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Is there a way to disconnect zoom-client from the “home” interface to prevent it from accessing system files?

I'm using the zoom-client snap. It works well, but I don't like the fact that it has the "home" interface connected, which gives it access to my files. I tried to disconnect the "home&...
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installed netbeans 12.0 on Ubuntu 20.04 and can't zoom in

I installed NetBeans 12.0 on Ubuntu 20.04 and can't zoom in. How do I zoom in?
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Please help! KDE Desktop Magnification (Ubuntu)

I just started using the KDE launcher instead of the Unity launcher in Ubuntu 16.04. It looks very nice, but, since I have a very large screen (4k, indeed), the ui elements look very small. In Unity ...
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Zoom on Linux Virtual Machine

Suppose if I install zoom on a temporary Virtual Machine(Ubuntu ,say) and I donot allow any webcam access to the Virtual Machine , will I still be prone to Zoom bombing and malicious scripts ...
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Super high CPU usage randomly starts, and doesn't end until I restart

Update: Live screenshot of when it happens So... When I'm using Zoom, most often during screen sharing, or when someone else is screensharing, all of my cores zip up to 100%, as in the screenshot ...
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Can't install latest Zoom version

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 and have Zoom in version 5.04084598.0517. Zoom shows an update to be available, so I downloaded it from the web page, and opened the deb file with the software installer. What ...
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Can't access webcam settings

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS, Gnome version 3.28.2. I am struggling with my built-in webcam. I can use it with Zoom, but I can't seem to find how to change the webcam settings; I suspect I may have ...
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Poor/slow video on Zoom

I am having a problem with the latest vs of Zoom on Ubuntu 20., the video is slow/delayed. My camera is new and works fine with other video platforms, in addition to the program SayCheese. I need to ...
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Error code “Sigtrap” using Ubuntu 18.04 installed on PC with online version of Zoom

I am a user of Ubuntu 18.04 for the last three years and have never received that error code! I am not a programmer but have used a PC for many years. Our family is learning how to use the online ...
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Why is my Zoom H6 is recognized as a Zoom H4 by Ubuntu 19.10?

I have a Zoom H6 device. When I connected H6 as an audio device via USB to my Dell laptop with Ubuntu 19.10, the device is recognized as an H4 Digital recorder (in the input and output pull-down menu ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 universal accisbility issues

I just installed Ubuntu 20.04 and tho it cost me a lot of human power, i had success! Im visually impared, therefor i need to know if: Is there a keyboard shortcut to enable/disable negative colors? ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 turn off microphone volume auto adjust on Zoom

While using microphone in some applications like Zoom, The microphone volume automatically gets reduced (auto-adjusted) I want to Turn off mic auto adjusting feature in Ubuntu 18.04. It always ...
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Apps are running into another apps like a new instance

I'm a complete noob on Ubuntu/Linux (I installed my yesterday). What I notice is that one App (let say Slack), has a link in a message, when I click on it, it opens Firefox, but in way that this ...
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Webcam is not listed in Zoom app

I am facing issue with webcam on zoom application. Camera is not being listed in the dropdown, could anyone suggest me the solution. Attaching the screenshot for reference
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How to run Compiz on Ubuntu Bionic Beaver?

I'm not pretty sure what is the problem. But I already installed the Compiz Manager Settings (I want to be able to do zoom for creating tutorials) on my Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) but no matter if I ...
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Font issues with Zoom on Ubuntu 19.10

Major font issues with Zoom; I'm guessing it's a system/font issue, and I didn't use to have this problem with Zoom on 19.10, but it began a few months ago and I haven't been able to correct it. ...
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Zoom with scroll wheel?

I'm baffled I've not found an answer to this on Google. I want to be able to zoom in / magnify parts of screens when recording tutorial videos. On my Mac I just turned on the zoom accessibility ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 universal accisbility configuration

Im running Ubuntu 16.04 and there i use compizconfig-settings-manager compiz-plugins This give me desktop zoom and negative colors It seems like i need to use the built in zoom in Ubuntu 19.10, but ...
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qBittorrent stuck zoomed out on monitor 2 only. Clearing ~/.config/qBittorrent and uninstall-reinstall doesn't help

I managed to zoom out with some weird gesture of the mouse and keyboard by accident. No matter what I do I can't figure out how to zoom back in with qBittorrent. It's unreadable as is. Edit: It's ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - how to configure zoom

Im currently using Ubuntu 16.04 with compizconfig-settings-manager for zoom and invert colors. I now installed Ubuntu 18.04 on another drive, i wanted to try it out and seems like the zoom works quiet ...
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Screen Zoomed In After Cat Laying On Keyboard

Hi I need help fixing a zoomed in screen, se my cat got on my computer when I was using it and zoomed in my screen except now I can't really do anything I want or need to.I don;twhat my cat did but ...
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magnifier ubuntu 18

Ive just upgraded from ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04. I am half blind and used to love the compiz config and the way it could be configured to the keyboard. Does 18.04 have anything that comes close to this....
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Can you do a multi step zoom on Gnome?

I'm on Ubuntu 18.04 with Gnome. I've come over from MacOs and one thing I'm really really missing is it's pinch to zoom feature, expecially in browsers. I know I can do a Ctrl +/- but that actually ...
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The zoom tool does not work in Pinta

The zoom tool does not work in Pinta. Holding Ctrl and scrolling does nothing. The buttons "Zoom in" and "Zoom out" have no effect. Nothing happens when I type in a zoom percentage. Other than that ...
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How to enable 2 finger touchpad pinch to zoom gesture (not ctrl+/-) Ubuntu 19.10?

