Notes on getting various applications to work nicely with HiDPI monitors.
Spotify can be too small. To fix it, spotify needs to be started with
To avoid having to add the flag each time you start spotify, you can try a couple of things:
/usr/share/applications/spotify.desktopand change the
Exec=spotify --force-device-scale-factor=1.8 %U
Edit the spotify executable to automatically be called with the force-device-scale-factor flag.
sudo vim /usr/bin/spotify. Adjusted contents of this file at the time of this writing:
#!/bin/sh LD_PRELOAD=libcurl.so.3 /usr/share/spotify/spotify --force-device-scale-factor=1.8 "$@"