[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: usable rows in console

From: Marco Gerards
Subject: Re: usable rows in console
Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2004 01:34:16 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1006 (Gnus v5.10.6) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

m_m <> writes:

> M. Gerards <metgerards <at>> writes:
>> If you use a smaller font you will get more lines I think (I'm not sure
>> if this patch is already commited or not...).
> really if now I use a smaller font, I've a smaller screen :)) 

Right.  But you need to change the number of lines in the console
server too, otherwise there is no support for this...

>> Which videocard do you have, btw?
> two:
> intel daytona i740 8 mb ram   
> nvidia geforce2 mx 32 mb ram

It is hard to support highres textmodes on the nvidia...

> mmh, i think that we can edit in the same way on xterm in the GUI as in 
> console
> but, working, the xterms and workspaces give more flexibility and so a windows
> manager is better that the console : the problem is about the security because
> the windowsmanagers run only as root.

Why only as root?  On GNU/Linux I run windowmanagers as a normal user.

> This is the _problem_, IMHO ... i know that for the GNU Hurd developers i'm 
> only
> the standard foolish home-user for free-software platform, and this is true 
> too!

Oh, I would not say that.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]