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How do I get a higher DPI on my Libre-Office Symbols?

I am optimizing ElementaryOS for someone who has trouble seeing things. So everything is scaled up. Text-Size, Toolbar-Size and such. After installing Libre-Office, I noticed, that the Symbol-Sets are ...
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changing VirtualBox view mode leads to problems with resolution and scaling factor

I am running elementaryOS 5.1 in a virtual machine on VirtualBox 6.1.2 on macOS 10.14.6 on a Macbook Pro with retina screen. VirtualBox guest additions are installed on elementaryOS. As the native ...
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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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How can I get Spotify to scale properly on HiDPI?

So I downloaded spotify through snap and the client works fine except it doesn't have any option to scale to my 3000x2000 display on my surface book. I saw a post that fixes the issue here The thing ...
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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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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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HiDPI Scaling Issues

Recently I've had to go back to Windows for a few reasons. being, I wanted to play FF XII the zodiac age; which simply wasn't installing on elementary OS steam. Steam stated it is not available ...
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Mixing HiDPI and LoDPI screens on Elemtary OS 5 Juno

Lenovo X1 Carbon internal 14" hidpi display (2560x1440) Two external Samsung 27" lodpi displays (2560x1440) No matter if I use auto, HiDPI and LoDPI the result is that if the internal screen is used ...
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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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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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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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(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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.