[CentOS] Terminal with variable sized font

Sun Jan 9 12:04:47 UTC 2011
Thomas Dickey <dickey at his.com>

On Sun, 9 Jan 2011, JohnS wrote:

> On Sat, 2011-01-08 at 22:18 -0600, Frank Cox wrote:
>> Is there a terminal that allows you to set the rows and columns that you want
>> and then resizes the text instead?  gnome-terminal has a zoom-in and zoom-out
>> function that's close to what I want but it's not "infinite" and works by
>> repeatedly hitting hotkeys, not by changing the window size.
> I don't know about resizing the text but this "gnome-terminal
> --geometry=80x50" will give you a window that size 80 char wide and 50
> lines.  You would need a wrapper script or a Launcher from the gnome
> desktop.
> Ncurses want scale with that but you can Zoom in on it for sure.

ncurses catches SIGWINCH; applications using ncurses may/may not adjust
their layout accordingly.

Thomas E. Dickey