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Hi I have Mandrake 9.2 installed on a Dell Latitude Notebook.
I have not installed a GUI, and am working from the terminal/console (could some one explain the correct terminology used?).
I would like to find out how I can configure the resolution of the terminal screen (and if possible additional aspects such as Fonts for example). At present the display area is smaller than the notebook monitor (i.e. I have a border).
Is it possible to change the resolution to fit the screen i.e. 1027 x 768?
I also I am using Vim to code php, in the previous installation (that included KDE and was basically a default installation) Vim had colour highlighting. I don't have that in this limited installation. Do I need to install additional packages for Vim? I have colour text in terminal.
I have searched Google and this site for answers to these questions, but I am perhaps don't know the correct terminology of words used and have had fruitless searches.
Any help or pointers to man pages would be greatly appreciated.