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Huge text on screen and userguide missing

Postby Anderserika on Wed Mar 12, 2008 11:02 am

I downloaded Linux Mint on my Apple IBook G4. Burned a CD and installed on a Compac(Pentium 4) . When i press the helpbutton a text appears "can not find userguide/userguide.xml ". Finally, I have changed textsize to 6 and resolution to 800x600 but my screen is still to small. Is this possible to solve?
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Re: Huge text on screen and userguide missing

Postby Husse on Wed Mar 12, 2008 5:59 pm

Yes - unfortunately some helpfiles were excluded and there was never a nice solution to remedy that (lack of space on the CD)
A 12 inch lcd and 800x600 seems OK to me - do you want to go down even further and have no option for that? I'm not quite sure I understand you...
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Re: Huge text on screen and userguide missing

Postby Fred on Thu Mar 13, 2008 5:46 am

Anderserika,

Which is it? Is the text too small or too large? If the text is too small use a higher point number for the font, like 10 or 12. If it is too large and you already have it at point size 6, change your resolution to 1024X 768.

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Re: Huge text on screen and userguide missing

Postby Anderserika on Thu Mar 13, 2008 6:01 am

Husse wrote:Yes - unfortunately some helpfiles were excluded and there was never a nice solution to remedy that (lack of space on the CD)
A 12 inch lcd and 800x600 seems OK to me - do you want to go down even further and have no option for that? I'm not quite sure I understand you...

Thanks. The screenproblem was easily solved with "proprietary drivers" . I now run 1280X1024. So, was my CD (700MB) to small when i downloaded Linux Mint? Is that the reason why the helpfiles are missing?
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Re: Huge text on screen and userguide missing

Postby Husse on Thu Mar 13, 2008 9:23 am

No no - if you downloaded an ISO that was to small it would not get you installed :)
When we (read Clem) made the ISO he had to kick out some files to make space for all the Mint goodies
In the next edition we will probably either kick out all help and ask the user if he/she wants to install it or include help, but then it'll be a DVD and we don't really want that...
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