Incorrectly rendered console fonts

I made a snap of pulsemixer. It is a command line audio mixer - like alsamixer - but for pulseaudio. Unfortunately I can’t seem to get it to render properly.

Here is what it should look like, and does look like when you run it outside of confinement:

Here’s what it looks like when snapped:

For some reason the coloured blobs and other ascii ‘graphics’ (‘┌╶┐╴└┘▮- ──’) in the volume sliders just don’t show up. Any ideas?

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I think this is lacking UTF-8 support in snaps, discussed in LP: #1576411.

I’ve worked around this issue by exporting LC_ALL=C.UTF-8 in the launcher of affected applications.


That did it, thanks!