UTF-8 is a multibyte character encoding of the Unicode character set, made up of one or more bytes. Unlike some other encodings such as UTF-16, the UTF-8 encoding is upward compatible with 7-bit ASCII characters, and can be processed to some degree by applications that are only aware of bytes.

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knife ignores client_key in ~/.chef/knife.rb

I am getting errors like WARN: Failed to read the private key /etc/chef/client.pem: #<Errno::ENOENT: No such file or directory @ rb_sysopen - /etc/chef/client.pem> ERROR: Your private key could ...
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DB2 Integrity Checks and Exception Tables

I am working on planning a migration of a DB2 8.1 database from a horrible IBM encoding to UTF-8 to support further languages etc. I am encountering an issue that I am stuck on. A few notes on this ...
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Exim mainlog character encoding

In my exim4 installation I keep getting both UTF-8 encoded and extended ANSI encoded mainlog containing strings like "tämä" (correctly in UTF-8) and "t\xe4\m\xe4" (ANSI). The latter escaped markings ...
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German Umlauts (but only uppercase) are broken

I have a proxmox3 server. I login via SSH. Umlauts (öäüÜÖÄ) works well - nevertheless if upper or lowercase. Then I login in my openvz node (debian wheezy) via: vzctl enter 100 In this node, on ...
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Handle UTF-8 files names in Centos 7 & Apache 2.4

My images whose names contain accented letters (é, à etc.) are not accessible via Apache (404 error). I think it's not related to Apache. I checked the configuration file: AddDefaultCharset UTF-8 ...
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Can I convert my database/script to UTF-8?

How can I convert a database to support UTF-8 and convert it's old data from what ever encoding they're in to UTF-8 ? Extra Info: I'm running a server which has many websites on it, and one of them ...
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SQL Error (1064) when importing data from SQL file

I have a MySQL database, which was originally set up with the default latin1 character set and latin1_swedish_ci collation. I was using the database like this for sometime, until I noticed strange ...
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LDAP at IBM XIV

I have problem with authenticating users over LDAP (Active Directory) Windows 2008 R2 on IBM XIV. After troubleshooting I've find out problems caused by polish letters in CommonName ...
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Special chars not displayed correctly

I have problem when I copy file from Server A (Debian 7.4) to Server B (Debian 7.4). Polish special characters in files are not displayed correctly on Server B (in mcedit). I created file with polish ...
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server side includes on iis: unicode support?

Using server sides includes (.shtml files) on IIS (7.5 & 8.5), it appears its <!--#include file="filename"--> directive does not handle properly the byte order mark (bom) of included file if ...
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Linux not interpreting UTF8 encoded characters

So, having the following file Adán-y-Eva-50x50.jpg when I try to access it, apache translates it to Ad\xc3\xa1n-y-Eva-50x50.jpg and won't find it, even though it exists. This happens only for ...
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How to pass raw Ansible params to Windows cmd without any encoding/decoding?

I'm trying to set permissions to some windows directory like this # ansible example.com -m raw -a 'icacls D:\somedir\ /grant "! ЗАО. Руководство":F' -vvvvv and get windows error about invalid ...
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Converting UTF-8 NFD filenames to UTF-8 NFC, in either rsync or afpd

I have a home file server running FreeNAS 8. A few days ago I used rsync to upload my entire iTunes library from Mac so that I could load my library over the network instead of off a slow USB drive. ...
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Debian, How to convert filesystem from ISO-8859-1 into UTF-8?

I have a old pc that is running Debian stable, that is in need of a upgrade. The problem is that it is using latin1 (ISO-8859-1) for everything, and since the rest of the world has moved to UTF-8 I ...
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Command to create MySQL database with Character set UTF-8

I use create database dbname; to create database. but I want it to created with Character set UTF-8 Anyone know what is the command to use?
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Apache2: Problems matching accented characters in query string using RewriteCond & RewriteRule

Working on a site where the plan is to move URLs from a query string format to a number based format. Lots of URLs exist that have unescaped accented & similar UTF8 characters in them. The ...
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Is the Ext3 filename limited to 255 symbols or 255 bytes?

I cannot save the file with the name containing more than 127 Cyrillic UTF-8 symbols on my Ext3 filesystem. It is possible so save the files containing up to 255 English UTF-8 symbols though. So is ...
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How to get system locale in Windows 7 cmd?

