[lfs-support] /etc/sysconfig/console

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Sep 24 12:38:51 PDT 2012

Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 01:06:12PM -0400, Baho Utot wrote:
>> Now I am trying to set this system up for UTF-8
>> is the console setting the same or would it need to be changed if i set
>> LANG=en_US.UTF-8 ?
>   This is what I'm using for British English:
> KEYMAP="uk-utf"

loadkeys uk-utf


echo -en '\033%G' && kbd_mode -u

The 'esc & G' sequence is a VT100 command to "Select UTF-8 character set 
(ISO 2022)".

> FONT="LatGrkCyr-8x16"

setfont LatGrkCyr-8x16

> LEGACY_CHARSET="iso-8859-15"

dumpkeys -c iso-8859-15 | loadkeys -u

   -- Bruce

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