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Old 11-09-2003, 01:54 PM   #1
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Bigger console???

I'm tired of seeing 25 lines of a text file, and I've tried searching alot, but I've been unable to make the console bigger, IE 50 lines... Can anyone tell me how to do this? (I know I'm stupid...) Thanks in advance...
Old 11-09-2003, 02:02 PM   #2
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You mean the actual console? (Because xterms also tend to be, well, 24, in their case but that's *easy* to fix. *g*) I think you have to have framebuffer enabled and add a vga=n line in lilo.conf. I have vga=773, which gives me 1024x768, and about 48 lines with my console font. I think there's a way to change it without fb, but I don't know it.


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