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Gnome's "scale" feature breaks UI of Settings and Nautilus

Ubuntu 20.04. When I set the scaling factor to 125% (or any others), in Settings the "Network" icon on the sidebar becomes huge: And the sidebar icons of the file manager (Nautilus) do not ...
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Different screen scales for Ubuntu 22.04

This have been an issuse for as long I used Ubuntu, like 2016. How to be able to combine screens with different resolutions. My laptop has a quad-hd resolution and my "large" screens have &...
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How to keep Displays scale 200%?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 on VMware Workstation Pro 16. Everything works fine. But the icon looks really small. I'd like to enlarge it by 200%. So I do Settings->Displays->Scale->200%and apply ...
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Ubuntu 21.04 Guest on VMware Workstation 16 Gnome Forgets UI Scale On Resolution Change

I am running Ubuntu 21.04 VMs in VMware Workstation Pro 16.1.2 build-17966106. When toggling between full screen and normal mode (which causes VMware to poke the guest tools to change the virtual ...
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Desktop dimensions too zoomed out Ubuntu 20.04

So I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04, and my main issue is that although the screen is correctly captured (I am using VirtualBox!), the Desktop is too zoomed out i.e. icons appear too small, ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Big font on top bar [duplicate]

I just made a reboot because I have got some upgrades and need to reboot. After reboot, Ubuntu 20.04 the fonts of the top bar and filenames on the desktop are very big. Even the symbols for network ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 LTS UI Scale settings - using cmdline

I set up my Display Settings to scale for 200% like so: When I run some apps (e.g. some games using Steam in Full Screen) it resets this setting after I exit the app. I would like to create a shell ...
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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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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?
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