Setting up console-setup to be permanent? - still NOT SOLVED

Tom H tomh0665 at
Thu Aug 30 19:31:01 UTC 2012

On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 2:17 PM, Csányi Pál <csanyipal at> wrote:
> Tom H <tomh0665 at> writes:
>> On Thu, Aug 30, 2012 at 12:51 AM, Csányi Pál <csanyipal at> wrote:
>>> csanyipal at (Csányi Pál) writes:
>>>> csanyipal at (Csányi Pál) writes:
>>>>> my system is Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS.
>>>>> I want to setup my console (the non X environment) with console-setup.
>>>>> I want to this setup remain permanent so after the next boot I get the
>>>>> console setup that I was setup with console-setup. :)
>>>> I can do that by running 'sudo dpkg-reconfigure console-data' after I
>>>> had run 'sudo dpkg-reconfigure console-setup' and have the console setup
>>>> that I want.
>>>> When running 'sudo dpkg-reconfigure console-data' I must to choose 'to
>>>> keep the keyboard map'. After reboot I get the console as I had setup
>>>> previously. So the console-setup remain permanently.
>>> No, it's a mistake, I get not the console setup that I get by running
>>> 'sudo dpkg-reconfigure console-data' command after previous boot.
>> WAG: Did you rebuild the initramfs?
> Manually? No, I didn't and I don't know whether any of commands abowe
> in this thread did it.

For the currently-running kernel:
update-initramfs -u -k $(uname -r)

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