FIXED! -- Re: Fedora install support for netbooks -- small screen size

Robert Moskowitz rgm at
Thu Jan 13 00:32:42 UTC 2011

On 01/12/2011 02:10 PM, mike cloaked wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 7:04 PM, Robert Moskowitz<rgm at>  wrote:
>> I just installed F14 on my Asus 701ee and ALL the screens I encountered
>> during the installation fit nicely on the 800x480 screen size.
>> I would like to thank the developers that decided this was worth doing.
>> I will note, however, that you missed the 'Create User' and 'Date and
>> Time' dialogs of the post installation process, they are the only ones
>> of the post installation process I encountered that did not fit on
>> 800x480 and I had to 'guess' that Alt-F would move me Forward or Finish.
> A useful hint is also that often on a netbook I find that Alt-left
> button/hold then use the touchpad to slide will move a window up
> beyond the top of the desktop limit. Or Alt-Left button/hold on an
> attached mouse and drag up achieves the same - and you can then access
> the bottom of the popup window for the dialog which includes access to
> the button to close the dialog.

I use that for dialog windows too.  But is 'Create User' a dialog window 
that you can move?  I will have to wait until the next install on a 
netbook I do  :)

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