Re: Very slim Desktop Manager
Douglas A. Tutty <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 04:22:16PM +0100, NN_il_Confusionario wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 03:36:15PM +0100, Jochen Schulz wrote:
> > > Did you try terminus? It's available as console and X11 font and last
> > > time I tried it looked equally well in both modes.
> > yes, since their first apparence in debian stable. I agree that they
> > look very similar in X and in console (the difference is only due to
> > resolution, refresh rate, brightness and contrast, I suppose).
> > But unfortunately my eyes disagree about the "well" part.
> For console/term apps on X, I use mrxvt and here is my .mrxvtrc:
> Mrxvt.xft: true
> Mrxvt.xftAntialias: true
> Mrxvt.xftAutoHint: true
> #Mrxvt.xftFont: bitstream vera sans mono
> Mrxvt.xftFont: dejavu sans mono
> Mrxvt.xftWeight: medium
> Mrxvt.xftWidth: normal
> Mrxvt.xftSize: 12
> Mrxvt.background: #F6E7CF
> Mrxvt.showMenu: true
> so on my screen (1600x1200 @ 75 Hz), I use 12-pt dejavu sans mono
I believe that's my resolution (19" (inside, diagonal) IBM P200).
> However, 95% of what I do, I do from non-X console. In fact, I can do
> 95% of what I do on any slow computer on which I can install
Just to help the OP, I do most of what I do in X, but most of what I
do is text based apps (mutt, slrn, bash, perl, emacs, ...) and these
are my mrxvt entries in .Xresources (instead of ~/.mrx*):
> Often, I access one of my computers from a real DEC VT220 (white on
My first (programming job) employer sat me down to an orange on black
gas plasma version of that. I should sue.
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