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Fractional Scaling for Ubuntu 18.04
# Enable fractional scaling on Ubuntu 18.04
# Problem:
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# - Ubuntu 18.04 runs on Gnome 3.28, whichs does not support fractional scaling (120%, 130%).
# - As a result, the text and icon on my 4K 27" monitor are very small.
# Usage:
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# Enable executable script:
# > chmod +x fscale.h
# > /fscale.h
gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface scaling-factor 2
gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.xsettings overrides "{'Gdk/WindowScalingFactor': <2>}"
xrandr --output DP-1 --scale 1.5x1.5
xrandr --output DP-1 --panning 3840x2160

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@divyekalra1 divyekalra1 commented May 1, 2020

How do you kill this script in Ubuntu 18.4 LTS? I ran this script using the terminal and can't figure out how to revert back to my old settings


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@datlife datlife commented May 1, 2020

It's been a long time. I forgot how to disable it tbh.

Highly recommend Ubuntu 20.04. It scales well on my 4K screen

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