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Incorrect oversized theme: 20.04 LTS, KDE, 2 monitors, nvidia 1050ti with proprietary driver,. The bug only happens if both are powered during boot

I just installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS then installed KDE (kde-full) and now I have 2 monitors on a nvidia 1050 ti, 4k monitor and a 1440 monitor. The 4k monitor is in portrait and the 1440 is the primary ...
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Icons in Gnome top bar misplaced and overlapping with applications [duplicate]

this week I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop and connected it to my external 27" screen (EIZO 27" with 3840x2160px). In order to enable video acceleration in Firefox via VA-API I switched ...
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another go on fractional scaling with 18.04 [duplicate]

I read a lot of posts on how to achieve fractional scaling with ubuntu 18.04 and none of them did the trick for me. Like many users, I run ubuntu on a laptop with large resolution (2560x1440) and ...
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Zoom and Anaconda Navigator have weird scaling

I recently installed Zoom and it is opening up really weird - everything is like super zoomed-in. Is there a way to change the "resolution" of a program? I was wondering if there was a ...
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Ubuntu set fractional scaling to 110% [duplicate]

Is there any way to set factional scaling in ubuntu 20.04 to 110% instead of 125% or 150%? Because 100% is too small and 125% is too large for me. Thanks.
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Zoom window is too small on Ubuntu 20.04 with a 4K screen resolution and 200% scaling

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04 on a 4K screen with 200% scaling, and when I run Zoom, the menus and texts are simply too small. All other applications are scaling as expected. I've attached an print screen ...
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Scaling problem in some applications after 20.04 upgrade

After upgrading from Ubuntu 18.04 lts to 20.04 lts I am finding that some applications (but not all) the appearance is very tiny and will not scale with adjustments to scaling in settings. Attached is ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - different scaling for multi display setup

I have 2/3 monitor setup nr #1 - 5120x2160 (21:9) AKA "5K" nr #2 - 1920x1080 (16:9) nr #3 - 1920x1080 (16:9) - connected and used only occasionally display setup It`s messy. Default resolution ...
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is there a way to have different scaling factor of my monitors on xorg?

I only managed to make it work on Wayland, when on xorg if i go to display settings and change the scale factor of one of my two monitors i automatically get both monitors scaled. I'm on ubuntu 19.10.
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Change scale in Ubuntu 20.04

I want to have a bigger scale in Ubuntu 20.04, but I just found an option of changing the text's scale. I want that all the elements in the screen to be bigger. I want to change the scale not the ...
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Fractional Scaling Resetting after logout 20.04

Fractional scaling works fine on my dual monitor and can setup monitor location but when i logout (not even reset) I loose all the settings and it goes back to 100% and any icons move to the second ...
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Mate 19.10 Incorrect scaling, multiple displays

I've been using Ubuntu Mate 19.10 for at least a half year, and everything was perfect until 1 week ago I updated all packages (apt update && apt upgrade). I suppose that it was some big ...
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External monitor, scaled by xrandr, only shows 1/4 of what it's supposed to show

I'm having some issues configuring my screen setup correctly with xrandr. My setup consists of a Dell XPS-13 with a 4K (3200x1800) Display and an external 21 inch FullHD (1920x1080) Monitor. Because ...
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Xrandr configuration for dual 4K monitor a different DPI

I have a xrandr configuration problem whith dual 4K monitor but with different DPI. My monitors : XPS-15 built-in display : 3840x2160 15.6" (eDP-1-1) LG-4K-27 : 3840x2160 27" (HDMI-1-1) I want to ...
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Running Kubuntu on 2 -1 tablet (Dell Latitude 5175)

After a long uphill battle to get linux running on my tablet I finally decided to write here. I am trying to run a stable linux distro on my 2 in 1 tablet with touchscreen functionality and all the ...
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Two 4k Monitors with Different Scaling Values Ubuntu 19.10

I'm using a Dell XPS 7590 laptop with a 4K display, and have a 4K Dell monitor attached by DisplayPort to the laptop. On the laptop, I use 200% scaling and on the external monitor I'd like to use 150% ...
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Texts are so big (x2) despite my text scaling factor is 1.00, Ubuntu 18.04

