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Old 02-12-2013, 07:42 AM   #1
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How to change the window size of Linux console in VMware?


The console's window size in VMware is too small. How can I change it?
 
Old 02-12-2013, 08:37 AM   #2
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If you just want to increase size of VMware screen, you can switch to different views available in VMware menu (see attached screenshot).
You can then use CTRL+ALT to release cursor, and ALT+TAB to switch between windows.
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Old 02-12-2013, 08:49 AM   #3
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If you just want to increase size of VMware screen, you can switch to different views available in VMware menu (see attached screenshot).
You can then use CTRL+ALT to release cursor, and ALT+TAB to switch between windows.
Thanks for the answer. Now I find the solusion: I have to install some VMwaer tools first.
 
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The console's window size in VMware is too small. How can I change it?
Reboot the VM, enter GRUB menu, edit current configuration and add " vga=791" at the end of the "kernel" line. "vga=791" means 1024x768@16 bit console, see documentation for other values.
 
  


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