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Bug 47146 - GUI installer not full-screen - needs background
GUI installer not full-screen - needs background
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-07-03 11:49 EDT by Wade Minter
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:34 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-07-09 12:27:59 EDT
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Description Wade Minter 2001-07-03 11:49:19 EDT
Description of Problem:
Installing on a Compaq Armada M700 laptop with a 1024x768 LCD display. 
Anaconda is only using what appears to be 800x600 of the screen, leaving
the plan grey X background visible around the edges.

Expected Results:
Installer should either force 800x600 mode, or install in 1024x768
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2001-07-05 11:47:26 EDT
We only support 640x480 and 800x600 due to some of the graphical elements (like
the border at the top) which are dependent on the display size. We don't want to
package all possible sizes.

We can make the background more appealling to look at however.
Comment 2 Brent Fox 2001-07-05 14:54:15 EDT
I talked to the labs guys and they said that this is not easily possible from
within Python.  They said the easiest way is to bundle xsetroot and then call it
from Python.
Comment 3 Brent Fox 2001-07-09 12:27:55 EDT
Done in cvs.

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