[MVLUG] Re: MVLUG-list Digest, Vol 53, Issue 35

Joe Pfeiffer joseph at pfeifferfamily.net
Thu Sep 30 23:42:48 MDT 2010


Saturday is InstallFest 2 (Linux Boogaloo).  Both are in SH124 again
(unless otherwise specified, you can expect any MVLUG stuff to be in
SH124).

Note that I don't know of any topic for Monday yet....

Larry Longnecker writes:
>On Thu, 2010-09-30 at 16:01 -0600, Joe Pfeiffer wrote:
>> Saturday, please meet by around 9:00; customers should start arriving
>> around 10:00.
>> 
>   Hi where is the meetings going to Be for Sat, And Monday ?
>Thank you .Larry Longnecker 
>
>
>
>
>> On fonts:  no, I really mean the console.  No xorg, no x86.  Console.
>> (I haven't had a chance to try Samat's suggestion yet).
>> 
>> drc at greeleynet.com writes:
>> >1.  What time and where are the meetings on Saturday and Monday?
>> >
>> >2. Re Joe's query about console font control:
>> >Do you have Xorg?
>> >	This is one convenient way:
>> >	Can you use Konsole from KDE?
>> >		Konsole > Menu > Settings then either > Font ... then a Save option,
>> >		or Configure Konsole.
>> >	There is also a general KDE settings thing where you can set the fonts.
>> >Without Xorg,
>> >	one way for Ubuntu 9.04 and 9.10 at least, apparently you can edit grub's menu.lst
>> >	to reset default font size globally at boot.  You re-set screen resolution 
>> >	[for framebuffer mode] using GRUB_GFXMODE=1024x768 or the like.  See 
>> >	http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1424270
>> >	http://lab.frontseed.com/entry/enable-frambeuffer-ubuntu-karmic-koala-using-grub2
>> >
>> >3.  If someone can bring a pae-capable machine ("pae" in /proc/cpuinfo), I need some help
>> >adapting a pae-only distro (AVlinux) to use a non-pae-capable kernel.  We'll need to take
>> >apart the iso image and add the other kernel and resp. grub reference, then put it back together....  There was interest in how to do that at the last fest.  It's a useful
>> >technique for setting up image files for virtualization, too.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >	
>> >On Tue, 28 Sep 2010 09:39:54 -0600 (MDT)	
>> >mvlug-list-request at mvlug.org wrote:
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>> >> Today's Topics:
>> >> 
>> >>    1. Re: ubuntu 10.10? (Beryl Snyder)
>> >>    2. RE: console font and installfest 2 (Jonathan Lindsey)
>> >>    3. RE: console font and installfest 2 (Joe Pfeiffer)
>> >>    4. Re: console font and installfest 2 (LD 'Gus' Landis)
>> >>    5. RE: console font and installfest 2 (Jonathan Lindsey)
>> >> 
>> >> 
>> >> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
>> >> 
>> >> Message: 1
>> >> Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2010 22:28:02 -0600
>> >> From: Beryl Snyder <lineman60 at gmail.com>
>> >> Subject: Re: [MVLUG] ubuntu 10.10?
>> >> To: mvlug-list at mvlug.org
>> >> Message-ID:
>> >> 	<AANLkTin=K4qwpupRNcjmsQR4D++N6VPuF85zE-2-Wpy3 at mail.gmail.com>
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>> >> 
>> >> Guy's so far nothing special has jumped out at me.
>> >> 
>> >> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 10:38 AM, Beryl Snyder <lineman60 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >> 
>> >> > Installed it last night, I am planning to play with it today. I will let
>> >> > you know, so far it's nothing specal.
>> >> >
>> >> > sent from my droid
>> >> > On Sep 23, 2010 8:41 AM, "Joe Pfeiffer" <joseph at pfeifferfamily.net> wrote:
>> >> > > Samat K Jain writes:
>> >> > >>On Tuesday, September 14, 2010 01:34:09 pm Joe Pfeiffer wrote:
>> >> > >>> Anybody try the new ubuntu beta yet?
>> >> > >>
>> >> > >>Had you looked into this, and find anything interesting?
>> >> > >
>> >> > > No, I just saw that it had been out a while and I hadn't seen any
>> >> > > comment, so I was wondering.
>> >> > >
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>> >> Message: 2
>> >> Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2010 09:25:54 -0500
>> >> From: "Jonathan Lindsey" <jlindsey at 3drc.com>
>> >> Subject: RE: [MVLUG] console font and installfest 2
>> >> To: <mvlug-list at mvlug.org>
>> >> Message-ID: <77025EEEEDB4934DB0F3EBC6601E6A33075306 at apollo.3drc.com>
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>> >> 
>> >> They are not doing a stud class so my horse cannot participate.  I will be able to make it that morning, however prepare for me to be hung over.
>> >> -Jonathan
>> >> 
>> >> -Jonathan Lindsey 
>> >> Network Engineer 
>> >> 3D Research Corporation
>> >> 
>> >> 
>> >> 
>> >> -----Original Message-----
>> >> From: mvlug-list-bounces at mvlug.org on behalf of Michael Simmons
>> >> Sent: Mon 9/27/2010 10:07 PM
>> >> To: jonathanlindsey at vzw.blackberry.net; mvlug-list at mvlug.org
>> >> Subject: Re: [MVLUG] console font and installfest 2
>> >>  
>> >> I can make it if need be.
>> >> 
>> >> Jonathan: Do you still have copies of the Ubuntu VM ?
>> >> 
>> >> cheers,
>> >> Michael
>> >> 
>> >> On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 6:31 PM, Jonathan Lindsey
>> >> <jonathanlindsey at vzw.blackberry.net> wrote:
>> >> > I might but the rodeo is this weekend.
>> >> >
>> >> > -Jonathan Lindsey
