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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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