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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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How do I read a single file in a maildir?

On my Linux development system I use fakemail to write mails to a directory instead of sending them. The mail files contain the headers and the text of the mail as quoted-printable, text/plain in ...
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Mercurial convert filename encoding

I have Mercurial repositories running on Apache with mod_wsgi. Repositories have all filenames encoded in windows-1251. This encoding is used for historically reasons: they were converted to mercurial ...
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Apache convert %20 to \xa9 instead of {space}

When I'm trying to access an url like image%20xyz.jpg, I got a 404 error. When I look into the logs, Apache converts the %20 into \xa9 (and every url encoded characters are transformed to their \xXY ...
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FFMPEG AAC Encoder Vanished?

I'm running Ubuntu Server 10.04 LTS x64. I've been using ffmpeg on this machine to encode H.264 videos with AAC audio for over a year. There was an update to the ffmpeg packages this week that seems ...
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Tell apache to convert LF to CRLF for text/plain

The problem: I want to serve CRLF from files encoded as LF I have an apache2 httpd linux-based web-server configured to serve up (large) log files (*.log) generated by a linux-based simulator. These ...
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Umlaut encoding: tar on Mac Lion

I have a tar archive created on an old Unixware machine using ISO8859-1 encoding. When I try to extract it under Macosx Lion, I experience a bit of weirdness with German umlauts. For instance: I open ...
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How do I enable characters like [Æ, Ø, Å] in PuTTY/Debian?

I'm using VIM through PuTTY to work on my development server, but it gets rather difficult when I have to work on files containing characters like those mentioned in the title. Not only does it make ...
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Apache authentication against LDAP fails for passwords with umlauts

When authenticating against LDAP (Active Directory, Server 2008) from an Apache server I get the following message in the error log: authentication failure for "/": Password Mismatch This only ...
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filenames encoding problem when migrating a PHP Application from Windows Server 2003 to Linux

I have a couple of PHP applications actually running on Windows 2003 Server. As they are actually using PHP, Mysql and even Apache on Windows, the project is to move them to a new Linux server (Debian ...
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Content Encoding Error on new IIS 7 server with PHP

I recently moved a PHP (Cake framework) development site from an IIS 6 (x86) server to an IIS 7 server (x64). The content is all the same and the URL rewriting works, but on the attempt to display the ...
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Outlook Meeting Requests Not Being Re-encoded from Base 64 by Receiving Clients

Exchange 2010 + Outlook 2007. Users send outlook meeting request to a list of recipients both interanlly and externally to the organisation. Some recipients report receiving 'garbled' messages instead ...
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Automatically Transcode Video and Upload to Cloud

I asked this over on superuser, with no luck - I'm hoping serverfault is the more appropriate site. I'm looking for a solution to take video files from my HD Camera and automate transcoding to a ...
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base64 encoded emails

A problem: Email from my server comes like this: Content-Type: text/plain; charset="UTF-8" Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64 ...
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Where does the PHP/MySQL connection take its default charset?

I use mysql_connect to a database solely defined in UTF-8. Everywhere I can look in the configuration, I see UTF-8 Unicode (utf8) or utf8_general_ci. However, when I open the PHP connection, then use ...
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MySQL think 'außer' equals to 'auser'

I tried to migrate some tables from one MySQL database to the other, but I encountered an error: ERROR 1062 (23000) at line 108: Duplicate entry 'außer' for key 'PRIMARY' And I tried to find why, ...
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Python encoding problem

I have a python script that exports data from a mysql utf-8 table into an textfile. Here is the code that does the job csvDatei = codecs.open( csvDateiName, "w", "utf-8" ) ... cursor = db.cursor(); ...
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HUDSON: how to manually encode the LDAP managerPassword?

I need to know how to manually encode the LDAP managerPassword which controls the authentication to hudson: <securityRealm class="hudson.security.LDAPSecurityRealm"> ...
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Ubuntu 8.04LTS Folder name encoding issue

I will explain my problem from the beginning, I have an Ubuntu server 8.04LTS and I use a Java application with Tomcat 6.0.18 and JRE 1.6. The problem is that the display of characters such as (é è ç ...
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Apache Content-Type encoding changing from UTF-8 to iso-88591 from directory to directory

I have a site running on Apache 2.2.8 (Plesk 9.5.4) For this site there is a strange behaivor the root directory only has html and it is served with the following header with is great. ...
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Cisco Default Character Encoding on Console

Question What is the default character encoding used by most Cisco devices when communicating over the console? Background I'm a software developer, writing an application that interfaces with ...
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SQL Error (1064) when importing data from SQL file

I have a MySQL database, which was originally set up with the default latin1 character set and latin1_swedish_ci collation. I was using the database like this for sometime, until I noticed strange ...
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which internet audio streaming server can I use?

I need an audio streaming setup that supports the following formats: WMA, AAC and MP3. The streams must be compatible both with desktop players like Winamp. Win Media Player and with Flash Player and ...
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How can UTF 8 encoding in a varchar field be transfered to an nvarchar field?

