HiDPI

HiDPI is short for displays with a high DPI / pixel density, such as the Retina MacBook Pro and ASUS Zenbook. HiDPI support within Linux is still maturing.

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HiDPI Linux News

NetBSD Changes Its Default X11 Window Manager After...   BSD   28 Sep 2020
Many Linux Developers Are Ecstatic Over Fedora On...   Hardware   31 Aug 2020
LibreOffice 7.0 Released As The Open-Source,...   LibreOffice   05 Aug 2020
LibreOffice 7.0 RC2 Released For This Vulkan-Supported...   LibreOffice   18 Jul 2020
KDE Plasma 5.20 Seeing More Wayland Fixes   KDE   11 Jul 2020
KDE Seeing Fresh Improvements For HiDPI Support   KDE   09 Jul 2020
LibreOffice 7.0 RC1 Is Out For Testing This...   LibreOffice   06 Jul 2020
KDE Starts July With More Fixes, More QML'ing In The...   KDE   04 Jul 2020
LibreOffice 7.0 Beta 2 Released For This Open-Source,...   LibreOffice   22 Jun 2020
KDE Developers Begin Working More On Plasma 5.20...   KDE   13 Jun 2020
LibreOffice 7.0 Beta Available For Testing With Its...   LibreOffice   01 Jun 2020
Ardour 6.0 Digital Audio Workstation Released   Multimedia   24 May 2020
LibreOffice 7.0 Alpha 1 Released With Its Skia +...   LibreOffice   14 May 2020
The Latest Pango + HarfBuzz Is Leading To A Messy Font...   Desktop   09 May 2020
Inkscape 1.0 Released For This Wildly Successful...   Free Software   04 May 2020
KDE Saw More Wayland Improvements This Week, Other...   KDE   25 Apr 2020
Ardour 6.0-RC1 Digital Audio Workstation Released With...   Multimedia   19 Apr 2020
Mir 1.8 Released With HiDPI Improvements, Better...   Wayland   16 Apr 2020
Inkscape 1.0 Release Candidate Emerges For This...   Free Software   13 Apr 2020
Ardour 6.0 Digital Audio Workstation Sees First...   Multimedia   27 Mar 2020
LibreOffice 7.0 Git Adds Skia-Based Text Rendering...   LibreOffice   18 Mar 2020
LibreOffice 7.0's Qt5 Support To Offer HiDPI Scaling   LibreOffice   10 Mar 2020
GNOME 3.36 Lands Scaled/Transformed Hardware Cursors...   GNOME   28 Feb 2020
MATE 1.24 Released For Letting GNOME 2 Continuation...   GNOME   10 Feb 2020
Linux Mint Debian 4 Coming - Rebased Against Debian...   Operating Systems   31 Jan 2020
Mir 1.7 Released With Improvements For Running X11...   Ubuntu   16 Jan 2020
GNOME 3.35.3 Released As Another Step To GNOME 3.36   GNOME   10 Jan 2020
GNOME 3.34.3 Released To Offer Up More Fixes Ahead Of...   GNOME   09 Jan 2020
GNOME Shell 3.35.3 Released With NVIDIA Driver...   GNOME   05 Jan 2020
The 2010s Were Very Successful For Wine Thanks To...   WINE   26 Dec 2019
Linux Mint 19.3 "Tricia" Released With...   Operating Systems   18 Dec 2019
Qt 5.14 Released With Better HiDPI, Lots Of 3D Work...   Qt   12 Dec 2019
Debian Installer Bullseye Alpha 1 Released   Debian   05 Dec 2019
Qt 5.14 On Track For Releasing Next Week With New...   Qt   04 Dec 2019
Linux Mint 19.3 Enters Beta With HiDPI Support Finally...   Operating Systems   03 Dec 2019
KDE Got More Polishing Ahead Of The Holidays While...   KDE   24 Nov 2019
Debian 10.2 Released With The Latest Security Fixes   Debian   16 Nov 2019
Linux Mint Pulling In MPV-Based Celluloid Media Player...   Operating Systems   31 Oct 2019
Qt 5.14 Beta 2 Released As Another Chance To Test The...   Qt   24 Oct 2019
KDE Plasma 5.17 Released With Wayland Improvements,...   KDE   15 Oct 2019
Qt 5.14 Rolls To Beta Stage With Graphics API...   Qt   09 Oct 2019
KDE Kicked Off October With Dolphin Improvements,...   KDE   06 Oct 2019
Qt 5.14 Hits Alpha With Major Renderer Work, Better...   Qt   25 Sep 2019
KDE Plasma 5.17 Beta Rolls Out With Wayland...   KDE   19 Sep 2019
The State Of Qt Quick Vulkan Support With Qt 5.14   Qt   16 Sep 2019
KDE's KWin Options UI Improved, Various Other...   KDE   15 Sep 2019
Qt 5.14 Is Bringing Significantly Better HiDPI Support   Qt   13 Sep 2019
KDE Now Supports Fractional Scaling On Wayland   Wayland   08 Sep 2019
