Tagged Questions

Encoding is changing a sequence of characters to symbols.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

-1
votes
0answers
24 views

How to get á,ű,ú characters instead of ?? using JRuby IRB? [migrated]

I need to use the Hungarian chars mentioned in the title, but somehow JRuby doesn't seem to accept those, and shows ?? instead of them. The OS is Centos 7, but the same thing happens on 6.5. The ...
0
votes
1answer
43 views

utf-8 filename are ruined when uploading through IIS

When I upload files with UFT-8 file name through IIS on my Windows Server file names are ruined. (They are changed as if they are encoded in ASCII and therefore they are no more accessible). I Wonder ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

MySQL latin1 only for single PHP vhost

I have no control over the PHP application, but I have on Apache. I know how to set php_value for a particular vhost. I need to tell that vhost to use latin1 character set when connecting to MySQL ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

CentOS 6.5 filename wrong encoding via apache or FTP

I have a CentOS 6.5 server (in a VPS), all was configured with Plesk 12.0.18. Also I have the option (in Plesk) to serve static files via nginx. I updated to PHP 5.4 via this method: ...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

Non-ASCII filenames are being broken in Debian

I have an old Jira 3.12 installed on Linux (Debian, 6.04). The encoding in OS is setup to UTF-8. My problem: if somebody adds an attachment with non-ASCII symbols in its filename, it is created ...
0
votes
1answer
70 views

Change default encoding order in locale -a

My ubuntu server output the following after a locale -a : C C.UTF-8 POSIX fr_FR.utf8 if i input export LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8,it changes a little bit : C C.UTF-8 fr_FR.utf8 POSIX Main difference is ...
2
votes
1answer
137 views

Is there a difference between en_US.utf8 and en_US.UTF-8?

Server info (DNS and IPs removed): cat /proc/version && uname -a && java -version Linux version 2.6.16.33-xenU (*************) (gcc version 4.1.1 20070105 (Red Hat 4.1.1-52)) #2 SMP ...
1
vote
2answers
76 views

Invalid character under centOS - in a config file edited under windows

edit: it was a syntax error - the IP is not supposed to be in this line. so nothing to do with encoding. Startup error: Error in "108.174.194.111 mta10.domain.com": invalid character (' ', 0x20) in ...
0
votes
1answer
176 views

Tomcat localhost_access_log.txt encoding

I run my web-app in Tomcat 7 and in the localhost_access_log.txt file I have the following lines 0:0:0:0:0:0:0:1 - - [25/Jun/2014:10:22:26 +0300] " Ì Èc£Ï!#ò2Tç¡$EI «àµ«]ëñʯ¯Ù (ÌÌÀ+À/ À " 400 - ...
1
vote
1answer
102 views

How to import MySQL dump which is encoded with quoted printable?

I got a MySQL DDL file ddl.sql which I would like to import. It starts like this: --=20MySQL=20dump=2010.11=0A--=0A--=20Host:=20localhost=20=20=20=20= Database:=20ww=0A--=20= ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

Can I force iconv to check the entire file for the type?

I'm using the iconv command in Linux (Debian) to check a file for it's encoding. Unfortunately, it's not checking the entire file, so even though there is an ñ character in it, it's still saying it's ...
0
votes
1answer
146 views

Apache mod_wl encoding issue for URI part

I'm using Apache2 in combination with mod_wl_20.so to loadbalance to 2 weblogic instances. Apache is listening on 7070. This plugin is partialy removing the encoding of my URI of some searches which ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Cannot enter “Umlaute” on php console

I do have a problem with german "umlaute" on the console. Whereas I have no problem entering them on the bash console, it is a problem on the php console PHP is all set to UTF-8 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

How do I set proper Headers for JSON in Apache?

I have an Apache server which is serving out static JSON files. The Content Type is correctly being represented in the header with an Content-Type: application/json header. How do I add the correct ...
3
votes
1answer
54 views

Is there a legitimate reason to use an encoded word in any header other than the subject?

