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Old 05-17-2009, 03:44 AM   #1
phoenixarea
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Fresh install of Linux suse 10, font size is too large for screen, can't read YAST


With a fresh install of Linux suse 10 on a HP p3 the font size comes up way to big, example is typing in the account and/or the password for the login, letters are huge. When logged in the font size is too big to read. At terminal window typed in "yast2", but the window comes up with fonts too big to read or move around.
What is the command to use at the terminal window to reduce font size so that I can use the yast configure tool to set screen size?
 
Old 05-17-2009, 04:40 AM   #2
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With a fresh install of Linux suse 10 on a HP p3 the font size comes up way to big, example is typing in the account and/or the password for the login, letters are huge. When logged in the font size is too big to read. At terminal window typed in "yast2", but the window comes up with fonts too big to read or move around.
What is the command to use at the terminal window to reduce font size so that I can use the yast configure tool to set screen size?
Just a command opensuse 10.0 is rather old now.
But still we can try to correct it .
When are the fonts to big when you run yast in the GUI ?
If so start opensuse in the failsafe mode and than run yast ,
A other possibility is to run sax2 in the failsafe mode
Meaning you do it on the command line
Of course you have to run it as root

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Old 05-17-2009, 08:30 PM   #3
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Thanks for your help, I re-installed the software a second time and the problem went away, lucky me.
 
Old 05-29-2009, 01:40 AM   #4
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you can run qtconfig to resize it if the problem ever comes up again
 
  


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