changing settings: scrollbars, tap click, splash, login noise, ...

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at
Sun Jul 13 19:17:20 CEST 2008

Am Sonntag 13 Juli 2008 17:10:00 schrieb arne anka:
> hi,
> i'd like to change the above things to more sensible defaults (for me).
> - the scrollbars are far to big -- where can one change width (for
> up/down) and height (left/right)?

In the gtk theme @ /usr/share/openmoko/themes/...

> - lowering the volume of the tap clicks -- asl already mentioned, with
> headphones they're piercing the eardrum and when in public it annoys other
> people

Either changing the stereoout alsa scenario or changing the sound 
in /usr/share/openmoko/sounds

> - disabling the splashscreen

opkg remove psplash

> - disabling the noise the fr makes when starting X

remove the startup sample loaded in /etc/pulse/session or change it 
in /usr/share/openmoko/sounds

> - setting default fontsize for the terminal -- it always starts up 2x too
> big and i need to scale it down

Impossible atm. Patches welcome. We should read this from gconf.

> on a related note:
> - where do i find syslog/kern.log? -- booting shows some crc errors and
> others too and i'd like to have a look at the logs, not sure if dmesg
> shows everything

logread or, for a life log, logread -f


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