Array CD 4 (installation and live editions)

Matt Zimmerman mdz at
Sat Feb 5 16:16:56 CST 2005

On Sun, Feb 06, 2005 at 08:16:58AM +1100, Luke Yelavich wrote:

> A couple of things regarding the live CD.
> 1. I think it would be a good idea that if a monitor is detected that 
> supports high resolutions, a resolution should be chosen that most 
> people can read. My 21 inch monitor supports up to 2048x1536 which IMO 
> is an outrageous resolution, as everything is so small. I think a more 
> sane resolution is no more than 1600x1200 at the most. If people don't 
> like the resolution, they can then change it and be able to read what 
> they are changing it to.

Ideally, the fonts and graphics used for the desktop should scale to a
reasonable size.  Which parts of the system did you find to be sized

> 2. Is there no consoles? I have tried pressing CTRL+ALT+F1 through F6, 
> but nothing changes. Must we use a terminal in GNOME for any 
> command-line work?

It's the key sequence which doesn't work; you can use "sudo chvt 1" for
example to get to the console if needed.

 - mdz

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