Messy text formatting in Ubuntu console


Answer: 1

27 hours ago

My ubuntu terminal shows tables in bad order. I played with settings, changed font size and clicked everything but didn't help. Here is how it looks:

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Answer: 2

7 hours ago

The line is just too large to be seen on just one line, so it wraps. You can "pipe" the command through less (sudo docker container ls -a | less) and press right arrow on your keyboard. But (IMHO) this is not practical for dailly use. Eventually you'll just get used to this output behaviour.

Added by: Agustina McClure

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