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How can I change the dpi of my monitors separately? [duplicate]

I have two fullHD monitors, one of which is a 15" Laptop screen. How can I change the DPI of only that particular screen, to read text more comfortably?
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How can I configure X11 so I can independently set the DPI for each monitor? [duplicate]

I am not just asking how to change the DPI of X11 as a whole, but instead how to make each monitor run on a separate DPI. I am trying to use two 900p monitors (19 inch) and one 720p TV (30 inch).
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How do I change fonts and adjust their size?

I've been finding fonts on the internet and installing them on my system. What's the easiest way to change my fonts? I would prefer an easy to use graphical way, but answers with command line ...
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How to find and change the screen DPI?

I am trying to find and then change the screen DPI (dots per inch) setting in 12.04 and 12.10. However, I can't seem to find any app or config file that can do this. Is there any app or conf file for ...
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Ubuntu on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro

Is it possible to install Ubuntu on the new Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro? I have checked the Lenovo compatibility lists on the Ubuntu site, but no new entries have been created yet for this model (released mid-...
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How to set up Gnome interface for HiDPI screen?

I have a 3200x1800 ultrabook and I would like to decrease the resolution of the screen 2x. The problem is that once I do it all the GUI elements increase in size too much Is there a way how to scale ...
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config dual monitors with quite different resolution

I have two monitors at work. One is a Dell 27 inch with 4K resolution and the other one is a Dell 20 inch at 1680 x 1050. However, due to the resolution difference between these two monitors, the ...
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Scale application differently on different monitors - Ubuntu 16.04

I have found a lot of very solid articles/answers about this topic: https://askubuntu.com/a/555812/574648 https://unix.stackexchange.com/a/213984 https://askubuntu.com/a/662567/574648 And of course: ...
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Multi-monitor setup with xrandr

Up to now, I have been using my laptop screen (3840x2160) alone, and I'm now trying to set up a secondary monitor (1920x1080). Since my primary monitor is double the resolution of my secondary, this ...
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Lower DPI on external monitor?

I have a 15 inch latptop with a 4K built-in display (3840x2160) connected to a 1440p external monitor (2560x1440). From the Display settings, I applied a Scale for menu and title bars of 2 on the ...
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How to set different scaling on multiple monitors?

I have a notebook with a resolution of 3200x1800, running Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS with kernel 4.0.0-040000-generic. Unitys scaling function works great to magnify the menus, titlebar and applications. Now ...
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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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scale monitors differently without everything becoming blurry?

problem My Laptop has a 1920x1080, 34.4x19.3 cm Monitor and I connect it to a 1280x1024, 37.6x30.1 cm external Monitor. Since the external monitor has a 30% lower pixel density, everything on it ...
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Different text scaling factors for different displays?

I just purchased a new laptop, which has a much higher DPI than my prior one did; in fact, its resolution (in a 14" form) is roughly the same as that of my 23" second monitor. I'd like the text on ...
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aligning monitor edges with different resolutions

I have three monitors of varying resolutions, especially in the height dimension where they sit side by side. My main monitor is 4K (2160h) in the middle and I have two smaller monitors either side: ...

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