Terminal window

Basil Chupin blchupin at iinet.net.au
Fri Apr 16 13:12:36 UTC 2010

On 16/04/10 22:34, Liam Proven wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 1:22 PM, Basil Chupin<blchupin at iinet.net.au>  wrote:

> It's normal behaviour for Linux. The virtual consoles are in VGA text
> mode, normally. Ubuntu has always done this along with all Linuxes.

Nope, not normal mode with all Linuxes. I come from openSUSE and this 
does not happen there. The font is equivalent to size 10 of the DeJavu 
Sans Mono font. A line of output from, say, ps aux is fully readable 
across the screen.

> You can pass parameters in GRUB to set the console to a particular
> screen mode, but if you set it to the native resolution of the
> monitor, the text will get *very* small. Generally the font remains
> 9x9 pixels or whatever and you just get more columns.

With this new grub2 setup, where do you set this parameter, any idea?


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