ubuntu 21 | google crhome and chromium ui scale very big zoomed in

 


After Upgrading to Ubuntu 21.10, some applications ui seems to have a scaling issue, one of thous are google chrome and chromium, here is how to fix the issue:


Google Chrome:

1- Open Terminal

2- Edit the Desktop Launcher File:

sudo nano /usr/share/applications/google-chrome.desktop

3- Add "--force-device-scale-factor" to the Exec Command Line:

Exec=/usr/bin/google-chrome-stable %U --force-device-scale-factor

4- Save and Close the File

Now it should work as expected!

 

Chromium:

1- Open Terminal

2- Edit the Desktop Launcher File:

sudo nano /usr/share/applications/chromium-browser.desktop

3- Add "--force-device-scale-factor" to the Exec Command Line:

Exec=chromium-browser %U --force-device-scale-factor

4- Save and Close the File

Now it should work as expected!

 

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