The UTF-8 characters (nearly a million records) were imported into varchar(max) as western european. Is there any known method of fixing this in SQL? We have verified that the "garbage" characters ...
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How can I change the default encoding of a tomcat server/container?

I'm having problems with the character encoding of my webapp and would like to know how I can go about changing the default encoding of tomcat on the Linux production server to match the cp 1252 ...
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How can I query the encoding of a postgresql cluster?

When you create a new postgresql cluster you can specify an encoding for the cluster, but I'm not sure to know how to retrieve it once the cluster has been created. I have seen that with \encoding ...
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Changing the character encoding of a MySQL database

Our whole application is now able to handle UTF-8 and it will be our choice in terms of encoding all across our architecture. The last step is to change the encoding of our MySQL databases. Of ...
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Automated video encoding linux

I am looking for a program/utility which will automatically take whatever video file I give it and transcode it into another more suitable format for a web site. Anyone know of a good linux (prefer ...
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motd with utf-8 encoding in Ubuntu Server 10.10

I've just changed default motd in Ubuntu (I edited /etc/update-motd.d/* files) and added some string in polish: echo "Aby uzyskać dodatkowe informacje i przykładowe skrypty wpisz:" but ...
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Importing UTF8 data into MySQL from a file causes truncation

I have a file called person.sql with 1 line: INSERT INTO Person (sFullname) VALUES ('Thomas Ågren'); If I run the following command from the shell: mysql --default-character-set=utf8 -uusername ...
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Character encoding in sql server 2005

Where can I configure (if it's possible) how Sql Server 2005 "interprets" character encoding of string data sent trough TDS protocol (in this case from web application)? Maybe it would be better if ...
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How to find malformed - corrupted - dos - BOMByte Files in Linux

I've several problems maintaining large production servers, in which some developers drop files from Windows environments, sometime with BOM-bytes (We use UTF8, and no need for that), causing lots of ...
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How can I disable Transfer-Encoding: chunked in Apache with HTTP/1.1 responses

I have a mod_include (SSI) page that is generating erronous output during chunked encoding when requested by a HTTP/1.1 browser. The page is output fine when requested by a HTTP/1.0 (because the ...
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How can I stream DIVX, etc. files from Windows Server 2003 Streaming Media Server?

Do I just need to install the codecs? Or is there a process for streaming custom encoded media?
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How to serve HTTP filenames with special characters?

Take the following blog page as a case: http://www.roney.com.br/2010/06/20/estados-do-brasil-um-pais-que-precisa-se-unir/ !Careful, it has tons of youtubes embedded, so is a slow load! It is a ...
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How can be changed the linux system's default character set?

I'm working in a software development team using svn. Since many developer's computers are working using windows, text file codification has to be agreed with everyone. I decided to use Linux, and ...
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printing foreign text for PHP on UBUNTU and CENTOS

I am using domdocuments and using things like $div->nodeValue to obtain certain info from a web page. On my ubuntu machine when i do php crawl.php everything is displayed properly in Chinese (the ...
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Force encoding with IIS 7

I try to force encoding with IIS 7. When I add in the http response headers the key : Content-Type and value charset=utf-8 i got this key content-type : text/html,content-type=utf-8 it's there a ...
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pdftotext not outputting hebrew characters

I'm using Xpdf's pdftotext to get the text out of some hebrew pdf files on Ubuntu. On my local machine this worked fine. I then tried to do it on another machine and the hebrew characters don't show ...
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Apache rewrite rules and special characters

I have a server where some files have an actual %20 in their name (they are generated by an automated tool which handles spaces this way, and I can't do anything about this); this is not a space: it's ...
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PHP & IIS 6 Encoding problem

The server is running Windows 2003 with IIS 6.0.3790.1830 x86 (iis.dll). My database server is Microsoft SQL Server 2000. My PHP version is 5.3. The original application is hosted on appserv1 and ...
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Using Chinese Characters With Mod_Rewrite

I'm trying to create a rule using Chinese characters #RewriteRule ^zh(.*) /中文版$1 [L,R=301] creates error 500 when i change the file to UTF-8 #RewriteRule ^zh(.*) /%E4%B8%AD%E6%96%87%E7%89%88$1 ...
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Custom Filter in cPanel to Auto-Delete Emails with Russian Characters

I get a lot of spam to my email account from Russia. The emails themselves (name, subject, body) are in Russian and I was hoping to create a custom filter in cPanel (not in SpamAssassin but in cPanel ...
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File encoding altered by FTP transfer

A user has used FTP to transfer some HTML files to our webserver. These HTML files contain characters such as: ‘ ’ which aren't properly encoded in HTML markup. When they've been uploaded, the ...
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How is it possible I can ssh to a machine from windows, but not my mac?

I'm at work right now and my colleagues prepared a Debian server for me and left. Now I just found out that I can ssh into it using PuTTY from a Windows (XP) box just fine (no Linux machines here, ...
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Apache encodes URL while rewriting

I'm having troubles with URL rewriting. My rules work well but they encode GET parameters. /myurl/search?text=accès becomes /myurl/search?text=acc%25C3%25A8s My search engine cannot work with this ...