Changing the default font size on 10.04 server

Tom H tomh0665 at
Sat Jul 23 20:13:13 UTC 2011

On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 3:52 PM, william drescher
<william at> wrote:
> On 7/23/2011 11:16 AM, Paulo Sampaio wrote:
>> I think: /dpkg-reconfigure console-data/is the command for this,
>> but please if you find yourself in front of such a problem
>> firstly try to search for the answer by yourself, i believe
>> you'll find lots of great thing besides the answer to that.
>> Everytime a problem happens you ask for help or you try to solve
>> it using your skills first? =]
> william at ubuntu2:~$ sudo dpkg-reconfigure console-data
> Package `console-data' is not installed and no info is available.
> Use dpkg --info (= dpkg-deb --info) to examine archive files,
> and dpkg --contents (= dpkg-deb --contents) to list their contents.
> /usr/sbin/dpkg-reconfigure: console-data is not installed
> remember, this is on a server not a desktop.

dpkg-reconfigure console-setup

(Installing console-data will give you a larger selection of fonts;
it'll pull in console-common

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