Display elements size

Hello everyone!

I'm having a little issue with the size of some elements on display:

I use garuda dragonized gaming edition. As you can see in the screenshot, the top bar and the icon bar at the bottom are way smaller than what you'd expect them... The same is true for the application menu, it's not even half screen

I have a 3840x2160 monitor, I'm not using dual monitors. I've tried to set the scale under the monitor settings but it's affecting only font scaling for menus and applications.

While there was still latte dock the bottom icons bar was bigger.

Any idea or suggestion for what I could try to fix this issue?

Thanks in advance!

System:
Kernel: 6.2.6-zen1-1-zen arch: x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 12.2.1
parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/@/boot/vmlinuz-linux-zen
root=UUID=1b38e87f-3760-49b3-866d-731b5f0b0a33 rw [email protected]
quiet
cryptdevice=UUID=9074fab6-463a-46ea-a0e4-f3e75f597eae:luks-9074fab6-463a-46ea-a0e4-f3e75f597eae
root=/dev/mapper/luks-9074fab6-463a-46ea-a0e4-f3e75f597eae quiet splash
rd.udev.log_priority=3 vt.global_cursor_default=0 loglevel=3 ibt=off
Desktop: KDE Plasma v: 5.27.3 tk: Qt v: 5.15.8 wm: kwin_x11 vt: 1 dm: SDDM
Distro: Garuda Linux base: Arch Linux
Machine:
Type: Desktop Mobo: ASUSTeK model: ROG STRIX X570-E GAMING WIFI II
v: Rev X.0x serial: <superuser required> UEFI: American Megatrends v: 0309
date: 08/16/2021
CPU:
Info: model: AMD Ryzen 7 5800X bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Zen 3+ gen: 4
level: v3 note: check built: 2022 process: TSMC n6 (7nm) family: 0x19 (25)
model-id: 0x21 (33) stepping: 0 microcode: 0xA201016
Topology: cpus: 1x cores: 8 tpc: 2 threads: 16 smt: enabled cache:
L1: 512 KiB desc: d-8x32 KiB; i-8x32 KiB L2: 4 MiB desc: 8x512 KiB
L3: 32 MiB desc: 1x32 MiB
Speed (MHz): avg: 3815 high: 4353 min/max: 2200/4850 boost: enabled
scaling: driver: acpi-cpufreq governor: performance cores: 1: 3800 2: 3800
3: 3694 4: 3800 5: 3593 6: 3777 7: 3794 8: 3800 9: 3800 10: 3800 11: 3800
12: 3839 13: 3800 14: 3800 15: 4353 16: 3800 bogomips: 121371
Flags: avx avx2 ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 sse4a ssse3 svm
Vulnerabilities: <filter>
Graphics:
Device-1: NVIDIA GA102 [GeForce RTX 3080 Ti] vendor: ASUSTeK driver: nouveau
v: kernel non-free: 525.xx+ status: current (as of 2023-02) arch: Ampere
code: GAxxx process: TSMC n7 (7nm) built: 2020-22 pcie: gen: 4
speed: 16 GT/s lanes: 16 ports: active: DP-1,HDMI-A-1
empty: DP-2,DP-3,HDMI-A-2 bus-ID: 09:00.0 chip-ID: 10de:2208
class-ID: 0300
Display: x11 server: X.Org v: 21.1.7 with: Xwayland v: 22.1.8
compositor: kwin_x11 driver: X: loaded: modesetting,nouveau
alternate: fbdev,nv,vesa gpu: nouveau display-ID: :0 screens: 1
Screen-1: 0 s-res: 3840x2160 s-dpi: 96 s-size: 1015x571mm (39.96x22.48")
s-diag: 1165mm (45.85")
Monitor-1: DP-1 pos: primary model: Samsung U28H75x serial: <filter>
built: 2018 res: 3840x2160 hz: 60 dpi: 161 gamma: 1.2
size: 607x345mm (23.9x13.58") diag: 698mm (27.5") ratio: 16:9 modes:
max: 3840x2160 min: 720x400
Monitor-2: HDMI-A-1 mapped: HDMI-1 model: Samsung built: 2014
res: 1920x1080 hz: 60 dpi: 55 gamma: 1.2 size: 885x498mm (34.84x19.61")
diag: 801mm (31.5") ratio: 16:9 modes: max: 1920x1080 min: 720x400
API: OpenGL v: 4.5 Mesa 22.3.6 renderer: llvmpipe (LLVM 15.0.7 256 bits)
direct-render: Yes
Audio:
Device-1: NVIDIA GA102 High Definition Audio vendor: ASUSTeK
driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel pcie: gen: 4 speed: 16 GT/s lanes: 16
