Change the Console Codepage in Ubuntu

If the fonts in your Ubuntu TTY don't meet your expectations, you can tweak them with the console-setup app. First, make sure it's installed:apt-get install console-setupThen use dpkg-reconfigure to run the config:dpkg-reconfigure console-setupFollow the prompts. Note that if you want a generic console like the one you get at POST time, you'll probably want to… Continue reading Change the Console Codepage in Ubuntu

The True Meaning of Christmahannukwanzadan

The following exchange may or may not have actually occurred. The clerk may or may not have been a youthful British woman. The customer may or may not have been a middle-aged white guy:Clerk: [cheerfully] “Thank you... Happy Holidays!”Cust.: “Which one?”Clerk: “Sorry?”Cust.: [inquiring] “The holiday -- to which one were you referring?”Clerk: “Er, well, Christmas,… Continue reading The True Meaning of Christmahannukwanzadan