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Re: post install tidbits? [was Help with Linux selection please?]

On Fri, Dec 23, 2005 at 04:54:14PM -0500, Chinook wrote:
> Andrew M.A. Cater spoketh:
> >Linux hearts card game on Google shows two good entries at the top.
> >
> >One appears to be a project started this year: the other is about 9
> >years old on freshmeat. Those might be a good start to look at.
> I had googled and did again, and the only "hit" I find that is anywhere 
> near close is hearts-1.98 
> (http://linux.softpedia.com/get/GAMES-ENTERTAINMENT/Fortune/Hearts-2573.shtml) 
>  -> (http://hearts.luispedro.org/)

That's the one. You might also need X development libraries.

> which when I tried to build it dies in the ./configure with something 
> about X paths not found.  When I do this sort of thing on my Mac I know 
> where everything is, how to add to PATH/env variables, etc.  Since one 
> does not get up to speed overnight, I guess "hearts" will just have to 
> wait until I do (unless someone has already installed it and wants to 
> hold my hand  =-O  )
> What I did was select KDE at the graphical login screen.  I could even 
> pick a Mac OS X style :-) :-)  In the Desktop configuration GUI there 
> were settings for power management that I don't remember seeing for 
> Gnome.  In trying such it has gotten as far as standby so far and come 
> back reliably.  Have to wait another 30 minutes to see if it handles 
> full monitor power down and back.  So at least with KDE I'm closer to 
> resolving that issue :-)
> What I don't like is that the largest screen resolution I can set is 
> 800x600 :-(  How can I get back to 1024x768 that I selected during install?
dpkg-reconfigure xserver-xfree86 -plow 

should help here. Ctrl-alt-<numberpad>+ or ctrl-alt-numberpad- should
cycle you through available resolutions.


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