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I have a Mythbuntu media center set up being displayed on a 42" screen. I have chromium as the browser, and you cannot browse from the couch because the address bar as the icons are very small. Does anyone know of a web browser that works in Ubuntu that is designed for a large display? Thanks.

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Set up Firefox to use Bigger Icons. Chrome/Chromium doesn't allow to Customize the Toolbar. –  Uri Herrera Apr 2 '12 at 0:55
    
try also epiphany or even konqueror –  user49523 Apr 2 '12 at 0:58
    
I'll try both of those, once I get an active internet connection to the device. Currently trying to get Kaffine to work with the system font size, as everything is all tiny. –  William Apr 2 '12 at 1:11
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What is the reasoning behind the downvote? It is a perfectly legitimate question. –  William Apr 2 '12 at 15:48
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If I remember well, Mythbuntu uses GNOME desktop. You can install gnome-tweak-tool from repo which enables you to scale text. May be useful for you, I use it to scale down text on netbook.

Be aware: in Chrome/Chromium it works on bars, but NOT content.

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Nope, Mythbuntu uses XFCE. I already used the dedicated XFCE settings application and changed the font size. However, chromium does not allow me to change the toolbar, as stated in a comment above. So I'll have to try an alternative browser. –  William Apr 2 '12 at 1:19
    
Maybe try this: link. This is a text on how to change DPI in XFCE. –  Michał Warecki Apr 2 '12 at 1:22
    
Already changed it. Been there, done that. It's just that chromium is ignoring the changes. –  William Apr 2 '12 at 1:25
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