what do I need to do to achieve a nice display output like this from lsblk?

Example for beautiful output

What I currently get is this rather ugly output:

Example for "ugly" output

Thank you very much in advance for your help!

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    Looks like it's a locale issue. I get same output as yours second with LC_ALL=C environment variable set. Look at your environment, see output of env, maybe you have a sort of LC_* variable set there. Try also LC_ALL=en_US.utf-8 lsblk just for example, your locale may be different than en_US – Sergiy Kolodyazhnyy Dec 14 '19 at 7:55

Thanks to @Sergiy Kolodyazhnyy, I found the answer.

It was the locale setting.

After enabling the en_US UTF-8 locale and also setting the environment variable LANG to en_US.UTF-8, lsblk output is just nice!

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