ozzy@ozzy-HP-Laptop-15q-bu0xx:~$ gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface       text-scaling-factor 1.2
 GLib-GIO-Message: Using the 'memory' GSettings backend.  Your settings will not be saved or shared with other applications.

is there any other way to use display scaling

  • try using dconf-editor GUI. i don't know why Your settings will not be saved? – abu-ahmed al-khatiri Aug 25 '18 at 15:53
  • ive installed dconf editor now how do i change the settings – ozzy ozbourne Aug 25 '18 at 16:05
  • just type dconf-editorfind and select org.gnome.desktop.interface and choose text-scaling-factor and edit from 1 to 1.2 – abu-ahmed al-khatiri Aug 25 '18 at 16:10

try using Gsettings GUI, open it with


find your SCHEMADIR,


and choose text-scaling-factor finally change a value from 1 to 1.2

Hope this helps.

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