Hi all, I recently installed Stella OS (As I understand it, that's CentOS 6.3 for desktop computers having some programs in newer versions like Firefox, Thunderbird, etc.).
I have a 64 bit i7 computer that has AMD Radeon 7700m and 1920x1080 screen resolution.
I have installed Centos and I have Gnome installed on it. I have very small fonts and icons at many programs. I have changed font size at Appearance Preferences and text size is bigger now. However even at Firefox, or my Java IDE Intellij IDEA, all applications and etc.
There is a new Linux distribution released almost every week, sometimes, even every day. The latest is one called Stella, and the first version is Stella 6.3. Stella is a desktop-focused remix of CentOS, and Stella 6.3 is based on CentOS 6.3. If you are familiar with CentOS, you know that out of the box, [...]
There was a time when Nux, developer of the best CentOS spin for desktops, was game for producing a Stella 7. But looking at the Stella forums today, that doesnt seem likely. No matter, with the Nux 'dextop' repo, you can have a CentOS desktop with most of the packages that are hard to find anywhere else.
The developers behind the Stella Linux operating system have announced last evening, July 30th, that version 6.3 of the Stella distribution is now available for download. Stella 6.3 follows the release of CentOS 6.3, an open source clone of Red Hat's Enterprise Linux operating system, and includes all the cool new stuff found in RHEL 6.3... (read more)
As in the past, I have always preferred larger print in open applications, which were applied In System Settings, I set font sizes to 16, however, now when I open applications the font is always much smaller. Old age is probably taking over, but I remember from past distributions the ability to have applications like Kmail, Dolphin, System Settings, etc. opening in the larger print.