OS/X11 support for XO-1 hardware?

david at lang.hm david at lang.hm
Thu Feb 26 01:51:15 EST 2009

On Wed, 25 Feb 2009, Hal Murray wrote:

>> programs that don't allow you to scale ther text/fonts are broken on
>> _many_ systems, not just the XO. many distros let you install a 'large
>>  font' set (look at debxo 0.4 vs debxo 0.5 for an example of this,
>> with 0.5  they moved to a large font set)
> Is there anything I can do on my XO running terminal so that when I ssh to
> another system and run a text based X program the fonts will come out useable
> without a magnifying glass?
> Is there anything like an environment variable that says scale all fonts by N?

not that I know of, but you can compile different fonts (including 
different sizes) into the kernel. I haven't looked at what debxo 0.5 
compiles in. I know they changed the fonts inside X.

David Lang

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