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2K and 4K Dual monitor DPI (many topics problem NOT solved) [duplicate]

I was about to reply to some topic but I see this thing is NOT solved and decided to make my own topic. Let's begin, You see because of this sort of things I can't quite move to Ubuntu. And this is ...
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Installing Ubuntu 12.04 on a high-resolution display laptop [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 with compiz on a 17" laptop with 1920x1080 display. After the installation the fonts are too small. Even if I change the fonts' size the Close/Minimize/Mazimize icons ...
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Resolution of certain programs too small on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [duplicate]

I've installed two programs (teamviewer and filezilla) so far that the resolution is just too small. How can I fix this? Picture below shows what I'm talking about. Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Dell XPS 13....
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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 do I increase the font size in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS for a HDPI / 4K display?

I have a Dell XPS 15-9560 laptop with 15.6" 4K Ultra HD (3840 x 2160) IGZO IPS 350-nits Touch-screen, and NVIDIA GeForce GTX1050 4GB GDDR5. It's having 4K resolution. Right from the grub screen to ...
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Adjust Firefox and Thunderbird to a High DPI touchscreen display (retina)

If you are using a high DPI Display with a resolution of 3200x1600 px you can adjust Unity with a System wide Menu and titlebar scaling But Firefox is not really ready for this: All pages and the ...
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Fix scaling of java-based applications for a high DPI screen

There are some applications (mainly java based) that don't follow the global 2x scale I set in the screen-settings. So these apps are really tiny on my high DPI screen with 3200x1800px. How can I get ...
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how to adjust window decoration *and* font size settings in xenial

I installed stock Ubuntu 16.04 on my computer with a 30" monitor. All the window decorations are enormous. All the font sizes are gigantic. Some of the icons near the clock are humongous. How can ...
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Does Ubuntu support retina displays?

There was a discussion in summer that Ubuntu does not support retina displays - everything on the screen is too small. Even adjusting DPI does not help, since such an adjusting scales only fonts, bit ...
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Ubuntu Touchscreen on Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro

Does anyone have any experience with Ubuntu running on the Yoga 2 Pro in terms of the functionality of the touchscreen?
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Adapt font and icon sizes to High Definition screen resolutions in Ubuntu-Studio XFCE

I have a Dell XPS 13. I got it with windows 8 and it adapts the fonts and icons to the 3200x1800 screen resolution. Then I start my virtual Ubuntu Studio 14.04 machine and they look really small. How ...
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How can I make text and icons larger on Ubuntu 16.04?

I am using a Thinkpad t460, 14 inch screen. Recently installed Ubuntu on the same. The problem I am facing is that all the text and icons are very small by default. The same issue isn't appearing when ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 & Lenovo Yoga 2 pro screen resolution

I've recently installed 14.04 on my yoga and it is running great so far! Since this laptop has a 3200x1800 resolution and a lot of apps i use do not scale well i am using 1920x1080 resolution with 1x ...
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icon scaling seems to work partially on a dell 4k display. I'm using ubuntu 14.04

a newbie here. I'm using a dell 4k display on ubuntu 14.04(up-to-date so far). I have already followed the instructions on this link - Adapt Ubuntu to a high-DPI resolution screen - it struck me ...

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