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Old 01-31-2007, 06:06 AM   #1
arroquant
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Question how to resize the xterm/terminal??


hi all.

from the "resize" manual page, i've followed the instruction:
resize -s [row col]

i typed
Code:
resize -s 37 150
but then my system waits for input (?). when i press enter, the system said "Unknown character, exiting".


does anyone know the solution about how to resize the terminal screen??

thanks in advance
 
Old 01-31-2007, 11:37 AM   #2
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Did you press enter to complete the command after the '0', or something else? If something else, I expect that was the cause of the "Unknown character" message as it wasn't a number.
 
Old 02-08-2007, 05:09 AM   #3
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Did you press enter to complete the command after the '0', or something else? If something else, I expect that was the cause of the "Unknown character" message as it wasn't a number.
i did press every key in my keyboard and the system always wont read it as an input. always shows "unknown output" in every key i pressed.

 
Old 02-08-2007, 06:22 AM   #4
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from man page :

-s [rows columns]
This option indicates that Sun console escape
sequences will be used instead of the VT100-style
xterm escape codes.

So it's normal that it wont work

To resize an xterm, why don't you drap on the xterm window ? Does it have to be run by a script ??
 
Old 02-15-2007, 12:20 PM   #5
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from man page :

-s [rows columns]
This option indicates that Sun console escape
sequences will be used instead of the VT100-style
xterm escape codes.

So it's normal that it wont work

To resize an xterm, why don't you drap on the xterm window ? Does it have to be run by a script ??
hmmm, i dont understand much about console types...

drap? sorry, what is "drap" means?? sorry man im bad at english


yeah i think the console is run from a script, i've found the script (i think ), typed there it was made by the MIT guy (miguel something). but it's so damn hard to read&understand :lol:.

i try changing a section, but then my console screen goes messed up. it looks like a document file which doesnt well-indented.

up until now i have to cope with the big font of my console screen :lol:


thanks for caring
 
  


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