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linux:console-setup [2018/04/10 16:14] (current)
seanburns created
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 +For Linux virtual consoles, the Terminus font works fine on my laptops, but on my desktop, the same font and font size that I use in the laptops is over-sized and looks like banner text. Installing the //psf-unifont// helped a bit for desktop/console work. Note that this may all change a bit. It seems //systemd// manages all of this differently. Debian is holding back right now, I've read, but that may change down the line:
  
 +In Bash on Debian 9.4:
 +
 +<code bash>
 +apt install psf-unifont
 +</code>
 +
 +Edit the following file: /etc/default/console-setup.
 +
 +<file>
 +# CONFIGURATION FILE FOR SETUPCON
 +
 +# Consult the console-setup(5) manual page.
 +
 +ACTIVE_CONSOLES="/dev/tty[1-6]"
 +
 +CHARMAP="UTF-8"
 +
 +CODESET="guess"
 +FONTFACE="UnifontAPL"
 +FONTSIZE="8x16"
 +
 +VIDEOMODE=
 +
 +# The following is an example how to use a braille font
 +# FONT='lat9w-08.psf.gz brl-8x8.psf'
 +</file>
 +
 +Then:
 +
 +<code bash>
 +sudo setupcon
 +</code>
 +
 +I generally use //dpkg-reconfigure console-setup// instead of editing the above file, but //psf-unifonts// weren't listed when I attempted that. I'm guessing they would be after a reboot. 
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