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://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.