Unicode is intended to be a universal character set for describing all the characters required for written text incorporating all writing systems, technical symbols and punctuation.

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When I ncpmount a Novell server under Linux (Ubuntu 14.04), I do not see filenames with accented characters

I use Linux on my computer at work and the server uses Novell. I am friendly with the IT staff in a "don't bother us, and we won't bother you" kind of way, and I can usually fix my problems myself ...
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Imapsync doesn't sync unicode characters properly

I am using imapsync to migrate my e-mail account from a CPanel (courier) mailserver to a Debian/Dovecot one. The issue I am facing has to do with some folders that contain Unicode characters. For ...
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writing non english (arabic) characters in ubuntu server

I have 2 installations of ubuntu server. One is a vm on my desktop, the other is a hosted VPS. I am using putty (with default settings) to ssh the 2 servers. When I connect using putty to the second ...
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Is there a way to force PostgreSQL to use the UTF-7 encoding for the connection?

I have a PostgreSQL database which uses an arcane text encoding, and I can't change that. Is there a way tostore text in UTF-7 transparently (for the informed client) so that the database engine ...
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filenames, ASCII unicode escaped sequences to UTF8 [closed]

I'm not sure if I've grasped the issue here so if I haven't just say so and I'll edit the title. My problem is the following: I have an Ubuntu 12.04 server (UTF-8 locale) to which users upload files ...
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Cisco FWSM -> ASA upgrade broke our mail server

We send mail with unicode asian characters to our mail server on the other side of our WAN... immediately after upgrading from a FWSM running 2.3(2) to an ASA5550 running 8.2(5), we saw failures on ...
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Using convmv to forcefully convert from euc-tw to ascii

I have a bunch of euc-tw filenames that I need to convert to ascii, however convmv refuses to convert with: ascii doesn't cover all needed characters for: "����" To prevent damage to your files, we ...
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Why doesn't Firefox render this AWstats generated html?

XML Parsing Error: not well-formed Location: https://awstats.example.org/reports/www.example.org/2011/06/awstats.www.example.org.xml Line Number 603, Column 34: <tr><td ...
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Copying UTF8 text file from FreeBSD to another system corrupts unicode characters

I have two production servers running FreeBSD 7.3 (Prod A and Prod B). Locally I'm on OS X Mountain Lion (Local). I have an EC2 staging server running Ubuntu 12.04 (Staging). I have a mysql database ...
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How to make the 'less' command handle UTF-8?

On my Mac terminal, printing UTF-8 works in general, but the less doesn't work correctly. So this works correctly: $ echo -e '\xe2\x82\xac' € but piping it into less gives something like this: ...
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Can PuTTY be configured to display the following UTF-8 characters?

I'd like to be able to render the characters as seen in this tweet: I saved the tweet's JSON data and wrote a one-liner python script for testing. python -c 'import json,urllib; print ...
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How can I check if PHP was compiled with the UNICODE version of the Win32 API?

This is related to this Stack Overflow post: glob() can't find file names with multibyte characters on Windows? I'm having issues with PHP and files that have multibyte characters on Windows. Here's ...
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UnicodeEncodeError when uploading files in Django admin

Note: I asked this question on StackOverflow, but I realize this might be a more proper place to ask this kind of question. I'm trying to upload a file called 'Testaråäö.txt' via the Django admin ...
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Re-uploading file with unicode filename creates identical duplicate

I'm running a Django site on a Debian 6 system, with a gunicorn server and nginx 0.7.67 handling static files. The filesystem locale is set to sv_SE.UTF-8. I got a problem where another user uploaded ...
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Powershell 2: How to strip a specific character from a body of ASCII text

I am trying to strip odd characters from strings using PowerShell. I used the following output to attempt to learn on my own: get-help about_regular_expressions I am trying to take a string that is ...
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Logcheck: wildcards which include non-latin characters

On my mail server, I have a custom logcheck rule as follows, which is intended to filter messages from deliver: ^\w{3} [ :0-9]{11} [._[:alnum:]-]+ deliver\.*\): msgid=.*: saved mail to.*$ ...
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Fail to get unicode URL in IIS 6

I setup an IIS server running at localhost and put 2 file with unicode file name, for e.g: 변태연.txt and 변태연.flv The 2 files are all real but only 1 working: localhost/변태연.txt I don't know why? Do ...
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Character set issues in Postgres upgrade

I am moving some databases from Postgres 7.4.8 to 8.4.5, on CentOS 5. In the old database the encoding is UNICODE. So I did a text pg_dump, created my new databases like so: createdb --template ...
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mount and sync non english folder & file names

I'm trying to rsync a folder who's name contains non-english characters it breaks the whole rsync, how can I copy a folder even if they don't have english characters in it?
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PHP: Call to undefined function mb_strlen() - on custom compiled PHP with mbstring enabled

I have this custom compiled PHP (v5.3.3) with the following extensions enabled (via configure): ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/php5.3.3 --with-config-file-path=/usr/local/apache2/conf ...
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Is there a MySQL performance benchmark to measure the impact of utf8_unicode_ci versus utf8_general_ci?

I read here and there that using the utf8_unicode_ci collation ensures a better treatment of unicode text (for example, it knowns how to expand characters such as 'œ' into 'oe' for searching and ...
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Problems with vim/locale as non-root user on Solaris

I do some work on a Solaris 10 machine, and my .vimrc is set up to show unicode characters for tabs and line endings: set listchars=tab:▸\ ,eol:¬ This works out of the box on my OS X machine. On ...
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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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Unicode versions of common UNIX text tools to run on Windows

I can't afford the MKS toolkit (also think its a bit overkill for my needs). So I was wondering is anyone knew of the standard set of unix text tools but that can handle unicode files under Windows. ...
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Special characters in ssh usernames

I've got a few users configured on LDAP, and would like them to be able to connect to a Linux machine via SSH using those users and password on the LDAP directory. However, there are 2 issues I do not ...
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How to view a remote unicode file via ssh?

I have a unicode file that contains Chinese characters. I have a local and a remote copy of it. When I use less on the local file the characters are shown properly: 奥尔德林 However, when I ssh to the ...
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how does one quote unicode characters in mysql prompt or in SQL in general?

I have a weird unicode char in my mysql database the value looks like this card issuer bank didn<U+0092>t approve your payment so what should be an apostrophe is a weird unicode char, ...
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using curl against my IDN doesn't work right; browsers are OK

I've registered www.❺➠.ws, which goes to the same IP as www.naildrivin5.com. curl www.❺➠.ws returns the homepage of www.naildrivin5.com. No problem. I modify apache to use name-based virtual ...
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Best way to make sure a MySQL database is fully in UTF8

After some problems with UTF8 and none-UTF8 strings, we're standardising on UTF8. One thing I need to do is check that everything is in UTF8 in the MySQL database? What do I need to check? Server ...
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Linux support for unicode filenames

I have a couple Linux fileserver running Samba, what do I need to do to support filenames with unicode characters? Do particular filesystem have better support for Unicode? Would I get better ...