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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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Help with Scaling Apps on a High DPI Monitor? (3840x2160) (Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on Gnome)

I've recently been having problems with my High DPI (3840x2160) monitor and scaling apps on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on Gnome. I've set scaling to 200% as you see in the photos below, but it doesn't seem to ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 CPU scaling_max_freq is lower than hardware capability

I currently have a Ryzen 1700X processor and I when run $ cpupower frequency-info I get the following output: ... hardware limits: 2.20 GHz - 3.40 GHz available frequency steps: 3.40 GHz, 3.00 ...
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Scaling display problem solved with sudo

Ubuntu MATE 18.04 I encounter scaling issues on one specific application with a 1920x1200 resolution screen. However, launching the application with sudo solves the issue. Since it is not recommended ...
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Parts of an app in Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't obey display scaling

I've set the display scaling to 2 and most apps scale accordingly. There's a particular software "COMSOL" that apparently scales, but there's a graphics window, which is for in-app visualization, that ...
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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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Different text-scaling-factors for displays

I use both 27" and 14" displays. I would like to set the text-scaling-factor to 125% on the 14" one and leave the 27" one at 100%. Is there an easy way to do this on Ubuntu 18.04? I only found a ...
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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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Ubuntu 16.04 window too small scaling issue

I am using a 4k monitor (thinkpad) with scaling x2. Certain program window are too small. How to fix this? thanks
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Windows scaled to big

I just installed Ubuntu 18:04 but now all programs are scaled way bigger then they should.
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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 ...
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sqldeveloper - Ubuntu 18.04 equivalent of Windows Override HiDPI

I'm using sqldeverloper in Ubuntu 18.04. What is the equivalent of the Windows 10 option to override the HiDPI? Like this: (Click image to enlarge)
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How to change “scaling_max_freq” file (set max frequency higher)?

I have AMD A6-7310 which supports boost clock of 2.4 GHz. But, in Ubuntu 18.04, it only goes to 2.0 GHz. If I go to: /sys/devices/system/cpu/cpufreq/policy0/scaling_max_freq and open that file, it ...
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change min and max cpu frequency

Is there a way to change min/max frequency for the CPU in Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic beaver? I want to lower my max CPU frequency to maybe 1700000 to make my laptop run more silent. Below is CPU frequency ...
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change Kubuntu laptop display scale

I' ve install the kubuntu 18.04 into my HP ZHAN 99 G1. At first it display in 1080P and have no scaling(maybe, because it have tiny logo and tiny font), but after I have tried to install latest Nvidia ...
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How to set screen-specific scale?

I have a laptop with Ubuntu 18.04 and a 768p screen that i hook up to a 4k (3840/2160) screen when at home. Here is what it looks like in settings : Here's the link, as i can't post images yet : ...
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Where to scale interface in Ubuntu 18.04

Unlike the previous 16.04, in 18.04 I cannot see anywhere where to scale the interface. As the latest thousand thread on "Interface scale on Ubuntu" I'm running on a 4k gaming laptop with Ubuntu as a ...
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Fractional Scaling 18.04 LTS

Is fractional scaling (see this question ) available in 18.04 LTS yet? I am waiting until this is available before I install.
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Problem with scaling on Debian-based distro

How do you replicate Virtual Super Resolution on Debian based distro? Or like anything what would make GUI scale to make GUI more productive.. Thanks for any help (☞゚ヮ゚)☞ INFORMATIONS This setup ...
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VLC UI Scaling Issue in Lubuntu 18.04

In Lubuntu 18.04, I installed VLC via apt install vlc, but for some reason, the scaling of the interface is way off: The menus as well as the system tray icon are super pixelated and stretched too. ...
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How change display scale from the command line in Ubuntu 18.04 (xorg)

I am trying to get in the command line the same effect as changing the display scale factor from the Gnome Control Center. I have tried the following command, but it does not have any effect: ...
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Under Ubuntu 18.04 my Java 10 application doesn't scale with the screen

I am programming a Java 10 application using JavaFX for the UI. Under Ubuntu 16.04 the application was sized appropriately. Under 18.04 suddenly the application is scaled to half its size. I need to ...
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Remmina refuses to scale the remote screen res to fit in smaller client screen

