enter image description hereJust installed VLC from the Elementary appstore. The user interface shows huge buttons, very small text font, and over-sized menu windows. Can it be fixed?

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This situation with VLC appeared on my Elementary-Os too.

I found a solution in the Ubuntu forum and videolan forum

So, what you can do is, open a terminal and open the environment file:

sudo nano /etc/environment

and add a line to it:


Save it and reboot your computer.

This helped me getting VLC in the right scaling.


If you go to Tools and then Customize Interface...

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... is the Big Button button checked under Toolbar Elements?

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  • Nop. See my edited question, and the image added – Guillermo N Nov 9 '18 at 1:35

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