Terminal emulators and UTF-8

紳癒礁湖 rafaellaguna at gmail.com
Thu Jul 5 10:11:26 UTC 2012

Are you using Ubuntu font on the terminal or another one? Try it our change to Sans or Cantarell. It's specially indicated using Ubuntu Mono, it's designed for maintain the spaces between characters properly. I use to write japanese characters and this happened with some downloaded fonts.

On Thu, 05 Jul 2012 13:06:14 +0700
Tran Duy Hung <nguyentieuhau at gmail.com> wrote:

|  Hi all,
|  I have a problem with the text in terminal emulators. Please see the 
|  screenshot:
|  http://i1044.photobucket.com/albums/b446/nguyentieuhau/2012-07-03-094419_1366x768_scrot.png
|  You can see there are some weird spaces between some characters or some 
|  of them overlap together. The emulators in the screenshot are 
|  Lxterminal, gnome-terminal and termit. Guake terminal has this problem 
|  too. The only emulator I don't see this problem is xterm.
|  I am using Lubuntu 12.04 64bit in Vietnamese interface
|  $ locale
|  LANG=vi_VN.UTF-8
|  LANGUAGE=vi_VN:vi:en_GB:en
|  LC_CTYPE="vi_VN.UTF-8"
|  LC_TIME=en_US.UTF-8
|  LC_NAME=en_US.UTF-8
|  LC_ALL=
|  Of cousre the default English locale is fine.
|  I have seen this problem for a long time in Lubuntu but still couldn't 
|  find a solution, I haven't try other *buntu distros yet to see if this 
|  problem exists in them too.
|  Do you know why this happens and how to fix it? It's really hard to read 
|  the text in terminal.
|  Thank you and regards,
|  Hung

紳癒礁湖 (Rafael Laguna)
Lubuntu Artwork Team

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