Encoded words allow non-US-ASCII characters to be encoded as US-ASCII and thus placed into email headers. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MIME#Encoded-Word Encoded words are often used in the Subject ...
1
vote
0answers
152 views

Character encoding of file names with autoindex at webserver on windows

I have set up a webserver on windows 8.1. Now i am having problems with the character encodings of links: There are directories and file names containing german umlauts (ä ö ü ß). The autoindex ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

Issue with Russian Characters using IIS6 SMTP Relay

We have an issue where we have an issue with Russian Characters in the body of emails when using IIS6 SMTP Relay on Windows Server 2008 R2. The relay points to an email provider. The characters ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Encoding issues SVN

I've some users that is using Mac and others Windows, but we have the problem that some files have the name "diseño" or "árbol" and this is causing errors in the clients in mac, and there is some ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

HTTP proxy to deal with different encoding [closed]

I am working on a web crawler, so I parse HTML pages. My problem is sometime the page encoding is not UTF8 (ISO, exotic Windows[0-9] etc..) and my analyser failled. I tried many solution in ...
2
votes
1answer
584 views

Filename encoding switched to UTF-8 by tar when untaring to Windows share

We have different Magento installations (webshop) that allows images to be added to a product freely. When an image is added to a product, the file is named in a specific way that sometimes ...
0
votes
1answer
71 views

CentOS: which font to use for Big5-encoded files?

This could be a very basic question, still... Which font do I need installed on my CentOS VM to display Big5-encoded files properly in the output of regular Unix commands like 'more', 'cat', etc. ? ...
4
votes
1answer
381 views

What encoding is used for non English languages in an email subject?

I'm writing a specification that essentially requires ASCII characters in an email message. I do recall that an email message can have a subject encoded in a foreign language, however I don't know ...
2
votes
2answers
961 views

URL Encoding force UTF-8 in CentOS 6.4

I have a simple html website in a CentOS 6.4 server. In every html page i have set <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" /> I have already added in a .htaccess ...
1
vote
0answers
124 views

iis 7.5 wont serve up korean characters in my classic asp application

I have a classic ASP website hosted in IIS 7.5 - using a classic application pool pipeline. I have all my .Net Globalization settings set to UTF-8 encoding. However when my site outputs Korean ...
0
votes
1answer
530 views

Apache reverse proxy encodes characters

I have setup apache reverse proxy to serve bugzilla from behind a firewall with following config ProxyRequests Off ProxyPass /bugzilla http://88.88.88.75/bugzilla nocanon ProxyPassReverse /bugzilla ...
0
votes
0answers
130 views

Windows Server NTFS volume list file name encodings and any illegal file names

I'm having to deal with a Windows Server (NTFS) file server and our backup application appears to be failing with certain files. According to this https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NTFS#Internals NTFS ...
0
votes
1answer
75 views

SubversionEdge and Powergui: ViewVC shows BOM

I am trying to set up SVN repository and since we are limited to Windows as server system here, I chose SubversionEdge as SVN/ViewVC solution. Unfortunately for some reason all files that are created ...
1
vote
0answers
96 views

nginx: how to serve files in gzip format when client accepts “Accept-Encoding: gzip” and inflated otherwise?

I have a folder full of .gz files and would like to serve them transparently inflated if requested by a client that does not send Accept-Encoding: gzip in the request and as-is (gzip'd) otherwise. I ...
0
votes
1answer
131 views

CentOS server bash encoding issue

I think I'm having issues with bash character encoding. The machine is CentOS 6.2 on a rackspace cloud. For anyone not familiar with npm those characters should be vertical and horizontal ...
0
votes
0answers
195 views

What would prevent IIS 7 from handling a URL including %20

I am dealing with a web server that resets the connection on any URL that includes an encoded space. e.g. http//somehost/some%20path causes the connection to be reset. I don't think it is permissions ...
0
votes
0answers
550 views

How to prevent IIS 7 to partially decode REQUEST_URI? [duplicate]

I have IIS 7 on Windows Server 2008, with PHP support (5.3.15) I have noticed a difference compared to an Apache 2 environment, with the content of PHP variable $_SERVER['REQUEST_URI']. Basically, ...
6
votes
2answers
4k views

Linux not interpreting UTF8 encoded characters

So, having the following file Adán-y-Eva-50x50.jpg when I try to access it, apache translates it to Ad\xc3\xa1n-y-Eva-50x50.jpg and won't find it, even though it exists. This happens only for ...
1
vote
0answers
144 views

