Ubuntu Set 60-line in full-screen terminal (and boot)?

Is there a way to tell Ubuntu to use 60-line mode when a terminal is running full-screen, instead of the default 25-line mode?

I'd like to have the same effect when booting also, if possible. Can this be done?

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Ubuntu Pasting Command Line Code in Terminal

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Ubuntu grub command line when trying to boot 11.04

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Ubuntu How to start grub screen at boot

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Ubuntu exits back to login screen after boot

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Ubuntu to boots to black screen terminal

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Ubuntu Stuck on UNetbooin 'Default' screen on boot:

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Ubuntu Vertical purple line on screen

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Ubuntu ATI propriatary driver locks screen during boot.

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Ubuntu Weird Sounds and Distorted Screen Upon Boot

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Ubuntu Dell C600 Video split screen on boot.

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Ubuntu No splash or login screen during boot

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Ubuntu Dell Studio 15, blank screen on boot...

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Ubuntu Changing commmand line interface screen resolution

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