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Solaris™ 7 Reference by Janice Winsor

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loadfont — Display or Change X86 Video Card Font Information

Synopsis

/bin/loadfont [-f BDF-file | -c codeset][-m mode][-d] 

Description

The loadfont command enables you to load and activate a different font into the RAM of the video card used by the console of Solaris for the x86 operating system in text mode. You can also use loadfont to display information about the fonts currently in use. In addition, you can use the -m option to change the size of the characters on the screen and the number of lines per screen. loadfont always reads from standard output; this feature enables a system administrator to use it from a remote terminal.

When used without arguments, loadfont displays the different ways the command can be used, as shown in the ...

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