Encoding is changing a sequence of characters to symbols.

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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 it'...
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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 [L,...
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Custom Filter in cPanel to Auto-Delete Emails with Russian Characters [closed]

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 ...
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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?