Archive for May, 2005

28 May 2005


Tip for folk that would like X to show fonts (i.e. the GDM log in screen) in the correct size: Teach X about the dpi setting! Step 1: run xdpyinfo and look for the dimensions: line. There will be something like this: dimensions: 1280×768 pixels (266×161 millimeters) resolution: 122×121 dots per inch Grab a ruler […]

14 May 2005


I spent an hour down at Dick Smith browsing laptops (the hoverbook screen is just about to break at the hinge.). We also needed a new house phone – the old ones aerial is falling off (it is 6 years old :)). So Lynne pops up there after doing some browsing elsewhere and we find […]


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