, so I'm just wondering if it's possible to launch a program zoomed in 2x, e....
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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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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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Zoom a Single Window

I have a 4 k display which is great. I can fit a lot of stuff in there and most applications have a big enough font which can be easily read even in a quarter of the intended area (when designed for ...
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How To Prevent Zoom in Chromium

Condition: Artifact zoom CTRL-+/- by keyboard and touchpad Support: prevention discussed first time in 2009 here about How to turn off Zoom on Chrome Proposal: Prevent Zoom by touchpad/keyboard in the ...
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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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Preventing evince from changing zoom setting while traversing PDF index?

In several of my PDFs, clicking through the chapters and subsections in the index causes the PDF to zoom out to a value that makes the text unreadable. I have tried changing the default settings to a ...
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How to zoom out desktop in Ubuntu 14.04?

In Ubuntu 14.04 i was searching for on screen keyboard at- System Settings>Universal Access>Type tab Here i enabled the zoom. After that my system got hang in zoomed position. I had also restarted by ...
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Zoom in file window (ctrl +)

I'm a new Ubuntu 14.04 user and I have a small problem. When I zoom using ctrl + + or - in a folder window, for example in the videos folder, the icons zoom in and out, but the text doesn't scale ...
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Chrome ctrl+mousewheel zoom

I have a problem with my chrome browser on my dell xps 13 running Ubuntu 15.10. On my windows machine i got used to zoom in on websites with the shortcut CTRL+Mousewheel. On Ubuntu I don't work ...
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Zoom single windows

I know how to zoom the entire screen using CompizConfig Settings Manager (ccsm) and its Enhanced Zoom Desktop plug-in. (from here) But what if I want to just zoom a single window? This could maybe ...
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With CompizConfig zoom, touchscreen cursor is in wrong position

On LTS 14.04, I'm using CompizConfig Settings Manager to zoom in on part of the desktop, and I've enabled 'Toggle zoom area lock' because I want to be able to interact easily with the calculator app ...