Hello, I bought a secondary screen for my laptop and the problem is that the screen ratio is not identical to that of my laptop. My laptop has a 3:2 aspect ratio whereas screen 2 is a 16:9. The scaling doesn’t match well between my computer and my second screen. So I have to use fractional scaling, but when I use it, I get a big loss of resolution on the third-party software I use like Opera or Thunderbird.
Is there any way to remedy this?
Thanks in advance for any help.
The blurry apps are using X via XWayland.
I presume Thunderbird is a flatpak, since the Fedora package should use Wayland by default. You can enable
fallback-x11 in Flatseal to make it use Wayland.
For Opera, you need to enable the
wayland permission if it’s a flatpak. Then go to
opera://flags/#ozone-platform-hint and set that to ‘Auto’.
“Resolution” is the wrong word to use here, you probably mean text sharpness? Also the aspect ratio doesn’t matter, just the display resolution. If it’s high, everything is small.
Some topics to reference:
In GNOME in Fedora 40 Workstation, old applications (which don’t support Wayland natively) may appear blurry if you enable display scaling.
Note: GNOME might enable display scaling even automatically – that depends on what particular display you have.
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I can’t barely read stuff.
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