LOADUNIMAP(8) System Manager’s Manual LOADUNIMAP(8)
loadunimap – load the kernel unicode-to-font mapping table
loadunimap [ -C console ] [ -o oldmap ] [ map ]
The loadunimap command is obsolete – its function is now built-in into
setfont. However, for backwards compatibility it is still available as
a separate command.
The program loadunimap loads the specified map in the kernel unicode-
to-font mapping table. If no map is given def is assumed. The default
extension (that can be omitted) is .uni.
If the -o oldmap option is given, the old map is saved in the file
On Linux 2.6.1 and later one can specify the console device using the
Usually one does not call loadunimap directly – its function is also
built into setfont.
/usr/share/unimaps is the default directory for unicode mappings.