Terminal Display Size?

Jan Christian Meyer Jan.Christian.Meyer at idi.ntnu.no
Fri Sep 10 05:19:28 PDT 2004

> [...] I now have a wide screen display,  What tool 
> can be used to change the number of characters wide and the number
> of lines high the terminal will display?

Run 'man vidcontrol', be enlightened.

> Is there also a way to have this new setting to be the default
> terminal display for all virtual terminals also (i.e. alt+F2 ...).

The allscreens_flags variable in /etc/rc.conf sets this.

  -Jan Christian

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