When "monospace" font (alias) is not set, "fc-match" returns a bogus value (Ubuntu font, IIRC) which makes it look like monospace is set. But then synaptic uses some weird non-monospace font and the characters overlap each other.
I defined "monospace" to "Cousine" following the good instructions here:
https://jichu4n.com/posts/how-to-set-de ... -on-linux/
and also set the custom terminal font in synaptic to "Cousine" - now it looks great!
I think it might also have something to do with using a font with a space in the name, e.g. "liberation mono" - didn't work.
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Hi, Mint 18.3, synaptic 0.83
When I set synaptic's "terminal" font, the setting is ignored; I get the same result whether I run "logged in" as root (sudo -i) or with "gksudo".
The font I defined is listed in the preferences GUI when synaptic is restarted and the file
contains the proper setting:
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TerminalFontName "Liberation Mono Bold 12";
Also: is there a way to make the synaptic terminal be black text on a white background?