Fedora install support for netbooks -- small screen size

François Cami fcami at fedoraproject.org
Sat Jan 9 16:54:55 UTC 2010

On Fri, 8 Jan 2010 08:36:05 +0000
Peter Robinson <pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 6, 2010 at 5:04 PM, Adam Jackson <ajax at redhat.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2010-01-06 at 11:11 -0500, Fulko Hew wrote:
> >
> >> I had a rant on the list about  an equivalent issue a few months ago.
> >> As far as I'm concerned either developers should never assume fixed
> >> window sizes, or
> >> something/somewhere should auto-enable scroll bars if the requested
> >> window can't fit on
> >> the provided screen size.  I think this would be easier to implement
> >> than auto-enabled vitrtual screen sizes.
> >
> > So that 64x64 screen on your cell phone should be a reasonable target
> > then, yes?
> No, but then there's a lot of smart phones/mids/media players moving
> to the 800x480 res screens with 1Ghz+ processors now and while I see
> other alternatives rather than doing a traditional install on these
> sort of devices (liveinst from a livecd? dd of an image directly?
> something else I've missed entirely)

Install via kickstart?
Sure, this is not what most end-users would do, but it is not that


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