>> >> > Network Engineer
>> >> > 3D Research Corporation
>> >> >
>> >> > -----Original Message-----
>> >> > From: Joe Pfeiffer <joseph at pfeifferfamily.net>
>> >> > Sender: mvlug-list-bounces at mvlug.org
>> >> > Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2010 18:05:20
>> >> > To: <mvlug-list at mvlug.org>
>> >> > Reply-To: mvlug-list at mvlug.org
>> >> > Subject: [MVLUG] console font and installfest 2
>> >> >
>> >> > Two things:
>> >> >
>> >> > How does one set the console font on an Ubuntu system? _Yes, I would
>> >> > really like to use console for something I'm doing, and the default
>> >> > font is smaller than I would like (it's for running the LCCT sound
>> >> > system on my laptop for the next show).
>> >> >
>> >> > Heather's students are agreeing that they'd like a second chance
>> >> > InstallFest this Saturday (October 2). _Who all can come help?
>> >> >
>> >> > _______________________________________________
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>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> 
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>> >> Message: 3
>> >> Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2010 08:58:39 -0600
>> >> From: Joe Pfeiffer <joseph at pfeifferfamily.net>
>> >> Subject: RE: [MVLUG] console font and installfest 2
>> >> To: mvlug-list at mvlug.org
>> >> Message-ID: <19618.671.589219.440432 at snowball.wb.pfeifferfamily.net>
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>> >> 
>> >> OK, sounds like there will be at least three of us, so I'll tell
>> >> Heather we're "go" for Saturday at 10:00.  Don, can I get the access
>> >> point from you?  Jonathan, can you add Guest Additions to your VM CD?
>> >> 
>> >> 
>> >> 
>> >> ------------------------------
>> >> 
>> >> Message: 4
>> >> Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2010 09:07:20 -0600
>> >> From: "LD 'Gus' Landis" <ldlandis at gmail.com>
>> >> Subject: Re: [MVLUG] console font and installfest 2
>> >> To: mvlug-list at mvlug.org
>> >> Message-ID:
>> >> 	<AANLkTimRc10eeqymh+z93rYivTQxFpXr-C7KFffToym9 at mail.gmail.com>
>> >> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=ISO-8859-1
>> >> 
>> >> Hi,
>> >> 
>> >>   I think that there have been some recent kernel changes that have
>> >>   modified the way this works (since the past 10-19 years)...  Something
>> >>   about changes in they way the frame buffer is implemented, etc... So
>> >>   getting even 24x80 was a problem for me last time I tried (yeah, nice'n'BIG!).
>> >> 
>> >>   I didn't chase it... but if you are successful with getting a recent Linux
>> >>   console (vt) to behave "old style"... the tip(s) would be appreciated by me.
>> >>   TIA!
>> >> 
>> >> Cheers,
>> >>   --ldl
>> >> 
>> >> On Mon, Sep 27, 2010 at 9:22 PM, Joe Pfeiffer <joseph at pfeifferfamily.net> wrote:
>> >> > Yep, I do mean the real live console. _Thanks, I'll try it.
>> >> >
>> >> > Samat K Jain writes:
>> >> >>On Monday, September 27, 2010 06:05:20 pm Joe Pfeiffer wrote:
>> >> >>> How does one set the console font on an Ubuntu system? _Yes, I would
>> >> >>> really like to use console for something I'm doing, and the default
>> >> >>> font is smaller than I would like (it's for running the LCCT sound
>> >> >>> system on my laptop for the next show).
>> >> >>
>> >> >>I'm assuming you mean the actual console, the one before X starts. AFAIK it's
>> >> >>
>> >> >> _sudo dpkg-reconfigure console-setup
>> >> >>
>> >> >>This is the Debian-preferred way of doing it; it's worked on Ubuntu in the
>> >> >>past but I haven't tried recently.
>> >> >>
>> >> >>--
>> >> >>Samat K Jain <http://samat.org/> | GPG: 0x4A456FBA
>> >> >>
>> >> >>Ginsberg's Theorem:
>> >> >>(1) You can't win.
>> >> >>(2) You can't break even.
>> >> >>(3) You can't even quit the game.
>> >> >>-- None (478)
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>> >> 
>> >> 
>> >> -- 
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>> >> 
>> >> ------------------------------
>> >> 
>> >> Message: 5
>> >> Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2010 10:39:13 -0500
>> >> From: "Jonathan Lindsey" <jlindsey at 3drc.com>
>> >> Subject: RE: [MVLUG] console font and installfest 2
>> >> To: <mvlug-list at mvlug.org>
>> >> Message-ID: <77025EEEEDB4934DB0F3EBC6601E6A33075307 at apollo.3drc.com>
>> >> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>> >> 
>> >> Guest additions were added shortly after the install fest.  I'll make sure it's updated.  I'll bring my 2950T.  How many people are we expecting?
>> >> 
>> >> -Jonathan Lindsey 
>> >> Network Engineer 
>> >> 3D Research Corporation
>> >> 
>> >> 
>> >> 
>> >> -----Original Message-----
>> >> From: mvlug-list-bounces at mvlug.org on behalf of Joe Pfeiffer
>> >> Sent: Tue 9/28/2010 8:58 AM
>> >> To: mvlug-list at mvlug.org
>> >> Subject: RE: [MVLUG] console font and installfest 2
>> >>  
>> >> OK, sounds like there will be at least three of us, so I'll tell
>> >> Heather we're "go" for Saturday at 10:00.  Don, can I get the access
>> >> point from you?  Jonathan, can you add Guest Additions to your VM CD?
>> >> 
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