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How to change the width of remote serial console? [duplicate]

I followed this tutorial and now I'm able to connect to serial line. Now I want to change the width of terminal. How can I do this by using screen or minicom or something else?
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tty not resizing properly [duplicate]

I'm running an embedded poky linux (linux-yocto v3.13) on a beagleboard. However, I'm having trouble when logging in over a serial using PuTTY: the terminal does not resize at all. Usually, the ...
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Screen/Minicom multiline problem [duplicate]

I'm managing with some boards like Arduino/UDOO etc. but I always face an annoying problem with minicom or screen. If i type a long command, for example: sudo /sbin/wpa_supplicant -s -B -P /run/...
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Getting console width using a bash script

I'm encountering an issue where I am trying to get the size of a terminal by using scripts. Normally I would use the command tput cols inside the console, however I want to be able to accomplish this ...
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STTY: How can I set rows/columns to its supported maximum?

I would like some 83(cols)x40(rows) size on my TTY, so: xubuntu@xubuntu:~$ stty size 30 90 xubuntu@xubuntu:~$ stty cols 83 rows 40 stty: standard input: Invalid argument xubuntu@xubuntu:~$ stty size ...
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How to change (increase) number of lines in screen?

Connecting from Windows to Linux (CentOS 5.4) using PuTTY. Console set at 140col 60 lines. Not much else changed from default. Connection is via serial cable to the box. On Linux, installed and ...
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resize putty window to default

I want to resize a PuTTY window to its default (e.g. 32x120). Typically I enlarge the window with the mouse in one dimension. Afterward I want to resize it to its “default” again. Of course I can ...
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Naive line-by-line comparison like “comm -3” but looking like “diff -y”

I am looking from something which gives me an output of comm -3 on two sorted outputs (line-by-line comparison, only additional/missing lines from either side) but which looks more like the output ...
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Why remote console doesn't use the whole terminal size

I have Linux mint 18, the remote machine have Ubuntu 16.04. When I setup remote session via ssh sometimes it is broken: As you can see it is restricted by 80x40, but I expect it should take full ...
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GNU Screen & Serial console: how to automatically set correct window height? [duplicate]

I have this recurring problem when I use screen with a USB-TTL cable to connect to a serial console (embedded linux device.) I can't seem to configure screen to handle my terminal height correctly. ...