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    Default FreeBSD's New VT Console Continues To Progress With Features

    Phoronix: FreeBSD's New VT Console Continues To Progress With Features

    The FreeBSD "Newcons" effort to provide a new VT console driver continues making progress for its more proper debut in the next major FreeBSD release...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTcyNDA

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    How does this compare to the Linux console?
    Does the Linux console support Unicode, double-width characters and CJK?

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    Quote Originally Posted by uid313 View Post
    How does this compare to the Linux console?
    Does the Linux console support Unicode, double-width characters and CJK?
    Looks like kmscon for BSD.

    The VC in the kernel has not been updated in two decades. That should tell you a lot I think ...

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    Quote Originally Posted by uid313 View Post
    Does the Linux console support Unicode, double-width characters and CJK?
    Yes, it does.

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