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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to prevent IIS 7 to partially decode REQUEST_URI?

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, ...
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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. ...