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Set fractional display scaling on Ubuntu 18.10 (XORG)

I am using an LG 5K monitor, and the display scaling options are very limited in gnome-shell, only increments of 100%. To have fractional scaling, I tried this script: #!/bin/bash gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.interface scaling-factor 2gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.xsettings overrides “{‘Gdk/WindowScalingFactor’: <2>}” … Continue reading

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My favorite drop-down terminal for Linux

It’s Tilda!┬áMy previous best was Guake, but it’s having compatibility issues and not maintained frequently like this one. sudo apt install tilda Very customizable and has a lot of options, including position, colors, scroll bars and transparency. Tested on Ubuntu … Continue reading

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How to install basic GUI on Ubuntu Server and access it via VNC

For those who need basic & light-weight GUI for their Ubuntu Server, you can do the following: “sudo apt-get install xorg openbox” To easily access it via VNC: “sudo apt-get install tightvncserver” To start your VNC server, simply type: “vncserver” … Continue reading

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