I've had this problem for a while and I hope it's a pretty easy fix:
In various places, I'll see weird symbols appearing in the command line. Such as 'â'. It seems like it's replacing some other character..? For example, when I do
I'll get lots of 'â symbols. Such as:
fade theme with parameters `white grey blue': ââââuser@hostââââ Sun Sep 05 05:57:20pm _cwd}~/ command arg1 arg2 ... argn
user and host replaced my actual user / host, but everything else looks exactly like that.
I've also seen those symbols in g++ compiler messages, such as:
test.cpp: In function âint main()â: test.cpp:6: warning: unused variable âxâ
What's going on and what can I do to fix it? The shell I'm using is zsh (but I also see the symbols in bash). I'm using ubuntu and putty. Thanks!