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Re: How to change console font?

On Sun, 1 Mar 2009 13:53:54 +0100
Robert Latest <boblatest@googlemail.com> wrote:

> Hello folks,
> since many kernels ago I've used VGA console fonts that have been more
> pleasant than the standard 80x25 screen (mode 775). However, since my
> recent upgrade to lenny, this often doesn't work any more. Sometimes I
> get the font I want, sometimes I get the 80x25 one, and sometimes I
> get asked which mode I want (as if I had given the "vga=ask" boot
> option). I don't know why this is so erratic, but my system seems to
> slowly settle for the "ask" way of doing things.
> Well, I now want this to stop. A font that I really like is the one
> Knoppix uses. I think it is a framebuffer mode (it has the pengiun
> logo, too, which I don't care much for). How can I activate a mode
> like this? I'm running the 2.6.26-1-686 kernel from lenny.

Do you tried the package "console-setup"? I don't remember any more how
to use it.. either directly start it from console or use
dpkg-reconfigure console-setup.

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