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Where can I find my display scale?

I am trying to get my current display scale from the command line on Ubuntu 18.04. As I can see that there are many different ways of "scaling" (xrandr, gsettings, text-scaling). The one I'd like see ...
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Is it Possible to have a different screen scale resolution for each workspace?

I ask because I own a 4k large monitor and its a pain in the ass having to always change the resolution when Apps don't scale well to 4k e.g Steam, Spotify, Runescape(osrs) and other. So what I would ...
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How to disable UI auto scaling on Ubuntu 18

I want my desktop/UI to keep its scaling even if I switch monitors. I tried tweaks and setting the scaling factor but that didn't seem to work. Is there a way to stop Ubuntu from changing the UI scale?...
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Programatically change the display scaling on the fly in Ubuntu 18

The method described here still partly works: Change the display scaling on the fly But it is not the official mechanism anymore and not what the system does under the hood when going to settings->...
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Setting scale for ONLY the connected display

I have a Lenovo P51 with Ubuntu 18.04. When I set the scale for the attached Dell monitor, the scale for the laptop display is also adjusted to the same setting. Is there a way to set the scale only ...
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Change display properties

I have loaded 18.04 onto an old HP Pavilion 23", which doesn't have a display out. I have a USB display adapter, which is working well and I have a Samsung 32" TV that I'm using as a monitor. When I ...
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KDE Ubuntu 18.04 scaling lower than 1

I have 17" display with Full HD resolution and I need to use smaller scaling than 1, because icons are to big for me. Where I can change it - modify config file - to have such possibility in settings ...
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Different display scale settings - 18.04

I have a Dell monitor set to a scale of 200%: I then set the laptop built-in display to 100%: However, if I then switch back to the Dell monitor settings, the scale there has reverted to 100%. Is ...
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Android Studio Hidpi

Is there any way to scale Android Studio UI on hidpi screen? It looks tiny and unusable. Desktop and other applications look ok (changed display scale and dpi in system settings), but Android Studio ...
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How to adjust zoom scale in LibreOffice?

When I go into LibreOffice writer and hold up a page to a screen, it is not the same size. If I change the zoom to 117% they are the same size. How do I scale the page size (and not the rest of the ...
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How to scale title bars and menu in Ubuntu 14.04 or 16.04 with the terminal only

To keep the story short: Out of curiosity I wanted to know how the scale option would look like with value 5.something. Now I'm stuck with a highly oversized system where I can't change anything (...
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Enable compiz hot corners in second display

I have CompizConfig installed on Ubuntu 14.04 with the Unity desktop. I wanted to configure a hot corner so that when my mouse hovered on the top right corner of my screen it would trigger what I ...
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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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Configuration Editor does not show active plugins under Screen0 [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 14.x installed in my system and use Expo and Scale plugins with their edge bindings extensively. Earlier I used to use Configuration manager to set their place last in the list of active ...
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How to change the color of the window outline in spread and switcher?

Staring with Ubuntu 13.04, the outline around windows when scale/spread (Super+W) and the switcher (when viewing different windows of an application using Alt+`) are invoked is red. See the pictures ...
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Is there a way to add icons to the scale mode?

Sometime I have tons of windows open and it'd be really helpful to have their icons attached to them (in the scale view) to make it easier to find what I need. Is there a way to do that in compiz ...
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Is there a way to add close buttons to the scale mode?

I have just moved back from Linux Mint 14 cinnamon to Ubuntu 12.04. In Linux Mint 14 the scale mode puts an X next to each window and gives the option to close them one by one in scale mode. Can I add ...
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12.04 Unity middle mouse activation of compiz window scaling

That's about the summary of my problem. Just updated to 12.04 and Button2 will no longer activate the compiz 'Scale' facility for window switching. There doesn't seem to be any binding conflicts (in ...
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Show windows on all workspaces? (scale addon not working) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Scale mode window on same workspace? Is there a way to show windows on ALL WORKSPACES? I can use alt+tab, after changing behaviour through ccsm, but Unity switcher only shows ...
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Mouse scroll in scale effect in Unity

In Gnome Shell interface when viewing Activies, we can scroll the window to zoom in and zoom out. Can this be done in Unity 3D?