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Bug#497331: console-setup: Please don't use Terminus by default.

Package: console-setup
Version: 1.27
Severity: normal

console-setup depends on console-terminus, and uses the Terminus fonts
by default.  Please consider defaulting to VGA instead.  As the Ubuntu
changelog puts it:

> console-setup (1.7ubuntu18) edgy; urgency=low
>   * Change the default font to VGA where supported; Terminus does not seem
>     to have widespread aesthetic appeal.

Indeed it doesn't.  Having the option of Terminus seems useful, but
using it by default feels uncomfortable.

Ideally, console-setup could just Suggests: console-terminus, and
offer it as an option if installed.

Josh Triplett

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.26-1-686 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages console-setup depends on:
ii  console-terminus              4.26-2     Fixed-width fonts for fast reading
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]         1.5.23     Debian configuration management sy
ii  xkb-data                      1.3-2      X Keyboard Extension (XKB) configu

Versions of packages console-setup recommends:
ii  kbd                           1.14.1-4   Linux console font and keytable ut

Versions of packages console-setup suggests:
ii  lsb-base                      3.2-20     Linux Standard Base 3.2 init scrip

-- debconf information excluded

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