It seems in 19.10 the touchscreen 2 finger zoom is finally working correctly out of the box. So why is same behavior not on the touchpad? Is there any driver, software, Ubuntu flavor, Linux ...
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Can't zoom with Thinkpad T480s touchpad in 18.04

Zooming with a pinch gesture on the touchpad of my Lenovo Thinkpad T480s does not work. Does Ubuntu 18.04 LTS support it? I tried fusuma but it didn't help. How may I troubleshoot this?
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Desktop zoom in Ubuntu 18

I used to use in previous version of Ubuntu Compiz app as an enhancer and in Ubuntu 18 they decided to get rid of Gnome and move forward to Unity. So, I can't use Compiz any more which I used for ...
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How to mousewheel zoom the whole desktop in ubuntu budgie

I can't remember what version of ubuntu i used 3 or 4 years ago, but it had a feature where i could zoom in and zoom out the whole desktop with the mousewheele, like MAC does(i don't know if they can ...
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Can evince pdf reader be setup to do larger zoom than 400%?

PDF documents are usually vector graphics and can be zoomed infinitely. Some PDFs like infographics contain a lot of information and need a large zoom to read them. Why can evince not zoom over 400%? ...
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How to automatically increase Chrome UI size?

On my 15.6" HD laptop screen with resolution 1920 x 1080, Google Chrome looks too small by default. Not the page content but the other things like URL bar, the menu, window buttons, etc. and the font ...
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My Ubuntu screen is in full zoom and it is all white screen

I went to settings in my laptop which is running on Ubuntu and went to universal access. Then I clicked in zoom option and my laptop screen went full white. What can I do now to fix this?
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Recover files without a screen?

My screen is zoomed to max rendering it useless to navigate. I need the files on the drive and I wanted to re-install Ubuntu 18.04 to fix the zoom problem since nothing else has worked to correct the ...
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18.04 Screen zoomed- cannot navigate

I upgraded from 16.04 to 18.04 but did not see any change to the desktop layout. I installed Gnome and the screen went to max zoom. I can no longer navigate or open a terminal or anything. I tried ...
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Is there anything that allows me to smoothly zoom in with a trackpad

I've googled to hell and back about this and I cannot find any information. Is there A browser An Extension Any program That allows me to smoothly zoom a Webpage with a pinching gesture on my ...
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Change resolution - zoom resolution [duplicate]

I use a big screen 4K 43", of course the resolution 4K makes everything too small on screen. On windows, I have a option to zoom all the desktop GUI, normally I use 150%. Is there a way to do the ...
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Ubuntu file manager with more zoom

I want to go over a folder with images and copy some of them to a different folder. I am working on a laptop screen and I want to see the image thumbnails zoomed bigger. I tried the file managers I ...
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Disable zoom on GDM, Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

Ubuntu seems to detect that my laptop has a high resolution screen and, by default, sets everything to a 200% zoom. I prefer to set this back to no zoom, but with larger font sizes. This was no ...
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Ubuntu zoom feature misbehaving

I am trying to use Ubuntu zoom feature (18.04 LTS), but it's not behaving well. When applied to a window, zoom should also increase the size of the window. It does not, making the zoom feature pretty ...
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Is there a better way to zoom in?

I'm looking for a better way to zoom in, rather than using the default accessibility zoom in option because it's really buggy. Is there a better alternative? Edit: Just to clarify, I'm talking about ...
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zoomed in login window

My niece was hitting the keyboard while the computer was at the login window, a few seconds later the login page was zoomed in like crazy as you can see. I tried hitting ctrl and scrolling up and ...
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Is it possible to have different zoom for each display for dual-display configuration?

It seems for me like it isn't possible, as zoom is changed for both displays simultaneous in "Displays" tool. ubuntu 18.04, nvidia, one display 4K other 2K I want to have 200% zoom on 4K display and ...
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Side by side image comparison in Linux

Is there any way to view and compare images side by side with the ability to zoom and pan on one image and get the same view on another image (synced views)? In Windows this can be done using ...
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Title bars and menus have become too small, but everything else too big

I just restarted my computer (I installed Git LFS, if that's related at all) and now my title bars, menus, desktop icons, etc. are too small and the contents of most of my windows are too large. I've ...
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Ubuntu for unknown reasons suddenly switches into a slightly zoomed view; how to avoid this, and how to turn it off if it happened?

Every now and then when working with Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS a strange thing happens: it suddenly looks as if the view was slightly 'zoomed in', i.e., not all of the screen-content is visible any more, and ...
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Enhanced Desktop Zoom won't magnify desktop icons or screen edges

I'm visually impaired and just installed Ubuntu 16.04. I'm trying to use compizconfig's Enhanced Desktop Zoom. It almost works, but it won't magnify anything when the mouse gets to the edges/corners ...
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Packet tracer UI zoomed in (double the size)

I've an issue with some of the programs, packettracer among them, having a zoomed in feel to them and it is eating up screen real estate. Unfortunately I have no idea how to switch to default nor what ...
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Window zoom / size after removing external monitor/display

I have a very annoying problem. When i connect my external display the window sizes and zoom are not correct (Either to big or to small). This can't be fixed with the display application. When i ...
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Stubborn zoomed text in Nautilus / Nemo, whichever set as default

Somehow I have managed to zoom the text size in Nautilus on Ubuntu 16.10, probably because I couldn't originally change the screen resolution and everything was tiny. Now I can't remember how I did it ...
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Add a custom icon zoom level

In Ubuntu's 14.04 file explorer in "Edit > Preferences" it is possible to change icon size under "Icon View Defaults". Zoom level options are: 33%, 50%, 66%, 100%, 150%, 200%, 400%. Is there any way ...
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Desktop icons default zoom level change regularly from 'small' to 'large'

My question is directly related to How to change desktop icon size? and accepted answer. Desktop icons zoom level randomly keep changing : $ dconf read /org/gnome/nautilus/icon-view/default-zoom-...