Rodolfo Bandeira

Rodolfo Bandeira

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How to change console linux resolution Ubuntu Server 12.04

Hello everyone,

If you would like to change the console linux resolution, here we have a simple tip to help you. Just remembering, I’m using Ubuntu Server 12.04.

Let’s edit the Grub file located in:


Remove the comment of this line:


Put your resolution there. If you ain’t a graphical card guru, I recommend to use a 800×600 or 1024×768

Reboot and enjoy your new linux cli!

reboot -n


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