Fractional Display Scaling

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  1. n8chavez

    n8chavez Registered Member

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    Is there any other interface, modified or standard that allows for fraction display scaling other than the KDE 5? It's very difficult on a 16:10 monitor to have a 1:1 display and see things clearly. I'd prefer 1.2:1 or 1.3:1. Mint, Mate and Cinnamon only offer 100% scaling or 200%, and that's really no help either.
     
  2. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Unity did that ... :) Still does if you go for 14.04 or 16.04.
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  3. n8chavez

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    Isn't Unity defunct as of 17? If so, that's a shame.
     
  4. Mrkvonic

    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

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    Not in the LTS releases.
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  5. oliverjia

    oliverjia Registered Member

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    I'm using Ubuntu 16.04.3 with Unity. It supports any fractional scaling on my Acer 4k 32'' LED. Currently I am using 150% and everything looks amazing - comparable to the iMac retina display.