Texts are so big I installed Synaptics-hwe driver, installed sxhkd for disabling three click to paste and configured syndaemon for disable when typing and configured synclient with these options: ...
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Really trying to switch to Ubuntu 19.10 - Display Scaling Issues impossible to fix so far

So I've decided to try to switch to Ubuntu so that I can learn developing in Python instead of using Windows 10. I've set up a dual boot installation using BTRFS as the system filesystem so that I can ...
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Maximize issue on dual monitor in Kubuntu 19.10

I have Kubuntu installation in a dual monitor setup (Intel HD graphics) and I have an issue where on screen one I have panel on top and latte-dock on the bottom, and when I want to maximize windows on ...
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Microsoft Suface Pro 4 scaling different screen

My microsoft surface pro screen has a resolution of 2736x1824, my external monitor has a normal resolutin of 1920x1080. When I connect them the scaling is set to 200% which is fine for my normal ...
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Update scaling without restart / relogin in KDE?

I am using Kubuntu 18.04.3 with KDE 5.12.9 on my Dell Precision 5530 which has a 4k screen. As I quite frequently connect a display (mostly just 1080p) and KDE does not yet support scaling per screen ...
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Set font/font size/font scaling for single application window

Background: On my high resolution display, some applications---e.g. Mendeley---do not scale nicely like native apps. Currently, I scale up the entire app, using QT_SCALE_FACTOR=1.2 mendeleydesktop ...
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Minimum cpu frequency set when charging and battery under ~7%

I have i7-7500U (@ 2.70GHz) and the intel_pstate governor is used, I've noticed when the system has low battery (under ~7% or so) and ONLY when charging, the cpus run at the minimum frequency (400 MHz ...
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Gnome fractional scaling below 100%

I am running Ubuntu 19.10 on an old laptop with max resolution of 1366x768. Is there a way to scale down gnome below 100%? I have already set text scaling to .90 and reduced the dock icon size to 36....
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19.10 laggy & unstable. 18.04 lacks fractional scaling. What should i do?

I have an Asus Vivobook s13 running on an Intel i3 8145u APU w/ HD 620 graphics. I'm a frontend dev and need Ubuntu for development. But, Ubuntu 18 doesn't have fractional scaling; the 13" FHD monitor ...
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Setting monitor scaling to 200% with xrandr

I have two 4k monitors one called DP-4, the other DP-2 (plus the Laptop's internal display). Using xrandr (or another command line tool) I would like to arrange them as in the following and also set ...
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Individual scaling on screens with different resolution with Kubuntu

I wanted to switch to Linux from Windows as I'm daily using Linux at work and I wanted a more efficient and streamlined os that I can customize for my needs. I like the modern approach of KDE Plasma ...
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Custom fractional Scaling on Ubuntu 19.04

With Wayland in Ubuntu 19.04 came the (Beta) support for fractional scaling. However, I only have the options 100%, 125%, 150%, 175% and 200%. Is there any way to provide custom fractional scaling, ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 Blank Screen (MacOS 10.14.6 Host)

VirtualBox version 6.0.14. I had Ubuntu 19.10 VM running on MacOS 10.14.6 host for last one month without any problems. The host machine is a 15-inch MacBook Pro 2018. Today I needed copy/paste ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 fractional scaling cursor issues

I've currently got Ubuntu 19.10 installed on my laptop, this laptop has a 4K screen and as my secondary monitor, I'm using an FHD (1080p) screen I've tried both X11: gsettings set org.gnome.mutter ...
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printing: how to disable the -fit-to-page option to printing?

Several threads describe applying the -fit-to-page to the lp or lpr commands, to make an image, ps or pdf, fit to one page. This seems now to have become the default behaviour, however, and it is ...
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Fractional scaling won't remember settings on restart

I have fractional scaling working at 150% on one display and 100% on the other. When I reboot, these settings are forgotten (as well as the relative position of displays). How do I persist my ...
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Aliased icons with scaling enabled for some applications (Kubuntu 19.10)

Some applications contain aliased icons when scaling is enabled. It is, for example, smplayer or even offical package manager Muon (see screenshot). The same problem is present for LibreOffice, but ...
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Experimental fractional scaling to values other than 125, 150, 175 percent

I have experimental fractional scaling enable by setting ['x11-randr-fractional-scaling'] as the option for org.gnome.mutter.experimental-features. This allows to set a scale of 100%, 125%, 150%, 175% ...
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Can I make display scaling permanent in 19.04?

