Setting a larger console font on Ubuntu Linux 12.04. To do this first get to a text console by pressing Ctrl-Alt-F2 and login with your username ↦ password, then type this command to set a larger font. setfont /usr/share/consolefonts/Lat7-TerminusBold28x14.psf.gz This is a nice large font and is more readable if you are on a 1920*1080 …

The console font in Ubuntu 15.04 can be quite garbled when a console application is loaded that requires ncurses characters to draw an interface. There as easy fix for this. Run this command in a virtual terminal or a terminal emulator window. sudo dpkg-reconfigure console-setupsudo dpkg-reconfigure console-setup Now choose UTF-8 from this list. On this …

I have just setup FreeBSD with a high resolution framebuffer console easily. I just typed vidcontrol -i mode to list all available framebuffer video modes and then I set the appropriate mode for my laptop screen. I then added this line to the /etc/rc.conf file: allscreens_flags=”MODE_332″. This sets a 1366*768 resolution for the framebuffer console. …

The Ubuntu Linux distribution is planning to become a rolling release distribution; this would make it simpler to upgrade as the user incrementally upgrades to the next version instead of having to constantly install new versions of Ubuntu as they are released. You can edit the /etc/apt/sources.lst in Ubuntu and change all of instances of …

To install another cool console font in Ubuntu, install this package: fonts-ubuntu-font-family-console. These fonts are quite blocky, but they are something different if you wish to try another cool font for your Linux console. Type sudo apt-get install fonts-ubuntu-font-family-console to install these very lovely fonts. These are the fonts you get, the BI and RI …

This is very easy to do. Simply open a terminal and type: sudo apt-get install kbd-compat console-terminussudo apt-get install kbd-compat console-terminus This will install the setfont utility and a nice terminus console font. To set the desired font, type this command. The fonts will be in /usr/share/consolefonts. setfont Uni2-TerminusBold24x12.psf.gzsetfont Uni2-TerminusBold24x12.psf.gz If you want the changes …