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Bug#546983: console-setup-mini: fails to set the keyboard layout (and falls back to "us" layout)



On Sun, 22 Nov 2009 15:32:25 +0200 Anton Zinoviev wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 12:47:41AM +0100, Francesco Poli wrote:
> > 
> > > Where can I find a list of the symbols that the fonts in console-setup 
> > > need to support?
> > 
> > As far as the toilet "future" font is concerned, you may wish to take a
> > look at its complete definition in /usr/share/figlet/future.tlf
> > (shipped in package toilet-fonts)...
> 
> Version 4.30-2 of console-terminus and version 1.49 of console-tools 
> contain fonts that can display the characters in "future" by using 
> approximations.

Wow!  That's great!   :-)
I've just tested all the "standard" fonts (Fixed, Terminus,
TerminusBold, TerminusBoldVGA, VGA): they are all able to display
'toilet -f future' symbols in a strange, yet charming way!

I really like the result: I finally chose TerminusBoldVGA as my
favorite font.
Thank you very, very much for this console enhancement!   :-)

> Because of this your font (lat9u....) is still better.

I tend to disagree: I now prefer TerminusBoldVGA!   ;-)

Actually, lat1u-16.psf.gz was a compromise solution for me, since it
was the only way I had to actually display 'toilet -f future' symbols
in a legible manner, but I wasn't really satisfied with the result...

Your "approximations" of 'toilet -f future' symbols with "standard"
fonts (especially with TerminusBoldVGA) really look futuristic and
great!   ;-)

Thank you again.
Bye.


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