Remote PC screen is cropped Running remmina client 1.2.0-rcgit-29 (git rcgit-29) Connected to remote Ubuntu desktop using VNC. Remote desktop resolution is too high for client screen. There are no ...
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How to scale desktop icons in 18.04 [duplicate]

How can I scale my desktop icons in Ubuntu 18.04? With Ubuntu 16.04 I could scale my icons under the screen size tab in Settings. With Ubuntu 18.04 I cannot do that.
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Updated XPS 13 to 18.04 this morning, scaling all over the place

I have a Dell XPS 13 9370 (I think that's the code) and while the scaling has always been a little funky, the latest update to 18.04 really did a number on it. Here's a (hopefully clear) pic of what's ...
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Chrome Display Scaling Issue

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Chrome display scaling is not working as it did in 16.04 with"--force-device-scale-factor=n". Now everything is too much tiny in Chrome. What to do now?
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Google Chrome scale factor

I edited the google-chrome.desktop file where changed the Exec line to "Exec=/usr/bin/google-chrome-stable --force-device-scale-factor=1.2 %U". If I'm opening it from the Applications menu, the ...
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Enable fractional scaling for Ubuntu 18.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 and discovered that the fractional scaling option that was in 16.04 is no longer there. 200% is too big for my display, and this answer didn't work for me (the ...
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How do you set scaling for a high dpi monitor and low dpi monitor independently? Dell 7567

I have a problem scaling my 2 monitors. I have a Dell 7567 with a 4k display 3840x2160 and a external 34" monitor 2560x1080. the problem is that I cannot scale then separately. I have the 34" monitor ...
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Play On LInux missing buttons in plasma

Please help me fix play on linux on the Plasma Desktop. My version of kde is below Ubuntu Xenial My Play on linux trouble is here. I'm scaling the desktop to 1.5 on a microsoft surface pro 3 The ...
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minimize, maximize, close; wifi, sound etc. title bars size increasing

guys I am pretty new to ubuntu, just installed 17.10 version, been playing around for a while and I was wondering is there any chance I could increase at least MIN, MAXI and CLOSE button size, its way ...
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Set default display scaling factor

I am running Ubuntu 16.04. I am trying to set the default scaling factor for a 4k display. I selected my scaling factor in settings -> display -> 'scale for menu and title bars', and that works for ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 (Unity) keeps forgetting DPI scaling setting

Unity interface scaling resets back to 1.0 on every display reconnection. It worked fine in the past. Any suggestions? Thank you!
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Dual monitors quit working in late January, wrong scaling is used, nothing helps

One monitor is 1600x900, the other 2550X1440. In January they worked fine. Starting in late January they are unusable together as each gets scaled to the sum over the actual, the 2550 monitor ...
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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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xrandr fail. Bug or PEBKEC?

I have a dodgie old tv I want to use as a monitor, but its underscanning and no option to change in tv menu. I'm loosing the whole menu bar up top and most of the launcher I have googled a lot and ...
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How can mouse or trackball movement be scaled for 4K monitor?

Ubuntu 16.04LTS, Logitech Trackman Vista T-CG10, Samsung 4k 40" TV as monitor Is there a way within Ubuntu to change the mouse movement scaling? That is, for a given amount of trackball movement the ...
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How to scale WPS office application?

I have installed WPS Office. But the icons in the application do not seem to scale up to fit my screen resolution. How do I fix this? I have tried adding --force-device-scale-factor=1.5 in the ....
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HiDPI problems with 4k monitor and 17.10

NOTE: If anyone knows how to answer this, feel free as it will likely help others in the future. I ultimately returned the 4K monitor and got another 1080 monitor, which functions great. In any case, ...
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Windows Scaling in 17.10 [duplicate]

Is there any way to change windows scaling in Ubuntu 17.10 just like in the other versions? May be a terminal command?
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How can I scale specific applications to work with a 4K high-dpi monitor?

I'm new to Linux so please be nice... I have a 4K monitor, and I have it set up to scale the Ubuntu interface so that it's not so tiny, but some specific applications don't work with this (like Play ...
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Experimental fractional scaling not showing up gnome settings app on 17.10

I've seen in a few places that you can enable experimental features to get fractional scaling with the following command: gsettings set org.gnome.mutter experimental-features "['scale-monitor-...