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Old 02-23-2007, 06:43 PM   #1
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Question Larger Fonts?

Hi, this is my first (I'm sure of many more) post. I am new to Linux and was hoping someone could help me with a quick question.

I'm running ydl 5.0 on my Playstation 3, which is connected to a 54" HDTV that supports 420i, 420p, and 1080i resolution. I currently have it running on 1080i, but can't read any of the text, it is too small. I was wanting to know if there is somewhere I can go to adjust the font sizes. If anyone can help it would be much appreciated.
Old 02-23-2007, 06:53 PM   #2
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what desktop environment?

usually, just look in the control center for "fonts".
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I know this probably sounds stupid, but where is the control center? Also, I'm not sure what you mean by desktop environment. Sorry, I just installed it last night and am clueless about this.
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The "desktop environment" is the thing you are looking at right now (the task bar, the menu, the desktop background). Some popular examples are KDE and Gnome. If you see a lot of things beginning with the letter "K" like "Konqueror" then you probably have KDE. If you see a footprint, you probably have Gnome.

In Gnone, you should be able to find a menu labeled "System" Then look for a sub-menu labeled "Preferences". You should see something labeled "Fonts" (I don't use Gnome, so I could be wrong)

In KDE, open the main menu and look for something labeled "Control Center" I think the font settings are in the "Appearance" sectino.


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