On Mon, Jan 03, 2011 at 08:48:21AM -0500, Chris Jones wrote: > On Mon, Jan 03, 2011 at 06:01:58AM EST, Roger Leigh wrote: > > On Mon, Jan 03, 2011 at 01:13:39AM +0000, Phil Requirements wrote: > > > On 2011-01-02 14:23:55 -0500, Thomas H. George wrote: > > > > Some characters are not displayed correctly on my monitor. The command > > > > consolechars -d used to correct this problem but now it is unknown. > > > > > > > > Now the command is gone and apt-cache search consolechars returns > > > > nothing. > > > > > > I don't know about consolechars. > > > > That's probably because Debian switched back from console-tools to > > kbd. console-tools was unmaintained and kbd supported more stuff. > > You want to use "setfont", or just edit /etc/default/console-setup > > and restart console-setup. Note that setfont /is/ consolechars, > > but supports larger fonts. I'm using a 16×32 font with the following > > settings: > > > > CHARMAP="UTF-8" > > CODESET="Uni2" > > FONTFACE="TerminusBold" > > FONTSIZE="32x16" > > > > i.e. /etc/default/console-setup is where setfont gets the font > > information from; you don't need to run it by hand yourself. This > > is actually a nice improvement over the previous methods. > > Also, take a look at ‘unicode_start’. Note that if the locale set in /etc/default/locale (or /etc/environment on older systems) has a UTF-8 charmap (as reported by "locale charmap"), then the console will be put into unicode mode by default automatically by the init scripts, which run unicode_start for you. [/etc/init.d/keymap.sh, /etc/init.d/kbd] Regards, Roger -- .''`. Roger Leigh : :' : Debian GNU/Linux http://people.debian.org/~rleigh/ `. `' Printing on GNU/Linux? http://gutenprint.sourceforge.net/ `- GPG Public Key: 0x25BFB848 Please GPG sign your mail.
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