how to change console font

Asked by Rolf Leggewie on 2009-08-27

The Ubuntu mainline kernels ( have a nice small font on the console during bootup. I'd like to have that for the normal Ubuntu kernels as well. I wonder to enable that. I'm running karmic with the latest released kernel.

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Tom (tom6) said : #1

Err, i am not sure but try opeing a terminal console

Go up to the menu's at the top of the console and click

Edit - Profile Preferences

then in the "General" tab UNtick the "Use the system fixed width font" and then the previously greyed-out drop-down list should let you choose whichever font is available on your system. I don't know if that also affects the boot-up fonts, please let us know :)

Good luck and regards from
Tom :)

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