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dizmoduck
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Too big fonts in Viber?

Post by dizmoduck »

The new version of Viber 6.5.5 has a problem it has very big font in it's windows

Is it possibly you get smaller font size in only one windows?

I'm running Linux Mint Cinnamon 18.1
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Re: To big fonts in Viber???

Post by pioneer »

Install sqliteman or any other SQlite database manager, open your ~/.ViberPC/config.db file, then open "commonsettings" table and set "ScalingRatio" parameter to 0.5 instead of 1.
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Re: To big fonts in Viber???

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Thanks mate

amazes me why the developers of Viber only have a scale that is from 100 to 200%
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Re: To big fonts in Viber???

Post by mur4v3y »

Seems like there is no ScallingRatio parameter or I don't know how to find it, or db file is located somewhere else :?
After this command didn't work

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$ sqlite3 ~/.ViberPC/config.db -interactive 'update CommonSettings set Value = 0.6 where Title = "ScalingRatio"'
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Re: To big fonts in Viber???

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this hack was for a older version of Viber not the news one
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Re: To big fonts in Viber???

Post by igariox »

not work on 18.3 aswell
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Re: To big fonts in Viber???

Post by zahardoc »

I encountered slightly different problem - for me, font was too small. I used QT_SCALE_FACTOR option to increase it. Try this:
1. Open viber desktop file with your favourite editor:

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sudo nano /usr/share/applications/viber.desktop
2. Change

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 Exec=/opt/viber/Viber %u
to

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Exec=bash -c "QT_SCALE_FACTOR=1.5 /opt/viber/Viber" %u
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Re: To big fonts in Viber???

Post by iamdenisu »

zahardoc wrote:
Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:17 am
I encountered slightly different problem - for me, font was too small. I used QT_SCALE_FACTOR option to increase it. Try this:
1. Open viber desktop file with your favourite editor:

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sudo nano /usr/share/applications/viber.desktop
2. Change

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 Exec=/opt/viber/Viber %u
to

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Exec=bash -c "QT_SCALE_FACTOR=1.5 /opt/viber/Viber" %u
Works on the new viber although some modification I set the QT_SCALE_FACTOR=0.5

Thanks @zahardoc
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Re: To big fonts in Viber???

Post by MrGrimm »

viber is no longer supported in linux. that said it will break playonlinux and appimagelauncher. i haver replaced viber with telegram cause it's cross platform: windows, linux, AND android.

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Re: To big fonts in Viber???

Post by starlink »

zahardoc wrote:
Fri Jun 01, 2018 10:17 am
I encountered slightly different problem - for me, font was too small. I used QT_SCALE_FACTOR option to increase it. Try this:
1. Open viber desktop file with your favourite editor:

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sudo nano /usr/share/applications/viber.desktop
2. Change

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 Exec=/opt/viber/Viber %u
to

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Exec=bash -c "QT_SCALE_FACTOR=1.5 /opt/viber/Viber" %u
This worked for me! Viber version 10.3.0 on Linux Mint 18.2.

Thanks a lot!
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