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Notifications off screen

I have recently been connecting my laptop to a 4k screen and using that screen exclusively (laptop is shut). Ever since using this screen, the notifications have been appearing slightly off. Is ...
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elementary OS ignores manually set scaling factor

I have set the scaling factor in the display settings as well as using dconf editor to '1', i.e. no scaling, but even after having rebooted a number of times the os still starts with 'pixel doubled' (...
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Juno on 4k external display issues

After plugging in a 4k external display to my laptop running Juno, I've noticed two issues: 1) During boot that the disk encryption dialog has a display issue (see attached image) 2) While using ...
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Cursor is tiny hovering over Elementary apps with a HiDPI display

On a HiDPI/Retina display, the mouse cursor will get tiny hovering over Granite apps. If you hover over a regular GTK/Qt app, the proper cursor size is displayed. Here is a video that demonstrates ...
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Resolution nightmare [duplicate]

I've got a Thinkpad X1 Carbon 4th gen with a 1080p 14" display. My default (max) resolution is 1920x1080. It looks good in Elementary 5.0, although fonts are a bit too small. So i installed Elementary ...
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MacBook Pro late 2013 HiDPI and iSight

So I am testing a bunch of distros on my MBP late 2013 to see which one works best out of the box. ElementaryOS seems pretty decent except for a few things. 1) On the liveCD the cursor size is ...
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How to update QT on elementary os?

I've been trying to use QT_SCALE_FACTOR to use some QT apps with HIDPI scaling, but I found out that I need QT > 5.6, and I believe that elementary (and ubuntu 16.04) comes with qt 5.5 I tried ...
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How Do I set the HiDPI Scaling factor for the lock screen and log in screen?

I'm having problems setting the HiDPI scaling factor for the log in screen and lock screen. Thanks for your help! elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki
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Steam on HiDPI screen

Has anyone gotten steam to show scaled on an HiDPI screen in elemntary os? It should be working in the steam beta client by enabling "Enlarge text and icons based on monitor size" but this does not ...
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HiDPI issues with 1440p screen laptop

I have a laptop with a 14inch 1440p display, which causes me some problems when using elementary. If using it in HiDPI, which is the default, I find things tending to be quite large actually (like ...
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How to set DPI to 1.5?

I can set DPI only 1 or 2. gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface scaling-factor 1 or gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface scaling-factor 2 1 is too small and 2 is too big. And this does ...
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How to increase wingpanel icon size

I have a 15.6 inch display, which has default resolution of 1920x1080, and the wingpanel indicator icons looks a bit small to me. This is a known issue for displays that have a non-standard DPI value,...
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(SOLVED) How to enable HiDPI scaling in the pantheon greeter?

My pantheon greeter runs at 3840x2160@60Hz but all elements are too small. On the desktop I managed to enable gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface scaling-factor 2 what did the job of enlarging ...
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External Monitor Scaling Issue with elementary OS

I have a HP x360 Spectre laptop with 2560 x 1440 resolution and a HP 22" External Display with 1920 x 1080 resolution. Everything looks giant on the external display. I'm not really sure how to modify ...
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Login screen not readable

I'm running eOS Loki on a Dell XPS 13 with a HiDPI/QHD screen and a external QHD monitor. The login screen is OK on the laptop but on the external monitor all the colors on the login screen are ...
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Glitch in wallpaper during transition from greeter to gala during login to desktop with HiDPI

I have a 4k/uhd display and have set gnome scaling factor to 2 for my username and also the lightdm user so that greeter login screen also is "hidpi" enabled. I have greeter background set to a ...
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Multiple DPi Screens on Loki

I have a touchscreen Dell XPS 9550 and an external 27" Dell screen. How can I make sure the external monitor doesn't scale everything up as it currently is by 2x? The XPS is HiDPI whilst the screen ...
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How Do I Set HiDPI Scaling for individual displays on elementary OS Loki?

There have been a lot of questions that are similar in nature, but none can truly address the Issues I've been having. I have a Dell XPS 15 9550 and have pretty much all of the hardware on it ...
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Pantheon greeter configuration failed

Here is my /etc/lightdm/pantheon-greeter.conf: [greeter] xft-dpi=200 onscreen-keyboard=true keyboard=onboard indicators=~language;~a11y;~power No language or a11y indicators, no HiDPI or onboard ...
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How to scale desktop on second display? [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo X1 Carbon Gen 3 with an internal hidpi display (2560x1440) and I have an external display attached to HDMI1 (1600x900). By default the internal display is scaled down and everything ...
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Geary blurred on HiDPI screen, possible to compile with latest WebKit version?

The mail content in Geary is displayed blurry on my HiDPI display, as are websites in Midori. After some research I think using the latest WebKit version could fix that. I found this info about how ...
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Does Elementary OS supports 4k displays?

Just try to install OS using laptop with 4k display. It will be not possible to install the system, because installer interface gets broken. Tested on Dell Inspiron 7548.