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A Very Hacky way to change the scale without restarting my laptop after plugging a monitor in (on KDE, so adjusting global scale requires a restart?? gnome doesn't)

xrandr --output HDMI-A-0 --scale 1.3x1.3
plasmashell --replace &

🤷‍♂️ please let me know if there's a better way! this probably causes all sorts of weirdness and maybe bluriness

For a list of --output s, xrandr | grep connected | grep -Eo '^[^ ]+' seems to work

Might make a shell script or something else of some sort to make it easier to switch between

no switching between is needed, looked like my laptop's display retained the correct settings

* the 1.3x1.3 was to make it smaller, the global scale i have set in KDE is 118.75%

Hmm, let me turn this into a blog post 😂

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