DISPLAYFONT(1) User Contributed Perl Documentation DISPLAYFONT(1)NAME
displayfont - display linux console font
displayfont [-8|-14|-16] [-k[eep]] [font]
The displayfont program displays given font on console; if font is omitted, displays current font. All characters are shown, regardless of
their possible special meaning. The program hardly attempts to restore original console state, font and unicode mapping after usage.
512-character fonts are handled as well.
OPTIONS -8, -14, -16
Select font size for files in codepage format (.cp).
Do not restore original font and unicode mapping. May be abbreviated to -k.
SEE ALSO console(4), setfont(8), showfont (no such manpage?).
Linux-specific; was not tested on non-i386 systems.
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unicode_start - put keyboard and console in unicode mode
unicode_start [font [umap]]
The unicode_start command will put the keyboard and console into Unicode (UTF-8) mode.
For the keyboard this means that one can attach 16-bit U+xxxx values to keyboard keys using loadkeys(1), and have these appear as UTF-8
input to user programs. Also, that one can type hexadecimal Alt-xxxx using the numeric keypad, and again produce UTF-8.
For the console this means that the kernel expects UTF-8 output from user programs, and displays the output accordingly.
The parameter font is a font that is loaded. It should have a built-in Unicode map, or, if it hasn't, such a map can be given explicitly as
second parameter. When no font was specified, the current font is kept.
Unicode mode is a parameter with a value per virtual console. However, usually the font and keymap is common to all consoles.
SEE ALSO dumpkeys(1), kbd_mode(1), loadkeys(1), unicode_stop(1), utf-8(7), setfont(8)
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