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This will change the font to yellow:

echo -e "\E[1;33m"

How exactly can I make it bold and increase the font size, whilst keeping the yellowness?

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font size is not dependent upon bash but it is dependent upon the terminal – sigmavirus24 Jan 15 '13 at 17:16
You can use ANSI escapes (or tput) for bold just like for color: Either way, don't forget to reset the output when you're done. – Telemachus Jan 15 '13 at 17:19

If you are on a console you can try changing the consoles resolution with vidcontrol (for BSD) or playing with the framebuffer settings (for GNU/Linux).

If you are using X then use control - middle mouse button to click on the window and select another size. (Usually you will get a list with tiny/small/medium/large/huge as a choice).

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