I am using the new fractional scaling feature for high-DPI Monitors in 19.04. It works very well and I enjoy it very much. There is one thing that annoys me a bit. Every time I reboot my computer the ...
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Ubuntu 18 with Mate desktop HiDPI scaling messed up

My laptop is running Ubuntu 18.04 and I use mate-desktop. (I login with gdm3, but I select Mate in the login window.) My laptop's built-in display is 4k. In mate-appearance-properties, I set DPI to ...
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How can I scale multiple screens?

I am currently working on a Windows desktop and use Ubuntu at home. At work, I have 4 screens in total and 3 of them are different sizes. Resolutions: screen one: 3000x2000 screen two: 2560x1440 ...
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How to scale display in Lubuntu up 150% or 200%?

How to scale display in Lubuntu up 150% or 200%? So that text, icons, buttons are bigger, similar to OS X (similar in size, not looks obviously)
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Display scaling option gone after 18.04 update

I am running Ubuntu 18.04.2 under VMWare Fusion on a macbook pro. It just downloaded an update, and, after it rebooted, the display was no longer scaling and the scaling option had disappeared from ...
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Scaling on 2 monitors with different resolution

My monitor setup is a 1920x1080 on the left and a 3840x2160 monitor on the right, running an NVIDIA driver. My problem is everything is very small on the 4K display and normal sized on the Full HD ...
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Screen scaling problem in 18.04 on 4k screen

My Ubuntu 18.04 came default with a screen scaling of 200% which is great, since everything is teeny-tiny if I set it to 100 %. However, not all programs seem to respect this setting; see for ...
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How to change large text default factor scaling Ubuntu 18.04

How can I change large text (in universal access) default factor scaling from 1.25 to 1.21 in Ubuntu 18.04? Thanks, Diego
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CPUFreq: Only 'ondemand' and 'powersave' governors work when laptop's running on battery

So I'd like to be able to use my laptop however I want while it's discharging. Problem is, my Acer Aspire 5 has two AMD GPUs: AMD R7 M440, which is my integrated gpu and RX540, the dedicated gpu. When ...
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Changing UI scaling from command line

I am using Ubuntu 18.10. I am trying to create two aliases in my .bashrc for commands to "resdown" and "resup" (i.e. decrease and increase my screen resolution respectively). The resdown command is ...
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Kazam always record only 1/4 of the screen

I'm trying to use Kazam to take videos of the screen. It always records the 1/4 of top left of my screen, no matter what I do. No matter if I select the entire screen, a window or select a piece of ...
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Why is my printer scaling everything down, and how do I fix it?

I have a Brother MFC-9330CDW printer on my home LAN. Whenever I print to it from my Linux box running Ubuntu 18.04, everything is a tiny bit smaller than it should be. I've verified this printing from ...
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How to set different scaling on multi monitor (3 monitors)

I have 3 monitors, the left one is 4k, while the other 2 are 1080p. The problem I am having is that if I have the 1080p monitors on normal scaling, the 4k monitor is basically unusable because ...
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Remmina scaling options

What is the purpose of the following settings in Remmina and how to use them? Desktop scale factor % Device scale factor % I'm connecting Ubuntu 18.04 to Windows 7 through RDP and interested in ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Display Setting while Ubuntu 18.4 scalling is missing, Where is the Scalling?

Here I have Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and I can adjust the scaling. In 18.4 LTS the scaling is missing?????
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custom display scaling in ubuntu 18.04lts not working

ozzy@ozzy-HP-Laptop-15q-bu0xx:~$ gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface text-scaling-factor 1.2 GLib-GIO-Message: Using the 'memory' GSettings backend. Your settings will not be saved or ...