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Re: Where is Console font config?

Justin B Rye <justin.byam.rye@gmail.com> writes:

> sebul wrote:
>> https://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/debian-faq/customizing.en.html#consolefont
>> says /etc/kbd/config file
>> But, I cannot find /etc/kbd/config on my Debian.
>> How can I solve it?
> /etc/kbd/config is deprecated in favour of /etc/default/console-setup
> (see /usr/share/doc/kbd/NEWS.Debian.gz).  This seems to imply kbd's
> package description is also cobwebby:
> # Description: Linux console font and keytable utilities
> # This package allows you to set up the Linux console, change the font,
> # resize text mode virtual consoles and remap the keyboard.
> # .
> # You will probably want to install a set of data files, such as the one
> # in the “console-data” package.
> For a start there's no such package as "console-data" (does it mean
> console-setup-linux?)

there is https://packages.debian.org/search?keywords=console-data

but i am equally puzzled by what any of these three packages (kbd,
console-data, console-setup) actually do, or which i really need. I find
the desciptions of all unclear.

The installer leaves you with kbd (which recommends console-setup |
console-data) but i've never known how to find out why.

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