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I use the "Terminal" app. for SSH'ing to my Ubuntu VPS. The problem I have is that the width/size of the remote terminal doesn't fill my Terminal app. window, only part.

How can I make it fill the entire Terminal area?

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What is you terminal application ? running on what OS ?

Perhaps what you are looking for is:

eval $(resize)
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yes, OS X Terminal app, but i think it depends on remote machine, cause i use few vps's and only with this one i have this issue. – Dmitry Belitsky Nov 25 '09 at 23:23
Your comment helps me a lot, i found that i need xterm package, after installing it everything works fine. Thanks. – Dmitry Belitsky Nov 26 '09 at 0:01

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