Registered 2007-11-01 by Ubuntu Installer Team

Set up the font and the keyboard on the console.

console-setup provides the Linux console with the same versatile keyboard configuration that the X Window System uses. As a result there is no need to duplicate or change the keyboard files just to make simple customisations such as the use of dead keys, the key functioning as AltGr or Compose key, the key(s) to switch between Latin and non-Latin mode, etc.

The package also contains console fonts supporting many of the world's languages. It provides an unified set of font faces - the classic VGA, the simplistic Fixed, and the cleaned Terminus, TerminusBold and TerminusBoldVGA.

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Part of:
Debian Installer
Maintainer:
Ubuntu Installer Team
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Licence:
Simplified BSD Licence, GNU GPL v2, Public Domain

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