porteus 32bit alpha testers required

New features which should be implemented in Porteus; suggestions are welcome. All questions or problems with testing releases (alpha, beta, or rc) should go in their relevant thread here, rather than the Bug Reports section.
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Re: porteus 32bit alpha testers required

Post#46 by Blaze » 18 Mar 2011, 18:17

Whereis the damm setting for the konsole font?
Here /etc/rc.d/rc.font
set your font in your rc.font

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setfont /usr/share/kbd/consolefonts/name-of-font-here
You can display a font with this command:

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Re: porteus 32bit alpha testers required

Post#47 by wread » 19 Mar 2011, 13:26

That were advices for beginners. I wish that had been so easy. Thank you for your kindness, Blaze!
It is not a bug, but a conception error. I will explain:

I have a laptop with spanish keyboard, locales in Santo Domingo is spanish, too. So, first thing I do is to switch to keyboard es; then I change us to us intl, to have access to acentos á, é, í etc, ñ and ü -, to be able to use other machines (home, office,etc.). Normally I had been doing it from the taskbar.

By this beta version, that did not work for me.

Then I kept testing and found that Start>>System>>Language-Selection-Tool throws a locales-xzm file in folder root. I just changed that file to modules and rebooted. Violà!, Wunderschön!, Я нашел!, I found it! :Yahoo!:

Maybe fanthoms locales-xzm should be part of one the base modules or simply, put it in there from the beginning......

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Re: porteus 32bit alpha testers required

Post#48 by fanthom » 19 Mar 2011, 15:31

"Maybe fanthoms locales-xzm should be part of one the base modules or simply, put it in there from the beginning......"
locales-xzm are generated according to user preferences and can't be included in the ISO by default.
i prefer when user is aware of existence of this package - that's why he must move it to /porteus/modules himself.
i'm not going to create another Ubuntu where everything is done automatically and works just perfect till something goes wrong ( as then nobody is able to fix it).

thanks for suggestion anyway :)
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