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Background:

OS:ubuntu 12.04

Display: two, one is laptop, and another is a extended monitor, which is bigger.

Problem:

Open a gnome-terminal in the bigger display, and log on the remote Linux server using ssh.

Then open vim and code. But after I drag the terminal to the laptop monitor, 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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It should resize automatically. Did you try <C-l>? –  romainl Mar 8 '13 at 9:21
    
Yes, pressing <C-l> is useless. –  zhanglistar Mar 8 '13 at 9:31
    
What's the output of $ echo $TERM locally and on the server? –  romainl Mar 8 '13 at 9:47
    
local is xterm. –  zhanglistar Mar 8 '13 at 13:58
    
and the server is xterm too. –  zhanglistar Mar 9 '13 at 2:41

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