ProxyPass on httpd breaking encoding

We are sending content with multibyte character data to proxypass, which is converting the characters to %uFFFD when it hits our database. How do i prevent httpd from messing with the encoding like ...
0
votes
0answers
311 views

Video encoding is very slow on Amazon EC2 instance

We are using Amazon EC2 m1.xlarge instance for video re-encoding and it looks like the actual encoding process takes a very long time. For an average 250mb video file it takes about an hour to encode. ...
1
vote
0answers
107 views

Email encoding on IIS7

All emails sent from the server are displaying Cyrillic letters as weird characters, for example: Можно. Regular alphabet letters are properly rendered. I searched all across the web but was ...
1
vote
0answers
2k views

nginx $uri is url decoded

I am using nginx as reverse proxy and I have 2 rules like: location ~ ^/indirect { rewrite ^/indirect(.*) /foobar$1; } location ~ ^/foobar { set $url ...
2
votes
1answer
572 views

What are these weird request paths on my Apache server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are these weird access requests? I'm getting a lot of requests like these in my access.log: 203.186.107.226 - - [16/Oct/2012:07:07:39 +0000] ...
-1
votes
1answer
136 views

Bash Redirection Encoding [closed]

I'm trying to use the command base64 somefile.ext to covert files to text. The only problem is that the file size increases by 35%, and that becomes unacceptable for my larger files. I suspect that ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Determine the default character encoding in a RedHat system

How do I determine the default character encoding in a RedHat system using the command line? I just want to know what encoding a Java app would use per default if none is specified
1
vote
0answers
237 views

ADSL throughput loss from Reed-Solomon encoding

I'm reading about ADSL starting here and I am confused by how the Reed-Solomon encoding for ECC is limiting the available transfer rate, as much as it does (nearly half). This pdf on the same subject ...
1
vote
0answers
233 views

avconv - not working with movflags

With the Parameter "-movflags frag_custom" my avconv says [mp4 muxer @ 0x8d05f60] [Eval @ 0x7fffcc763f00] Undefined constant or missing '(' in 'frag_custom' [mp4 muxer @ 0x8d05f60] Unable to ...
0
votes
1answer
243 views

VirtualBox Shared Folder encoding issue

I'm using Ubuntu in Virtualbox and have a shared folder mounted to Virtualbox which i'm accessing inside Ubuntu. The problem is, that when i'm editing and saving some files from shared folder in ...
1
vote
0answers
241 views

How to deal with certain characters in IIS URL Rewrite

I had a question on how to rewrite a url and had a great answer on the site, and it worked, but there is some characters that I can't find how to encode and iis doesn't like at all The original ...
3
votes
1answer
2k views

Encoding to base32 from the shell

I'm looking to encode an input string to base32 encoding directly from the shell. I'm looking to do this in ubuntu, but I imagine flavor doesn't particularly matter here. Are there any existing ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Can PuTTY be configured to display the following UTF-8 characters?

I'd like to be able to render the characters as seen in this tweet: I saved the tweet's JSON data and wrote a one-liner python script for testing. python -c 'import json,urllib; print ...
0
votes
1answer
721 views

File downloaded with wget has wrong encoding

We have a page on our intranet which is just plain/text encoded in UTF-8 and it contais insert scripts for database. And problem is, when I download this page to a file with wget or curl, my ...
1
vote
0answers
303 views

Why firefox handle urlencode differently with apache mod-rewrite B flag?

Recently I have encontered a strange problem about urlencode, I happened to have a "+" in my both pathinfo and querystring parts of the url. For exampele: http://example.com/A + B?s=C + D I use ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Setting up trac with PostgreSQL - How to set encoding to UTF8?

So I've been looking to install trac on my debian server with PostgreSQL. I setup everything as per the docs but when trying to run trac-admin /path initenv I get this error for database encoding: ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Exchange Server 2010 email encoding

We have just moved to exchange 2010 and have as400 sending emails, when the emails arrive (with french accents examples è é à ù ç) on OWA the accent letter is replaced with a question mark ? example: ...
0
votes
1answer
227 views

Apache: Override Accept-Language

I have Chinese clients that provide the following in their http request headers: Accept-Language: zh-cn,zh;q=0.5 This is causing problems with characters being dropped by our load balancer. Is ...