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Reduce the screen resolution in GNOME

This post describes how to change the screen resolution in the GNOME desktop for Linux-based systems.

Screens with high reolutions can make the text and icons on the screen difficult to read. You can increase the font size but it could be easier to reduce the screen resolution. This can be done using the settings manager.

  1. Click the Applications menu in the top-left corner of the screen.
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  1. Click Settings to open the settings manager window.
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  1. Click the Display icon to open the display settings window.
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By Bill Hollingsworth
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