Re: gnome-terminal

On Tue, 2002-09-17 at 21:47, jean-michel deleu wrote:
> I don't run the gnome-desktop because i find it too ressource-
> hungry (cpu=180Mhz), i use fluxbox & tkdesk. But i do use certain gnome
> apps.
> Whenever i start gnome-terminal or launch any application that
> opens in one (such as aumix, mutt, top et al) it opens in a size ~1280 X
> ~ 200 (this on a 1024 X 768 desktop).I know i can use a command-line
> argument to have it open in a smaller size but it seems a little silly
> to open a terminal to type in instructions to open another terminal.
> Anyway what follows remains true whatever the terminal size.
> The prompt is ok, but everything typed gets  s  t  r  e  t  c  h  e  d
> o  u  t even when resized using the mouse (trackball actually) on the
> window's corner and the command doesn't get processed.
> The start of the typing doesn't start right after the prompt but at the
> "Help" level of the menu bar around 15 characters to the right of the
> prompt. It's as though there were "invisible" characters between the 
> prompt and the cursor.
> I can't seem to find the right configuration file for it, neither
> ~/.gnome or the gnome control panel give any joy.
> A Google search comes up with similar questions (about size, not the
> space between the prompt and the actual entry) but no answers.
> Could someone please point the way to the appropriate config file
> or tell me how to solve this. TIA
> Standard woody ppc install from the "official" debian cd
> linux neophyte

you need to adjust your font and size - if I remember right it is under
the edit menu

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