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Old 02-28-2009, 08:39 AM   #1
andrew22
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Smile Fonts too big, login screen ugly, and kdm <-> gdm change.


I installed Ubuntu on an acer Aspire one, and installed kubuntu-desktop , so I could enjoy KDE. But I have these problems: the fonts are too big when I work in KDE, and the login screen shows some ugly jam in the left and the right last centimetre. What can I do to get past them? Also, how can I change KDM to GDM and vice-versa?
 
Old 03-01-2009, 08:48 AM   #2
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Hi, your font problem is easy to solve : go to the font configuration part of system settings, and enable "force DPI" and select the font DPI you want. Or simply change the font's size.
To change your displaymanager, simply reinstall one, and you should be asked which one to use as default.
Code:
$ sudo dpkg-reconfigure kdm
For your login screen problem, check that you are using the correct driver for your graphics card, that you have the correct resolution... A screenshot would help.

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