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Tux Machines (TM)-specific
If you run Ubuntu on a laptop or other LCD monitor, ever wanted to get the console font perfect?
enter the console or open a terminal window and enter;
sudo nano /boot/grub/menu.lst
Now in there should be a line, # defoptions=quiet splash
add one of the corresponded lines appropriate for the resolution you prefer or require.