I have read that the recent XFCE update has custom scaling. When I go to settings → appearance-> settings, windows scaling only has 1x & 2x. 2x is way too large. how can I set it to 1.25? I’m a newb to XFCE so any help would be appreciated.
You mean this? What is the output of
(Not running XFCE, but the above might be able to help me help you to answer your question!)
Maybe you can try setting custom DPI?
Go to Appearance - Fonts - Custom DPI Settings