Encoding is changing a sequence of characters to symbols.

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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 ...
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PHP code protector

We are about to deploy our PHP web application in different branches of our company and I am looking for PHP code encoders as to protect our PHP scripts from tampering. I know that Zend Guard is ...
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sql and web encoding problem

Guys, I've got an encoding problem I believe. I have upgraded from phpBB2 to phpBB3. The old databases were in latin1, the new ones have utf8 encoding. Already during the upgrade process some rows ...
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Setting the output encoding to text/html for a given file ending in Apache

I would like to upload some HTML pages with the ending .aspx to our apache root server and I want apache to treat and deliver them just as regular .html files. I know this is unusual, but it is only ...
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Postgresql “Could not determine cluster encoding”

Background: I was migrating a system from one Ubuntu host to another and along with it a Postgresql database. Unfortunately I don't have access to the original server any longer and the backup file ...
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re: UTF-8, PHP and XML Mysql

This is relating to http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1791082/utf-8-php-and-xml-mysql, which I am still trying to get my head around. I Have a couple of separate questions that will hopefully help ...
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How to tell the language encoding of a filename on Linux?

I have a directory with ~10,000 image files from an external source. Many of the filenames contain spaces and punctuation marks that are not DB friendly or Web friendly. I also want to append a SKU ...
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How do I change the default character encoding in IIS on Windows Server 2003?

When validating my web page using the W3C Validator, I noticed that although I specify ISO-8859-1 encoding in my HTML, the web server seems to be specifying UTF-8 encoding in the HTTP headers. I've ...
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Hardware H.264 video encoders for production use?

I'm involved in a project that will involve encoding H.264 video from several sources for live, real-time transmission over the 'net, and it'd be nice to avoid having to dedicate an entire CPU-heavy ...
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MYSQL Collations [utf8_general_ci] and [utf8_unicode_ci]. What's the difference?

I'm wondering if there any different between these tow Collations in mysql encoding charset UTF8: utf8_general_ci and utf8_unicode_ci They both looks the same! note: For now I'm writing in them in ...
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How to encode video to use HTML 5 video tag? [closed]

I'm trying to use <video> tag feature. I've encoded my file with ffmpeg: ffmpeg -i 1.vob -f ogg -vcodec libtheora -b 800k -g 300 -acodec libvorbis -ab 128k out.ogv I've placed this text in ...
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Unable to find the right fileformat for Screen's logs in Vim

I see where I have ^M and ^[ at various places. The former seems to be enter, while the latter apparently the end/beginning of the line. I would like to get the purple symbols out such that I can ...
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Unable to change encoding to UTF-8 in Open Office [closed]

I see the following when I look at a document in Finnish The problem seems to be in encoding. I am not sure which encohing OO uses by default. I can see the documents in terminal without the ...
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Unable find the right encoding for a HTML -file in Vim

I see where all contents is in one line. It seems that this is the reason of bad encoding. I can see the characters ^M. How can you get the encoding right in Vim?