If someone has a similar problem, I suggest to read this page:
It helps me a lot, but I'm still having problem with the monitors.
Zooming/panning make the display blurry and (as suggested in the web
page) I should try to adjust the "sharpness" parameter, but I do not
find it in Fedora.
I am still wondering why fedora does not provide a complete "display
setting" in order to manage the new monitors.
On 01/17/2017 10:32 AM, Massimo Canonico wrote:
I've bought a new laptop (Dell xps 13.3) and the monitor resolution is
3200x1800. Now the problem is that I cannot use this laptop with my
external monitor which I use as an extended monitor. The external
monitor could reach 1280x1024. So when I try to move a window from the
laptop monitor to the external monitor, it appears too big.
I haven't this problem with my previous dell xps and what it is more
important, if I run an Ubuntu live distro, I can see various setting
to manage displays such as "windows scaling" where I can adjust the
- why fedora does not provide the same setting as Ubuntu? Ubuntu
proposes many different resolutions and specific window scaling for
the two monitors.
- is there something that I can do in fedora?
I really do no want switch to Ubuntu after more than 20 years with
After my signature the xrandr output.
Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 4480 x 1800, maximum 8192 x 8192
eDP-1 connected primary 3200x1800+0+0 (normal left inverted right x
axis y axis) 294mm x 165mm
3200x1800 59.98*+ 47.99
1024x768 60.04 60.00
800x600 60.00 60.32 56.25
640x480 60.00 59.94
400x300 60.32 56.34
DP-1 connected 1280x1024+3200+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y
axis) 338mm x 270mm
1280x1024 60.02*+ 75.02
1024x768 75.03 60.00
800x600 75.00 60.32
640x480 75.00 59.94
HDMI-1 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
DP-2 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
HDMI-2 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)