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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 - ...
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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 ...
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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. ? ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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Non-ASCII filenames are being broken in Jira on Debian

I have an old Jira 3.12 installed on Linux (Debian, 6.0.4). 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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Umlaut URLs fail in Tomcat when accessed via isapi_redirect

I have some PDF Documents in my Servlet that contain ä,ö,ü,ß, etc. On accessing the documents like this http://hostname:8080/ServletName/test_ä.txt the tomcat initially responded with an 404. After ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...