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Archlinux – fixing the strange characters in your terminal

Ever get those strange looking little buggers in your console after installing Arch and firing up the terminal ? Something like this — [[email protected] ~]$ pstree init─┬─6*[agetty] ├─crond ├─httpd───11*[httpd] ├─mysqld_safe───mysqld───9*[{mysqld}] ├─sshd─┬─sshd───sshd───bash───su───bash │ └─sshd───sshd───bash───pstree ├─syslog-ng───syslog-ng ├─udevd───udevd └─vmtoolsd Simply add the following to your .bashrc and close your terminal window and open it up again, or source… Read More »