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Bug 1363712

Summary: fontopia breaks showconsolefont
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Don Swaner <dswaner>
Component: fontopiaAssignee: Mohammed Isam <mohammed_isam1984>
Status: CLOSED ERRATA QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Description Don Swaner 2016-08-03 12:12:40 UTC
Description of problem:
fontopia resets terminal such that showconsolefont displays garbage

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. login to console
2. run showconsolefont
3. run fontopia, and exit (CTRL+Q)
4. run showconsolefont
5. run stty sane
6. run showconsolefont

Actual results:
showconsolefont works before fontopia, but not after.

Expected results:
showconsolefont works after fontopia.

Additional info:
Logging out of console and logging back in does not fix the problem.

Comment 1 Don Swaner 2016-08-03 14:17:08 UTC
Running a "reset" command fixes the problem.

Comment 2 Don Swaner 2016-08-03 15:17:18 UTC
"reset" must be run each time after using fontopia.

Comment 3 Mohammed Isam 2016-08-04 15:34:51 UTC
(In reply to Don Swaner from comment #2)
> "reset" must be run each time after using fontopia.

Actually this turned out to be a bug in GnuDOS package, not fontopia.
I posted a bugfix update for GnuDOS through Bodhi ( This should fix the problem.