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



On Wed, 2010-01-06 at 10:24 -0500, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> I am doing another FC12 install on my ASUS 701ee.  This is a test 
> system, and I end up installing every month or so.
> 
> Of course with the small screen size, I end up pressing <cntl-N> a lot, 
> as I cannot see the Next button.  And on some screens I just miss some 
> options, like getting to customize the install packages.  I am always 
> forgetting the key combo to turn that check box on.
> 
> Is there some way to either get the ability to pan the screen around or 
> scroll the screen so that on Netbooks that SHOULD be a popular install 
> platform for Fedora, can have workable installation?

To be fair, the installer _is_ workable on almost all netbooks. The 701
has an extremely small low-resolution screen. No-one makes netbooks that
small any more, not even Asus. Probably scrollbars on anaconda could
work around this, but that may not be simple to implement.
-- 
Adam Williamson
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