Linux Mint 19.3 To Further Enhance Its HiDPI Support   Operating Systems   03 Sep 2019
Xfce 4.14 Desktop Officially Released   Desktop   12 Aug 2019
GNOME Shell + Mutter 3.33.4 Released   GNOME   20 Jul 2019
KDE's kstart5 Now Works On Wayland, No More HiDPI...   KDE   14 Jul 2019
Xfce 4.14 "Pre2" Brings Bug Fixes, GLX...   Desktop   01 Jul 2019
SDL2 Adds Wayland HiDPI Support   Wayland   12 Jun 2019
KDE's KWin Now Correctly Shows Emojis In Titlebars,...   KDE   05 May 2019
Wio: Plan 9's Rio Windowing System Re-Implemented As A...   Wayland   01 May 2019
KDE Plasma 5.16 Will Stop Resetting Your HiDPI Scaling...   KDE   28 Apr 2019
Ubuntu 19.04 Released As A Big Linux Desktop...   Ubuntu   18 Apr 2019
GLFW 3.3 Adds Vulkan macOS Support Via MoltenVK,...   Free Software   16 Apr 2019
KDE Plasma 5.16 & KDE Frameworks 5.57 Development...   KDE   07 Apr 2019
A Look At The Many Improvements & New Features In...   GNOME   13 Mar 2019
Sway 1.0 Released For This i3-Compatible Wayland...   Wayland   11 Mar 2019
QEMU's EDID Support Coming Together, Allowing For...   Virtualization   09 Mar 2019
GNOME Shell + Mutter 3.31.92 Bring Fractional Scaling,...   GNOME   05 Mar 2019
GNU Octave 5.1 Released With HiDPI Support, Drops...   GNU   02 Mar 2019
GNOME 3.32 Lands Long-Awaited Fractional Scaling...   GNOME   01 Mar 2019
The Most Interesting Highlights To The Linux 5.0...   Linux Kernel   22 Feb 2019
Fedora 30 Will Have Firefox Wayland By Default But...   Fedora   18 Feb 2019
KDE Plasma 5.15 Released With Wayland Improvements,...   KDE   12 Feb 2019
LibreOffice 6.2 Shipping Today With User Interface...   LibreOffice   07 Feb 2019
Fedora 30 Planning To Use Wayland-Enabled Firefox By...   Fedora   25 Jan 2019
Wine 4.0 Officially Released With Vulkan Support,...   WINE   22 Jan 2019
Inkscape 1.0 Alpha Released For This Leading...   Desktop   18 Jan 2019
KDE Plasma 5.15 Beta Released With Some Grand...   KDE   17 Jan 2019
Linux 5.0-rc1 Debuts With New Hardware Support,...   Linux Kernel   06 Jan 2019
The Many Features Coming To The Wine 4.0 Stable...   WINE   31 Dec 2018
Gentoo-Based Calculate Linux 18.12 Adds Btrfs Install...   Operating Systems   29 Dec 2018
Linux 4.21 Picking Up New Console Font For HiDPI /...   Linux Kernel   29 Dec 2018
VirtualBox 6.0 Released With Better HiDPI Support,...   Oracle   18 Dec 2018
Wine 4.0 Release Preparations Begin For Much Improved...   WINE   25 Nov 2018
GSConnect 15 Offers Better Phone Integration With The...   GNOME   09 Nov 2018
Fedora Developers Update Firefox For Wayland With...   Fedora   09 Oct 2018
Sway 1.0 Alpha 6 Released, Now Supports...   Wayland   22 Sep 2018
KDE Plasma 5.14 Beta Brings Many Improvements,...   KDE   13 Sep 2018
KDE Frameworks 5.50 Brings Big Updates For...   KDE   09 Sep 2018
KDE Plasma 5.14 Offers A Hibernate Option From The...   KDE   09 Sep 2018
Qt Creator 4.7 Released With Clang Code Model Turned...   Qt   18 Jul 2018
Unity 2018.2 Released With Lightweight Render...   Linux Gaming   10 Jul 2018
Elementary OS Juno Beta 1 Released   Operating Systems   03 Jul 2018
KDE Finally Offers An Easy Global Shortcut To Launch...   KDE   01 Jul 2018
Systemd 239 Is Being Prepped For Release With Many...   systemd   12 Jun 2018
Linux Mint 19 Beta Released   Operating Systems   04 Jun 2018
The Many Wayland Improvements In Qt 5.11   Qt   29 May 2018
GNOME's 2018 Performance Hackfest Wraps Up In...   GNOME   16 May 2018
Unity 2018.2 Beta Brings Vulkan Support To The Unity...   Linux Gaming   07 May 2018
KDE's Discover, Okular, Gwenview & K3B See...   KDE   06 May 2018
GIMP Now Moving Full Steam Ahead With Their GTK3 Port   Free Software   01 May 2018
Windows 10 April 2018 Update Now Shipping, To Be...   Microsoft   30 Apr 2018
System76 Releases Updated Pop!_OS Based Off Ubuntu...   Operating Systems   30 Apr 2018
Linux Mint Continues Work On Mint 19, LMDE 3   Operating Systems   30 Apr 2018