As I am about to move to Ubuntu 17.10 after years of KDE/Plasma, I came to no conclusive answer if Gnome 3.26 will support per display fractional scaling.

I am ware of the scale-monitor-framebuffer experimental setting but will it be possible to set monitor 1 to eg. 150% scaling and monitor 2 to 125% and if so, where?


Yes, It's possible to set this in gnome-control-center.


both displays are set to 150% but it’s possible to adjust this per display

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  • Is this on X or the Wayland experience? – JohnDoe Oct 14 '17 at 10:08
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    Only wayland. Non-wayland-apps (Xwalyand) look blurry on scales different than muliples of 100% – blaimi Oct 15 '17 at 17:09
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    Since this was a top hit for me on google trying to find how to set per display scaling I wanted to add how I got it working. I'm running Pop!_OS 19.10 with Gnome 3.34.2 which uses X11 by default (instead of Wayland). Display settings was showing only 100% and 200% options and I was unable to set it per display. After following omgubuntu.co.uk/2019/06/enable-fractional-scaling-ubuntu-19-04 by running gsettings set org.gnome.mutter experimental-features "['x11-randr-fractional-scaling']" I got more options (125%, 150%, 175%) and surprisingly it also started working per display! – Haprog Feb 12 at 9:39

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