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Re: [yast-devel] how to determine GUI versus ncurses mode via YCP
  • From: Lukas Ocilka <lukas.ocilka@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2008 13:06:04 +0100
  • Message-id: <47EA3C2C.4000507@xxxxxxx>
Olaf Dabrunz napsal(a):
On 25-Mar-08, Martin Vidner wrote:
On Tue, Mar 25, 2008 at 10:56:37AM -0400, Patrick Shanahan wrote:
* Johannes Meixner <jsmeix@xxxxxxx> [03-25-08 10:50]:
If it runs in text-only mode, how can I determine its current
screen size (i.e. how many lines and characters per line)?

bash has env vars, $LINES and $COLUMNS, that will give screen size.
The variables are there, but they are not exported:

$ echo $LINES,$COLUMNS; env | grep LINES; env | grep COLUMNS

Using "stty size" sounds better to me. Maybe sh@ knows a wrapper for
this in YaST.

Use our documentation, please :)



Lukas Ocilka, YaST Developer (xn--luk-gla45d)
Ano, ano. Moudry rozkaz. Sam jsem nemel v tech gratulacich jasno.

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