Some people put things like "export TERM=urxvt-256colors" in their .bashrc - that can lead to the sort of issues you are seeing...
on 01/27/2013 – Made popular on 01/27/2013
angelfalls wrote:jasonwryan wrote:It's how the terminal calculates rows and columns relative to the font size. Google urxvt and hints for the details...am searching around but i don't really catch your help. can you show me in more detail?http://lmgtfy.com/?q=urxvt+hints