TTY Resolution in Xubuntu 9.10

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Published on 2010-04-01T05:03:43Z Indexed on 2010/04/01 5:13 UTC
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I've exhausted my ability to search through Google for this, so I'm giving it a go here.

What I'm trying to do is increase the resolution (or decrease the font size) in the TTY terminals. Xubuntu 9.10 uses GRUB2, and everywhere I can find directs me to edit the


File in order to add vga=XXX to the GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX value, and this simply doesn't work. Out of endless fiddling with the file, nothing ever seems to change.

On my Netbook running an earlier version, I had success with this command

dpkg-reconfigure console-setup

But once again it yields no change.

Got any ideas?

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