GUI of desktop apps are too big on high-dpi screens

Bug #1675572 reported by Daniel d'Andrada
This bug affects 1 person
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Canonical System Image
Fix Released
Michał Sawicz
qtubuntu (Ubuntu)
Fix Released
Daniel d'Andrada

Bug Description

On a 13" 1080p display, fonts and UI in general is too big when running desktop Qt-based apps like konsole, QtCreator and Kate.

Strangely, hardcoding logical dpi to 96 in qtubuntu fixes it.

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Daniel d'Andrada (dandrader) wrote :
Changed in qtubuntu (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Daniel d'Andrada (dandrader)
status: New → In Progress
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Ubuntu Foundations Team Bug Bot (crichton) wrote :

The attachment "Hack that hardcodes qtubuntu into 96 dpi" seems to be a patch. If it isn't, please remove the "patch" flag from the attachment, remove the "patch" tag, and if you are a member of the ~ubuntu-reviewers, unsubscribe the team.

[This is an automated message performed by a Launchpad user owned by ~brian-murray, for any issues please contact him.]

tags: added: patch
tags: added: unity8-desktop
tags: added: visual-quality
tags: removed: patch
description: updated
Changed in canonical-devices-system-image:
status: New → In Progress
assignee: nobody → Michał Sawicz (saviq)
milestone: none → u8c-z
Changed in canonical-devices-system-image:
importance: Undecided → High
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package qtubuntu - 0.64+17.04.20170328.1-0ubuntu1

qtubuntu (0.64+17.04.20170328.1-0ubuntu1) zesty; urgency=medium

  [ Albert Astals Cid ]
  * Remove signal noone uses
  * Honor the menu item visibility (LP: #1675802)

  [ Alberto Aguirre, Arthur Mello ]
  * Remove more uses of deprecated mir apis.

  [ Daniel d'Andrada ]
  * Qt::Tool == mir_window_type_satellite (LP: #1673415)
  * Proper implementation of QPlatformScreen::logicalDpi (LP: #1675572)

  [ Gerry Boland ]
  * BackingStore: is possible for context's QPlatformSurface to be
    deleted before backing store is.

 -- Michał Sawicz <email address hidden> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 17:13:20 +0000

Changed in qtubuntu (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
Michał Sawicz (saviq)
Changed in canonical-devices-system-image:
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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