bus-ID: 09:00.1 chip-ID: 10de:1aef class-ID: 0403
Device-2: AMD Starship/Matisse HD Audio vendor: ASUSTeK
driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel pcie: gen: 4 speed: 16 GT/s lanes: 16
bus-ID: 0b:00.4 chip-ID: 1022:1487 class-ID: 0403
Sound API: ALSA v: k6.2.6-zen1-1-zen running: yes
Sound Server-1: PulseAudio v: 16.1 running: no
Sound Server-2: PipeWire v: 0.3.67 running: yes
Network:
Device-1: MEDIATEK MT7921K Wi-Fi 6E 80MHz driver: mt7921e v: kernel pcie:
gen: 2 speed: 5 GT/s lanes: 1 bus-ID: 03:00.0 chip-ID: 14c3:0608
class-ID: 0280
IF: wlp3s0 state: up mac: <filter>
Device-2: Realtek RTL8125 2.5GbE vendor: ASUSTeK driver: r8169 v: kernel
pcie: gen: 2 speed: 5 GT/s lanes: 1 port: e000 bus-ID: 04:00.0
chip-ID: 10ec:8125 class-ID: 0200
IF: enp4s0 state: down mac: <filter>
Device-3: Intel I211 Gigabit Network vendor: ASUSTeK driver: igb v: kernel
pcie: gen: 1 speed: 2.5 GT/s lanes: 1 port: d000 bus-ID: 05:00.0
chip-ID: 8086:1539 class-ID: 0200
IF: enp5s0 state: down mac: <filter>
Bluetooth:
Device-1: MediaTek Wireless_Device type: USB driver: btusb v: 0.8
bus-ID: 3-6:5 chip-ID: 0e8d:0608 class-ID: e001 serial: <filter>
Report: bt-adapter note: tool can't run ID: hci0 rfk-id: 0 state: down
bt-service: disabled rfk-block: hardware: no software: no address: N/A
Drives:
Local Storage: total: 5.74 TiB used: 103.26 GiB (1.8%)
SMART Message: Unable to run smartctl. Root privileges required.
ID-1: /dev/sda maj-min: 8:0 vendor: Seagate model: ST2000DM008-2FR102
size: 1.82 TiB block-size: physical: 4096 B logical: 512 B speed: 6.0 Gb/s
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block-size: physical: 512 B logical: 512 B type: N/A serial: <filter>
rev: 8.01 scheme: GPT
SMART Message: Unknown USB bridge. Flash drive/Unsupported enclosure?
Partition:
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mapped: luks-9074fab6-463a-46ea-a0e4-f3e75f597eae
Swap:
Kernel: swappiness: 133 (default 60) cache-pressure: 100 (default)
ID-1: swap-1 type: zram size: 62.71 GiB used: 1024 KiB (0.0%)
priority: 100 dev: /dev/zram0
Sensors:
System Temperatures: cpu: 36.0 C mobo: 28.0 C
Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A
Info:
Processes: 318 Uptime: 9m wakeups: 0 Memory: 62.71 GiB used: 3.34 GiB (5.3%)
Init: systemd v: 253 default: graphical tool: systemctl Compilers:
gcc: 12.2.1 clang: 15.0.7 Packages: pm: pacman pkgs: 1996 libs: 561
tools: octopi,paru Shell: fish v: 3.6.0 default: Bash v: 5.1.16
running-in: konsole inxi: 3.3.25
Garuda (2.6.15-1):
System install date:     2022-12-31
Last full system update: 2023-03-16
Is partially upgraded:   No
Relevant software:       snapper NetworkManager mkinitcpio
Windows dual boot:       Probably (Run as root to verify)
Failed units:

What if you right click on the top panel (same should go for the bottom one, dock) and select "Enter Edit Mode" and then increase (+) the "Panel height"?
Reducing under a certain value could not be possible, if I remember correctly (maybe 32?), but increasing should work.
For the application menu, you could open it, go to the bottom/right corner, and you'll see the cursor changing in a way that it will show you that you can drag it down and right to extend the menu.

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I'll check that out for sure, thanks for the input!

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Thanks a lot, changing the panel height fixed the issue, now I managed to make it get the size I wanted!

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