Linux client barely usable on HiDPI displays

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Unfortunately, It does not follow the scaling factor set in the OS.

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Thank you Tangram
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The workaround doesn't work anymore with the latest betas 😞

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I confirm this does not seem to work with the latest beta.

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Nevermind, it does work, I just forgot to restart gnome-shell to reload the .desktop file.

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This works well for me. As I had to tweet, https://twitter.com/solarce/status/650056804987088897

 

I found that `--force-device-scale-factor=2.2` was best for me. I have Arch Linux and the Cinnamon Desktop on a 2015 Dell XPS 13" (ships with Ubuntu) with the qHD screen. I edited `/usr/share/applications/spotify.desktop` to make it *stick*

 

Thanks for figuring this out.

Re: Linux client barely usable on HiDPI displays

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also doesn't work for me on Linuxmint rafaela, Spotify client 0.9.17.1.g9b85d436

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Re: Linux client barely usable on HiDPI displays

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I can confirm that this option does not have any effect on Spotify 0.9.17.1, the official version you get here: https://www.spotify.com/fr/download/linux/

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What about non Ubuntu/Debian distros? Should give a direct download.

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I tried doing this but it wouldn't give me write access to actually save the change to the file. How can I override that?

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