Magnus – Simple screen magnifier for Ubuntu

Looking for a desktop magnifier? Besides enabling the built-in screen magnifier, there are several third-party applications that can do this task.

Magnus is a very simple desktop magnifier written in Python 3. View the area around the mouse pointer in a separate window that has been magnified by 2, 3, 4, or 5 times. Whether it’s to help your eyesight, precise graphic design or detailed work, it’s useful for users who need magnification.

Magnus – Simple screen magnifier for Ubuntu

How to install Magnus on Ubuntu:

Magnus is available as a Snap package and can be installed directly from Ubuntu software.

For Ubuntu 20.04 and above, the software is also available in the main apt repository. Run a simple open terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T) and the command to install it:

sudo apt install magnus

Magnus – Simple screen magnifier for Ubuntu

For Ubuntu 18.04, you need to add the PPA repository by running the following command:

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

Then run the previous apt install command to install.

Once installed, start magnus from the system application launcher and enjoy!

Uninstall Magnus.

To remove the software PPA if added, run the command in terminal.

sudo add-apt-repository --remove ppa:flexiondotorg/magnus

To remove Magnus, run the following command:

sudo apt remove magnus

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