Bug 80686 - RFE: vconsole: There should be a way to load a second font
Summary: RFE: vconsole: There should be a way to load a second font
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: systemd
Classification: Unclassified
Component: general (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other All
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Assignee: systemd-bugs
QA Contact: systemd-bugs
Depends on:
Reported: 2014-06-29 18:12 UTC by Samuel Thibault
Modified: 2014-07-03 14:32 UTC (History)
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Description Samuel Thibault 2014-06-29 18:12:52 UTC

The rationale details is in the console-setup bug report:

In short, to properly handle unicode braille on the linux console, one
has to load braille glyphs. Rather than extending each and every font to
include braille patterns, systemd should provide a way to load a second
font for braille patterns.

The same holds for cyrillic, greek, etc.


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