How to magnify certain part of the screen? wherever I take my mouse pointer

I’m on Kde and trying to zoom in on certain part of screen ,
I’ve found setting>workspace behavior>Desktop Effects where this is available
But Nothing happen I’ve even made my own shortcut
where ctrl+Y is for zoom in
ctrl+U is for zoom out
ctrl+I is for actual size

See: No output from KMagnifier on

Plus on my system (Kubuntu 22.10), i had to install the kmag package, because it was not installed by default…

And even after that it only worked, showed magnified sections under my mouse, after a manual start of the kmag command.
Maybe you need to end your GUI session, and login again, to make it work, i haven’t tried that yet…

$ inxi -G
  Device-1: NVIDIA GP102 [GeForce GTX 1080 Ti] driver: nvidia v: 525.60.11
  Display: x11 server: X.Org v: with: Xwayland v: 22.1.3 driver:
    X: loaded: nvidia unloaded: fbdev,modesetting,nouveau,vesa
    gpu: nvidia,nvidia-nvswitch resolution: 2560x1080~60Hz
  OpenGL: renderer: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti/PCIe/SSE2 v: 4.6.0 NVIDIA

Ok i just logoud-out and back into KDE, and seems it works using the Windoows + = key-combo, to exit out of it you use the - key instead of the = key.
Maybe that works on Manjaro KDE also…


Thank you so much :slight_smile: it worked

but just for curiosity what does your default key say is it meta+= or super+= for zooming in
because I’m confuse what does meta key mean I know super key is window key but not sure about meta key

In KDE Plasma specifically, Meta corresponds to the Windows key on modern keyboards.

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