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Why isn't there a single linux DE that works well with higher DPI displays?

Gnome 3 comes closest and literally it supports is 200% scaling and nothing else.

On OS X I can emulate the look of various resolutions (1920x1080, 2560x1440, 3072x1728, 3840x2160, etc.) and the UI will scale to higher resolution assets so the visual quality is identical, but the content is larger. Windows has scaling in 25% increments that works similarly.
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Linux isn't meant to be used on the desktop.
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>>52393027
/thread
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>>52393027
>>52393031

Not the answer I was looking for but I can't argue with the truth of it.
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>>52392965
>Gnome 3 comes closest and literally it supports is 200% scaling and nothing else.
wut

For Gnome3:
install dconf-tools

dconf-tools -> org -> gnome > desktop > interface > text scaling factor

For XFCE:
Setting Manager -> Appearance -> Fonts -> DPI
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>>52393284
Many GTK and Qt GUI applications are still broken with high PPI

Wayland could solve it more easily by automatically scaling legacy applications but there's nothing for X11
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>>52393284
>Setting Manager -> Appearance -> Fonts -> DPI
That scales fonts only retard. The dots on i's end up bigger than your microscopic taskbar icons.
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>>52393284

Scaling fonts and scaling the actual UI are not the same thing.
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>>52392965
Built my own desktop using a tiling wm and lemonbar.

Works great on a 4k laptop.

Maybe you should just git gud or go back to propietary plebshit, anon.
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>>52392965
Unity works really well in my experience.
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>>52394391
>Unity
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>>52392965
i3 scales correctly to any DPI display
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>>52394398
why is this bait, unity is actually good if you take the time to learn it.
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