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How do I display Chinese/Japanese characters in a Linux VT console?

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http://askubuntu.com – I have an installer program which runs in a default Ubuntu 12.04 Linux VT console and uses the "dialog" program to display simple graphical input boxes. After the user selects either Chinese or Japanese and my installer sets the LANG=zh_CN.utf8 and LANG=ja_JP.utf8, the output characters turn all to diamonds. I figured that I needed to run setfont to one of the fonts in /usr/share/consolefonts but examining the fonts there, I do not find one that looks chinese or japanese. A few google searches have let me to pages which indicate the Linux's console does not support these languages and tha (HowTos)