Questions tagged [zoom]

Questions related to desktop zooming effect

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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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Code::Blocks zooms-in when I press (and hold) ctrl without scrolling mouse wheel

Title is perhaps not so clear: I've just started using Code::Blocks to help learn C++. I'm in a main.cpp document/editor. Pressing and holding ctrl button zooms in to the max. Even when I press ctrl+...
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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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Ubuntu 18.04 gets stuck after decrypting on startup & the OS is completely zoomed in

I've bought a new laptop today: MSI GL72 7QF I installed Ubuntu 18.04 without a problem, after rebooting i had to decrypt Ubuntu, which i did. Now it keeps getting stuck at that dialog; "cryptsetup (...
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Zoom Video conference on Pi 3 B+ [closed]

I'm trying to set up a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ with the Zoom Video Conference System. But i totally fail. Any thoughts how to accomplice that? Thanks!
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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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Does anyone install zoom conferencing client on Raspberry PI?

I am attempting to run Zoom conference client on Raspberry PI 3. But having no success. Have anyone trying to run zoom.us client on Raspberry PI? If you do please sharing.
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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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Zoom on Ubuntu 17.10

I installed Zoom on Ubuntu 17.10 (64bit version). The installation seemed successful. However, every time I launch the program: My internet browser (Chrome or Firefox) stop working (pages are not ...
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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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Zoom Conference install and launching problem

I Have a problem launching the program in xubuntu. uname -a 4.13.0-38-generic #43~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Wed Mar 14 17:48:43 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux my installation code is: sudo dpkg --...
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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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Zoom meeting install

How do i install Zoom Meeting? I have tried terminal, and nothing worked. I have just installed Ubuntu,and tried to get on but no success. None of the files seemed to work either. How can it work?
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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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Visually impared.. Missing negative colors and zoom [closed]

Ive just installed Ubuntu 17.10 and wanted to test it a bit to get ready for 18.04 since i heard Ubuntu 17.10 was with Gnome Shell. A problem i have is that ive ealier used Compizconfig-settings-...
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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-...
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Desktop zoomed in after fresh install

Before anyone marks this as already answered then I'll stop you there as all their fixes doesn't work for me. Long story short (not really) this is my 5th install of Ubuntu (all previous installs not ...
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Unity Web Apps: is there a way to zoom in?

I installed several Unity web apps (gmail, youtube etc) but the text is too small. Is there a way to zoom in? Note that I am not looking for a desktop/unity-wide zoom in as described here: How to ...
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Padding too large when zoom in Files

The space between images is too large when I zoom in to see them better in the file manager (Nautilus?): As you can see with my mad Gimp skills, you could easily fit 300% more content (5 instead of 2)...
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How to get different size icons on desktop and in folder window (16.10)?

After an upgrade from 16.04 to 16.10 I have found that changing the size of the icons in a folder window changes the size of the icons on the desktop. This is a new behaviour AFAIK. Is there a ...
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No sound from zoom conference

I am using Ubuntu version 16. I m able to hear sound from browser and Youtube videos. But I use zoom conference, I m not able to hear any sound from laptop. Is it because on Ubuntu, I have to set the ...
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Why is LibreOffice so slow when used in Ubuntu 16.04?

The Problem I'm using LibreOffice 5.0.6.3 in Ubuntu 16.04, and the program is considerably slower than in e.g. Windows 8.1 and Debian 8. This shows up in particular when I change the zoom level in ...
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Okular doesn't show correct zoom factors (too small)

Okular's view/zoom sizes are too small. When I set the zoom size to 100% the display of a document is smaller than the original size. I estimated a value of approximately 128% to show documents at a ...
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Changing icon and text sizes (and toggling) for visually handicapped

I need to temporarily make everything larger: icons, text, etc. while I cope with a temporary visual problem. Is there an easy way to toggle between normal resolution and "large-print", if you will? (...
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“Pinch to zoom” gesture with Focaltech touchpad in Ubuntu 15.10

I havce a problem with the geasture of my touchpad for example the pinch to zoom does not work. I tried to run this sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hanipouspilot/focaltech-dkms and this: apt-get update ...
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Does Ubuntu work with 4K Laptops? [duplicate]

I am about to buy a 4K laptop and I would like to run Ubuntu 15.10 on it. I believe that shouldn't be a big problem. I'm sure I can adjust the text and the Unity UI just right. The thing is that I ...
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how to zoom out on desktop with kubuntu

My desktop some how got enlarged and everything I open is large. How do I make it smaller again?? I have kubuntu.I have looked in multiple areas and tried everything to make it normal again and ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 conflicting Alt+Scroll behavior

Alt+Scroll is in Xubuntu overloaded to have two behaviors: alter window transparency when mouse is positioned on title bar, or zoom otherwise. When I position the mouse cursor on a window title bar ...
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Screencasting/recording in Ubuntu with pan and zoom

I want to be able to zoom in to a window (say terminal) while recording my screen in such a way that the recorder video is not "shaky" (doesn't follow mouse when zoomed in) Something like this ...
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Zoom a Single Window

I have a 4 k display which is great. I can fit a lot of stuff in there and most applications have a big enough font which can be easily read even in a quarter of the intended area (when designed for ...
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Zoom Conference (skype type of program) not working

Just recently Zoom conference is offering to install their program on Ubuntu, but I am not able to make it work. I went here to download the .deb file from https://zoom.us/download to install it via ...
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Launch a program at double the zoom

I've got a high DPI screen and certain applications (Skype, Gimp, Inkscape) show tiny icons. The rest of the system seems ok, so I'm just wondering if it's possible to launch a program zoomed in 2x, e....
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How To Prevent Zoom in Chromium

Condition: Artifact zoom CTRL-+/- by keyboard and touchpad Support: prevention discussed first time in 2009 here about How to turn off Zoom on Chrome Proposal: Prevent Zoom by touchpad/keyboard in the ...
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Zoom desktop tool for Ubuntu 14

I need a "zoom tool" for the entire screen because I want to control a bar with the mouse (time bar, like youtube) from an web-based audio player. The problem is that this player is too small and ...
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Terminal Command to Zoom

I've been looking for this for a while, and I can't find it anywhere. I need to be able to zoom (equivalent of ctrl + shift + '+') via the terminal. I've tried xdotool, but do not know how to get it ...
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Multi Screen Wallpaper not using Zoom setting at login

Two monitors, one rotated (which seems to be a factor here) and the wallpaper will not properly use the zoom setting at log in. It has the appearance of being in span mode at log in. A simple change ...
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Wrong zoom in/out behavior touchpad move

Scenario: Being in browser, I drag the touchpad using two fingers -> page scroll While the page is scrolling (my fingers are not on touchpad anymore), I press CTRL key. The page is zoomed in/out ...