[Gllug] Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop console mode

Richard Lewis richardlewis at fastmail.co.uk
Wed Apr 13 09:44:40 UTC 2011

At Tue, 12 Apr 2011 22:56:31 +0100,
t.clarke wrote:
> Is there any way to force the system to use 80x25 in the console 'text'
> screens (1 - 6) ?

Assuming your kernel supports the framebuffer, you can fbterm in a
Linux console. fbterm can use arbitrary fonts and font sizes. See
your man fbterm for details.

Richard Lewis
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Goldsmiths, University of London
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