sets up the font and the keyboard on Linux console
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is a program for fast and easy setup of the font and the
keyboard on the Linux console.
Setup the keyboard only, do not
setup the font.
Setup the font only, do not
setup the keyboard.
Do not check whether we are on
the console. Notice that you can be forced to hard-reboot
your computer if you run setupcon with this option and you
are on a X server.
Be more verbose. Use this
option if something goes wrong.
If you want to use setupcon early in the boot process,
it is possible that /usr is not yet mounted and the required
data are not available. This option makes setupcon copy the
required data in /etc/console-setup in order to make it
available before /usr is mounted. If you use setupcon early
in the boot process, then use this option whenever you
change the console configuration.
Same like --save, but do not
setup the keyboard and the font. This option can be useful
if you run setupcon in a X server.
Display usage information.
Specifies which configuration
file to use. By default the configuration file of setupcon
is /etc/default/console-setup but if you use e.g.
"chukchi" as variant then the configuration file
will be /etc/default/console-setup.chukchi. This allows you
to have several different configurations - for example one
for the Chukchi language and another in
/etc/default/console-setup for your default
Most of the time you invoke setupcon without arguments. Please
look at the README file for more information.