I am running a Linux server (without xwindows or any kind of GUI), with a modern 22" LCD monitor.
Given the huge size of my monitor, I would like to increase the number of rows and columns on my terminal, how can I go about achieving it?
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This is all system-specific. Different video cards will have different supported modes, and kernel build options can open up or close off video mode options. The subsystem that deals with this is called the kernel framebuffer, so if you're compiling custom kernels, be careful not to remove the support your kernel needs to fully support your video card. Most cards can use the VESA FB driver, but another driver specific to your brand of card might open more options.
Also, beware that some parts of this subsystem use hex numbers, and others decimal. You can do the conversion to decimal, as I've done, or you can say something like