Hello I have the next problem, Im a new Linux user and I don't know what I do so my shell look so different as default one. and the letter are kind of united, I'ved seen some similar posts but any of them worked. also: sorry for my broken english. enter image description here


This issue may be caused by two things:

1) you have modified your system font settings and have set some proportional font (i.e. OpenSans Regular, in which different letters have different widths) as your system monospace font. Solution: install elementary tweaks, go to System Settings > Tweaks > Fonts and choose any monospace font (i.e. Roboto Mono Regular) to be your system monospace font.

2) you have messed only your Terminal's font setting. To fix it in elementary OS 5, run this command:

sudo gsettings set io.elementary.terminal.settings font 'RobotoMono-Regular 10'
  • It just doesn't worked I'ved tried both.
    – Sirion2
    Aug 1 '19 at 6:29
  • 1. Did you reboot your PC afterwards? 2. Have you been experiencing this issue all the time since the fresh system installation, or only recently?
    – a-tokarev
    Aug 1 '19 at 7:33
  • yes, every time and no, recently yesterday and the commands to change font doesn't works it stays equal.
    – Sirion2
    Aug 1 '19 at 13:18
  • yes, every time I made a change, and no since yesterday. also I've tried reinstalling elementary tweaks, and the font doesn't seems to change and the size.
    – Sirion2
    Aug 1 '19 at 13:38
  • I already fix it making a teawks new instalalion rebooting and using the fix font elementary code you gave me thanks.
    – Sirion2
    Aug 1 '19 at 13:49

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