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Re: KDE 4.2 FIREFOX Font size problem



On Wed, 2009-02-18 at 08:24 -0600, Rex Dieter wrote:
> Peter Malcolm Croft Price wrote:
> 
> 
> > Whilst setting up KDE ,mostly making font sizes bigger because my
> > eyesight is bad, have I done something to Firefox and if so where in
> > system settings will I find the adjustment?
> > Now its back to Gnome (no great hardship but not my preference) where
> > Firefox remains exactly as I want it and usable.
> 
> yum install xsettings-kde
> 
> In short, gtk-based apps don't initialize/use their gconf-based prefs unless
> gnome-settins-daemon is running, which only happens in a gnome desktop,
> grr(!).  So xsettings-kde is a sort of compatibility bridge, offering those
> same services to gtk apps on a kde environment, so that they respect kde
> preferences, like fonts.

Fascinating. I'd never heard of this and I've been using KDE for years.
Shouldn't it be part of the standard KDE Group (at least on Fedora)
given the number of Gnome apps people are likely to use, such as, oh I
don't know ... Firefox?

poc


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