[Oberon] Basic ScreenSize & Resolution re. Gadget/Font-size?

Jörg joerg.straube at iaeth.ch
Tue Oct 10 00:49:03 CEST 2017

Did you try to set the screen resolution to a lower value than 1366x768?
Eg 1280x720 or 1024x576.
With these resultions the fonts get bigger.


> Am 09.10.2017 um 23:38 schrieb eas lab <lab.eas at gmail.com>:
> Apparently my explanation was bad:
>> What if Debian is installed on a hdd?
> Before my PC was stolen, LEO ran from a hdd for years with good FontSize.
> Now I have a laptop with a 1368x768 display -according to Deb7.
> Since M$ has place a partition at the hdd END, we can no longer easily use
> the tail of the hdd for non-M$ partitions/installations.
> Previously, all my M$ disks became M$-disabled.
> Now i don't want to lose 3G-dongle and WiFi connectivity via M$'s monopoly.
> Although Linux-TinyCore64bit which is WiFi capable has become my main
> system.; where surprisingly LNO (32bit) runs with a nice font size.
> But LNO can't easly access any/all files in the SATA/IDE/USB tree
> directly, like LEO can. Nor has any ETHO system got LEO's ability to to
> run any/all <selected comnd lines> by just klik "System.Execute ^".
> Eg. the SERIOUS NEGLECT of ETHO's inability to list file contents, ordered
> by recentcy, is partly solved by selecting "ls -lt /usrlocal/sbin" to find the
> name of that script that you wrote a few days ago.
>> Not sure if of help, Debian-live can be put on USB stick and booted
>> from there, most of the system is cached into RAM, it will not touch
>> the existing system nor the HDD.
> I'm running Deb7 from a USBstik now, as I also do TinyCore64....etc.
>> You can choose to boot into console mode or into desktop system of
>> your choice.
> I've got a USB to 4-port-USB with the ability to USBtoSATAorIDE.
> From the Deb7 DVD,I've made MULTIPLE USBpartition installations.
> Since the laptop is "native" Win8.1 64bit, I had some confusion about needing
> to install only 64bit installations; which was later seen to be not true.
> IMO the operating from USB or hdd etc is irrelevant to the font-size problem.
> I'm comparing 2 setups:-------
> 1: DVD:grapicRescueMode -> ash/busybodyShell \
>                                   common to 1. and 2 -------------->
> Call LEO using the same Dir.Tree
> 2.Boot Deb7 USBstik with assumed good 486kern/
> So, only the possible difference in setups 1 & 2 *BEFORE* the configuration
> common to 1 & 2 needs to be considered ?
> == CRGlur.
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