konsole font size and colour ?

Ken Stevenson ken at abbott.allenmyland.com
Thu Jan 19 19:50:59 PST 2006

On Tue, Jan 17, 2006 at 07:14:49AM -0800, Micah wrote:
> Mehmet Fatih AKBULUT wrote:
> >hi all,
> >how can i resize konsole' font size and change its colour to green ?
> >the default size is so huge, and only a few lines can be seen on the 
> >screen.
> >help please,
> >thanks in advance,
> >regards,
> >bye.
> >[for debian i can edit /boot/grub/menu.lst but dont know what to do for
> >freebsd.]
> Not sure what your asking because Konsole (a KDE terminal emulator) and 
> GRUB (a boot loader) have little in common.
> For Konsole, everything you need to change the size is under the 
> "Settings" menu, specifically "font" and "size." To get it to stick, use 
> "save as default". Preset colors schemes can be set via "schema" and can 
> be customized via "configure konsole"
> I've never run into a GRUB option that allows you to change it's size. 
> You'll still edit menu.lst, but it's located wherever you installed GRUB.
> HTH,
> Micah

I haven't done this for a while, but here's what I have on my system:

In your kernel configuration:

options VESA

In rc.conf :


Ken Stevenson
Allen-Myland Inc.

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