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Re: [vox-tech] conditional .gtkrc-2.0

On 2004.04.29 20:43, Dave Margolis wrote:

I like that idea. I'm going to need to:
1. test and see if .gtkrc-2.0 exists, if so remove it
2. determine which host i'm logged in from
3. create a symlink from the correct file to .gtkrc-2.0

Here's a dumb question: What environment variable or program tells me where I'm logged in from?

[bloom@kabloom ~]$ who am i
bloom    pts/12       Apr 29 23:25 (pc12.cs.ucdavis.edu)

If you're logged in locally, there will be no field with parentheses.
You can try awk, cut, or sed tricks to narrow down the line of text.

note that this is different from
[bloom@kabloom ~]$ whoami

Mark K. Kim wrote:

Create two different files, .gtkrc-2.0-laptop and .gtkrc-2.0-desktop, and
at login, using a script, determine which computer you're connecting from
and make a symlink to .gtkrc-2.0 from the appropriate file! It's like


On Thu, 29 Apr 2004, Dave Margolis wrote:


I generally run gaim via ssh -X from my computer at home on my computer
at work. This works just spiffily except the fonts show up quite a bit
smaller on my laptop (12" 1024x768) then the do on my actual box at home
(15" 1024x768).

I tried adding the following to .gtkrc-2.0 to increase the font size:

gtk-font-name = "Lucida Grande 14"

This looks great on the little laptop screen, but HUGE on the desktop
screen. It also messes with proportions of the fonts in Mozilla on the
desktop machine.

Question is this: how can I specify that font declaration just for gaim,
or better yet, just for gaim when it's running over a remote X session?

Dave M.

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