Monitor dependent DPI size with shared home

Paul Menzel pmenzel+xfce at
Wed Nov 22 16:15:02 CET 2017

Dear Vinzenz,

On 11/22/17 16:02, Vinzenz Vietzke wrote:

> Am 22.11.2017 um 09:31 schrieb Paul Menzel:
>> Thank you for the suggestion. I guess, we need to help our users then 
>> to set such things up.
> I'd write a script for installing it automatically to avoid user 
> interaction as much as possible. Furthermore place the previously 
> mentioned scripts into /etc/skel/ for new users.

Yes, but as I said, ideally it is user configurable, as there are users 
with good eyes not wanting any “upscaling” at all.

(I’ll start a new thread for my `xinitrc` problems.)

>> Is such a missing feature considered a bug, and should I create a 
>> ticket in the bug tracker?
> Hard to say as this is also a problem with other desktop environments. 
> Maybe just open a bug report and see how it goes. ;)

It’s possible in Unity to my knowledge. I create issue #14025 [1].

Kind regards,


     [Bug 14025] New: Add slider to configure scale

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