[kde-linux] KDE 4. Trying to get it working like I need it to.

david gnome at hawaii.rr.com
Tue Nov 17 07:43:23 UTC 2009

Dale wrote:
> david wrote:
>> Duncan wrote:
>>> Dale posted on Sun, 15 Nov 2009 13:30:24 -0600 as excerpted:
>>>> Only problem with this is that I need new glasses.  If I get to high a
>>>> resolution or to small of a font, I can't read them to well.  Sort of
>>>> got to find a balance point there somewhere.
>> My boss found his balance point: he runs his twin 17" 
>> 1280x1024-native-rez LCDs at 800x600 ...
>>> Yeah, I know the feeling.  I normally wear contacts.  When I have an eye 
>>> irritation or something and switch to glasses, I have to either sit much 
>>> closer or change font size or resolution, as I simply can't see as well.  
>>> But the eye doctor said I was 20/20 with my glasses and the contacts are 
>>> *MUCH* better, so I think I must have better-than-20/20, likely 20/15 or 
>>> better, with contacts.  Don't even /think/ about uncorrected, tho!  I'd 
>>> have to sit about 10 cm (4 inches) from the screen!  The high correction 
>>> (worse than -11 diopters) is also why lasik's not an option.
> LOL  I'm at 640 x 350.  I can read it pretty good tho.

I used to do graphic work on a 15" monitor running at 1600x1200 - IBM 
used to make some great pro monitors ...

> I'm hoping for another KDE 4 update pretty soon.  It's about that time. 

I'm waiting for KDE 4.5, then will probably have to go back to 3.5 
anyway. I don't have anything close to contemporary video hardware 
around here, and I doubt that 4.5's flashy fancy eye candy will be very 
workable on any of the machines here ...

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