Ubuntu – Ubuntu 20.04 installation gave the terminal all squares with 4 characters in them

20.04command lineencodinggnome-terminal

After installation of Ubuntu 20.04 my terminal characters shifted to some kind of squares with hex codes in them. I am not able to find out how to get back to normal. Any suggestions?

Terminal snapshot

Best Answer

  • I managed to solve it by going into Preferences > Compatibility and selected Ambiguous-width characters: Wide. It seems it was set to Narrow.