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CPU & Memory How to change the window size of Linux console in VMware?

The console's window size in VMware is too small. How can I change it?

I mean changing the window size of pseudo terminals such as tty1, not the kde desktop.

I think it may be connected to resolution.But changing resolution in the menu.lst of grub doesn't work.

Any ideas?
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Are you talking about the guest O/S window ? If so you set this when you run "vmware-config-tools.pl". Re-run this script on the guest and you should be asked the resolution again.
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Thank you for your reply.

Yes, I am talking about guest OS window. Running the script 'vmware-config-tools.pl' will only affect the GUI interface like a KDE desktop.The window of command line console entered by pressing "CTRL-ALT-F1' will not change.
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Ah right. You have to change the linux virtual console size.
For example here or here
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Thanks, I'll check it out.
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