Get size of terminal

resize
See the cols and lines and make sure the console it correctly configured for the screen size.
Sample Output
hendry@i7 ~$ resize
COLUMNS=208;
LINES=73;
export COLUMNS LINES;

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By: hendry
2010-05-08 10:03:24

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What Others Think

The manpage seems to suggest this command is available for a number of shells.
kaedenn · 423 weeks and 2 days ago
Ah `resize` comes with xterm, OK.
datruche · 128 weeks and 6 days ago

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