XFCE HiDPI fix `everything too small`

Mate Desktop can do that right out of the box and features better UI/UX. Spare yourself the pain of XFCE - we gave up an used the HiDPI ready Ubuntu Mate.

What you can achieve

XFCE: More or less fixed HiDPI problems

XFCE in general

  1. HiDPI theme: http://opendesktop.org/content/show.php/Pupi+%28Xfce+High+DPI+%2B+Retina+Theme%29?content=165525

Firefox

  1. about:config: layout.css.devPixelsPerPx
  2. Adjust default zoom level

Thunderbird

  1. about:config: layout.css.devPixelsPerPx

Ressources
- HiDPI: Xfce (wiki.archlinux.org)

The author

Written by Per

Free software enthusiast and transhumanist residing in Stuttgart, Germany.


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