ANSI graphics over telnet
mdz at ubuntu.com
Fri Oct 14 21:39:56 UTC 2005
On Fri, Oct 14, 2005 at 01:22:07AM -0400, Phillip Susi wrote:
> When you switch to a text console ( ctrl-alt-F1 ) isn't it using the
> character maps provided by the bios? That is, assuming you have not
> replaced them with consolechars or something.
As I said, we load a custom console font in order to support international
> As for the font in X, I downloaded a .pcf font that claims it should
> support the high ASCII chars and put it in /usr/share/X11/fonts/misc,
> and ran mkfontdir and rebooted even. The new font does not show up in
> the font lists anywhere. What more do I need to do for it to be recognized?
Try xterm -fn <font spec>
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