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A very simple screen magnifier for Ubuntu
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A very simple screen magnifier.

Magnus Screenshot

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Building, Testing, and Installation


A PPA for Magnus is published by Martin Wimpress.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:flexiondotorg/magnus
sudo apt update
sudo apt install magnus


You'll need the following dependencies:

  • gir1.2-gdkpixbuf-2.0
  • gir1.2-glib-2.0
  • gir1.2-gtk-3.0
  • gir1.2-keybinder-3.0
  • python3
  • python3-gi
  • python3-setproctitle

Run to build and install Magnus:

sudo python3 install
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