• XPS 13 QHD Resolution - Increase Window Sizes


    Hello,

    As the subject states, I recently installed Arch on my XPS 13 QHD display. A lot of the login windows and things are extra small, and I was hoping someone knew of a way to make things a bit bigger and easier to read.

    Anyone with an XPS 13 with QHD have any tips that they can share please?

    Thanks,
    Asif

  • you can simple increase the fontsize.

  • I adjusted the font size, but I believe that’s only for like the terminal emulators right? I don’t see a change in the sizes of windows for logging in or other applications.

    Regardless, when you say increase the font-size, can you expand on how you adjust it please?

    Thanks!

  • @a4orce84 said in XPS 13 QHD Resolution - Increase Window Sizes:

    Regardless, when you say increase the font-size, can you expand on how you adjust it please?

    depending on wich Desktop environment are you using.

    https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Xrandr is also good choice to play araound with screen resolution…
    And with “Login” you mean Lightdm? you should read also:
    https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/GRUB/Tips_and_tricks#Visual_configuration

  • @joekamprad

    Thanks, I got my GRUB resolution fixed. And yes, I did mean LightDM. Any tricks on increasing the size for it?

    Thanks!

  • Anyone please?

  • Hi,

    Sorry if you have already checked it, but if not, I think it could help:

    https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/HiDPI

  • Oh i do not know about a retina display section here ;)

    @a4orce84 : problem is to change the size of the lightdm login screen, i have no clue to do it especially for lightdm, but you can try to change the resolution for grub bootloader:
    https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/GRUB/Tips_and_tricks#Setting_the_framebuffer_resolution

  • It’s not only for Retina but for all HiRes monitors ;)

  • So, I updated Grub (thanks!)…still looking to see if I can increase the size of LightDM at all. Or maybe using something else with better resolution?

  • if you change from lightdm-webkit-greeter to lightdm-gtk-greeter you can install lightdm-gtk-greeter-settings
    with it you can increase fontsize…

    Bild Text

  • I tried that also, the lightdm-gtk-greeter-settings does not appear to be affecting the font size in arch-linux when I increase it for some reason.

  • do you run it with sudo?

  • I did, it asked me for my password. Is there another option to increase the size besides adjusting the fonts?

  • You are shure you select the change of fontsize here?
    Next option is to use large fonts for the greeter…
    greeter-settings

    and do you read this: ?
    https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/HiDPI

xps26 resolution21 increase4 qhd1 Posts 15Views 2745
Log in to reply
Bloom Email Optin Plugin

Looks like your connection to Antergos Community Forum was lost, please wait while we try to reconnect.