I have insalled Arch Linux. During the installation, I set my vconsole.conf file to be like this:


But when I try to type my Slovenian letters after reboot, instead of the letter č I get A'' and I also get some wierd symbols for letters like ž, đ, š as well as capital versions of the same.

Q1: Why isn't my vconsole.conf applied?

Q2: Is it possible that letters just cant be rendered?

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  • It does. I use boskop font and a customized keymap. probably those font/keymap file are incorrectly named – daisy Nov 24 '12 at 13:01
  • Does anyone here know what is the best setting if i want to use letters: đĐžŽšŠčČćĆ ? These are the only ones that i have problems with... – 71GA Nov 25 '12 at 23:17
  • I have tried putting all arguments in double quotes and then rebuild with mkinitcpio -p linux, but nothing changed... Then i allso tried adding "radeon" under MODULES inside /etc/mkinitcio.conf but situation isn't resolved. – 71GA Nov 25 '12 at 23:37
  • I found a solution! In my case a problem was because i didn't add LANG=en_GB.UTF-8 in my /etc/locale.conf – 71GA Nov 25 '12 at 23:54

An answer to this question is now a bit different, because Arch Linux configuration has changed. For slovenian letters to work we now need to set file /etc/vconsole.conf to be:


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