Users' questions

How do I resize desktop icons in Ubuntu?

How do I resize desktop icons in Ubuntu?

  1. Right click the icon you want to resize. Select “Resize icon…”
  2. Hold-click and drag the handles that appear over the icon to resize it.

How do I change icon size on desktop Linux?


  1. On the desktop, there will be an icon for the home directory. Typically, this will be named after the user.
  2. From the menu, choose “Edit”.
  3. Choose “Preferences”.
  4. Click on the “Views” tab.
  5. In the “Icon View Defaults” section, change the “Default zoom level” to an appropriate icon size.
  6. Click “Close”.

How do I change icon size in Linux Mint?

Right-click the desktop. The popup menu has a Desktop option, select it, then select Icon Size > Smaller, Normal, Larger. You can also use the File Manager to set icons up to 400% Edit > Preferences, or use your moose’s scroll-wheel in a file manager window.

Why are my desktop icons so big?

According to users, your Windows 10 icons can become too big due to your scaling settings. Sometimes this problem can occur due to a certain bug with Windows, but you can fix this bug by doing the following: Press Windows Key + I to open the Settings app .

How do you reduce the size of an icon?

To decrease icon and text size, hold down the Ctrl key and press the hyphen (-) key, also called the minus key. To increase icon and text size, hold down the Ctrl key and press the plus (+) key. How to change the icon of a folder in Windows.

How do I enlarge icons?

Click on View. It’s at the top of the menu. Select an icon size. Click on “Large Icons” or “Medium Icons” to increase the size of the icons on your screen. Now you’ve made the icons your desktop bigger.

How do I create desktop shortcuts in Ubuntu?

There are two ways to create a desktop shortcut on your Ubuntu desktop. Click on the Applications menu and find the program you want to add a shortcut to on the desktop. Right click on the program title and select “Add this launcher to desktop”. You will now see a desktop shortcut to the application.