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===Console (Virtual Terminals)===
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== How to write good ==
 
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# Correct spelling is esential.
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# Verbs always has to agree with their subjects.
The default font used in the console and in virtual terminals uses the ASCII character set. To see To use other fonts change the {{Codeline|CONSOLEFONT}} and {{Codeline|CONSOLEMAP}} settings in {{Filename|/etc/rc.conf}}. Different fonts can be found in {{Filename|/usr/share/kbd/consolefonts/}} directory and key maps can be found in the subdirectories of {{Filename|/usr/share/kbd/keymaps/}}.
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# Avoid run-on sentences they are hard to read.
 
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# About those fragments.
===Example===
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# Remember to not ever split an infinitive.
For displaying characters such as ''č, ć, ž, đ, ''or ''š'' use the font {{Filename|lat2-16.psfu.gz}}:
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# Parentheses are (usually) not necessary.
CONSOLEFONT="lat2-16.psfu.gz"
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# Do not end a sentence with a preposition. This is something the reader will not put up with.
And set the proper key map, in this case:
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# Use the apostrophe in it's proper place and omit it when its not needed.
CONSOLEMAP="8859-2"
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# The passive voice is to be avoided.
 
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# Proofread your writing to see if you any words out.
To use the specified font in early userspace (early in the bootup process), add the {{Codeline|keymap}} hook to {{Filename|/etc/mkinitcpio.conf}}:
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HOOKS="base udev autodetect pata scsi sata filesystems '''keymap'''"
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Then rebuild the image:
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# mkinitcpio -p kernel26
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{{Note| Repeat if you have more than one kernel package installed and want the same behavior for each kernel.}}
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See: [[Mkinitcpio#Configuring the HOOKS]]
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Revision as of 01:43, 28 October 2011

How to write good

  1. Correct spelling is esential.
  2. Verbs always has to agree with their subjects.
  3. Avoid run-on sentences they are hard to read.
  4. About those fragments.
  5. Remember to not ever split an infinitive.
  6. Parentheses are (usually) not necessary.
  7. Do not end a sentence with a preposition. This is something the reader will not put up with.
  8. Use the apostrophe in it's proper place and omit it when its not needed.
  9. The passive voice is to be avoided.
  10. Proofread your writing to see if you any words out.