[CentOS] Question on 7.2 and weird characters

Mon May 23 20:53:27 UTC 2016
Gordon Messmer <gordon.messmer at gmail.com>

On 05/23/2016 12:09 PM, Jerry Geis wrote:
> How do I get back to the normal characters ?
> echo $TERM
> linux

Are you logged in on a console, or remotely using a terminal emulator?  
If the latter, which one?  I'd expect your TERM to be some xterm variant.