console font in 9.10. . .

Tom H tomh0665 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 3 11:47:04 GMT 2010


> has anyone managed to change the console font in Kubuntu Karmic Koala (9.10)
> with Grub2?
> I Googled and found some ideas on how to change that font. Some howto's
> suggest to change /etc/default/grub and to add following line:
> GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet splash
> video=uvesafb:mode_option=1024x768-32 at 80"
> (and comment (#) the uvesafb entry in /etc/blacklist-framebuffer.conf)
> Alas, this doesn't make any changes to the console font. . .

You have to use grub-mkfont to create a pf2 font. You then copy/move
it to /boot/grub and use it in /etc/grub.d/00... with loadfont.

However, in my experience (and I have not tried to change this), once
your video driver is loaded, the console font is used, which you have
to set elsewhere.



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