how to change scrolling distance in tty terms

Brian McKee brian.mckee at
Sun Oct 5 02:35:07 UTC 2008

On Sat, Oct 4, 2008 at 1:55 PM, Joe Burgess <joemburgess at> wrote:
> really, that is the only way?  but doesn't decreasing the size of the
> term just to make the scrolling ability greater do actually nothing.
> increase in scrolling but decrease in size means that there is no net
> change.

It's not linear.  1024x768x24 colours = lots of lots of pixels.   Yes,
at a lower resolution you get fewer characters per screen, but the
pixel count drops a lot faster than the character count.


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