On Tue, Feb 10, 2004 at 11:38:53AM -0600, daybrown wrote:
> I have a dos text mode program I'd like to port to Linux.
> but- it routinely changes the dos font and number of screen lines
> besides the default terminal 25 line screen.
> I understand that to change to 50 lines or whatever, that one need be root.
> is there a way to empower the app with that permission, that does not
> also empower any other root priveledges?
> Would one havta be su or root to install it?
> There are lotsa dos text mode games that change the text mode font.
Just use an X terminal, rather than running at the console. You don't
need to be root to change the size of an X terminal.
Colin Watson [email@example.com]