Scaling and multiple monitors

David Edmundson david at davidedmundson.co.uk
Fri Mar 10 10:14:45 UTC 2017


They are "the code doesn't exist" issues.

Wayland will fix it; and there's a patchset nearly ready to mege

There is supposedly a way using xrandr --scale. Effectively you set the non
high DPI monitor to be twice the size. Set KDE to render everything twice
the size using the scale thing then you use --scale to make X downsample
the one monitor when rendering. I've never seen it work, as it requires
some Ubuntu-only Xorg patches, and it will just bring you some other
problems with apps that can't scale themselves.


David
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