How can I get system locale in Windows 7? I mean something like: cs_CZ.UTF-8 I tried writing "locale" in the command line but that doesn't work in Windows. Any suggestions?
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Mount unix samba 4 share to osx client without mangled file names

I have a unix server (arch linux) with samba 4.1.12. The share has files inside it with utf-8 nfc encoding (standard utf-8). When I mount this samba share into an osx client (10.9.5), files with ...
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Lighttpd sending wrong headers for UTF-8 content

Ubuntu/Lighttpd is not serving my UTF-8 encoded files with the correct Content-Type header. It's sending Content-Type: text/html rather than Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8. How do I configure ...
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Rewriting ASCII-percent-encoded locations to their UTF-8 encoded equivalent

For example, “å” can be encoded as /%E5 and /%C3%A5 (utf-8). All my filenames are UTF-8, so the ASCII variants return a 404. I want both variants to work. I have tried rewriting the incorrect URLs to ...
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How to find out if a terminal supports UTF-8

I'm setting up the CPAN module for perl on CentOs 5, and one of the questions is 'Does your terminal support UTF-8?' (paraphrased). How do I find out?
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cygwin find -ls behaviour like ls [closed]

I use cygwin find with -ls (find . -ls) option to have a list of files with full path. Due to UTF-16 (windows XP in this case) converted to en_UTF-8 under cygwin, special charactere like accent are ...
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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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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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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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Are there any SMTP servers that support the SMTPUTF8 extension? [closed]

RFC 5321 limits email addresses to 7 bit US-ASCII encoding. RFC 6531 (a fairly new spec) allows email addresses in SMTP commands and IMF headers to be encoded in UTF-8. This SMTP extension makes ...
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Is there a difference between en_US.utf8 and en_US.UTF-8?

Server info (DNS and IPs removed): cat /proc/version && uname -a && java -version Linux version 2.6.16.33-xenU (*************) (gcc version 4.1.1 20070105 (Red Hat 4.1.1-52)) #2 SMP ...
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UTF-8 encoding gone missing after enabling mysqlnd

I've enabled mysqlnd on my PHP 5.4.26 server using MariaDB 10.0.8. My SQL config contained this: [mysqlnd] character-set-server = utf8 collation-server = utf8_general_ci It was all working fine ...
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How to create a new MYSQL charset?

I am trying to configure roundcube webmail and I get the error "Can't initialize character set utf8 (path: /usr/share/mysql/charsets/))" I fixed this before on my website by adding ...
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CygWin SSHD and UTF-8 BOM

The CygWin ssh server configuration file "config_sshd" seems to need to be written minus a byte order marker. The server will accept UTF-8 but obviously becomes confused if it sees what it thinks is ...
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HTTP proxy to deal with different encoding [closed]

I am working on a web crawler, so I parse HTML pages. My problem is sometime the page encoding is not UTF8 (ISO, exotic Windows[0-9] etc..) and my analyser failled. I tried many solution in ...
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Setting locale in Ubuntu 12.04 (openvz)

I have a fresh installation of Ubuntu 12.04 as virtual openVZ guest. The defined locale for LC_* in basic setup is POSIX. I'd like to change this to en_US.UTF-8. So I installed language_pack_en_base ...
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How to forbid non-UTF-8 filenames?

Is it possible to enforce, at filesystem level, that all created file entries will have valid UTF-8 names? I am using Btrfs.
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Error in a collation for german characters

I would like to use the collation utf8_german2_ci in my linux server. The problem is that I want to use this character ß which is not supported in other collation I think. So I get this error ERROR ...
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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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Ubuntu Server 10.10: Preventing a serial console from using UTF-8

I have an Ubuntu 10.10 Server box with a Digital VT220 connected over a serial line. (That's a real VT220, not a virtual one. An actual beige CRT thing.) It works great apart from the fact that ...
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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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Is writing/reading speed affected by the name of the files?

How can I find out, or does anybody know, if is faster storing/reading a file with Spanish/Greek/Cyrilic/etc... characters like mi-foto-españa-oíóáaç.jpg than mi-foto-espana-oioaac.jpg ?
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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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Do SMTP servers implement 8BITMIME with anything other than UTF-8?

RFC 5321 specifies that the body of an email be encoded as 7 bit, US-ASCII. The 8BITMIME extension allow the body to be encoded as 8 bit. An SMTP server can advertise that it supports 8BITMIME in ...
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MySQl: Specified key too long ..max is 1000 bytes?

I'm trying to create a table in MySQL with the statement: CREATE TABLE tags (Tag VARCHAR(200) NOT NULL default '', Login VARCHAR(255) NOT NULL default '', PRIMARY KEY (Tag, Login)) ENGINE=MyISAM; ...
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Can not input or print Chinese on PuTTY

On Red Hat Enterprise Linux AS release 3, I've set my environment variable as below $ echo $LANG zh_CN.UTF-8 $ echo $LANGUAGE zh_CN.UTF-8 $ echo $SUPPORTED en_US.UTF-8:en_US:en:zh_CN.UTF-8 $ ...
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Mongo Client RedHat EL5 UT8 Support

# mongo MongoDB shell version: 1.6.4 Fri Mar 16 11:55:46 *** warning: spider monkey build without utf8 support. consider rebuilding with utf8 support connecting to: test Mongo Server seems to handle ...
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Force .js files saved in ANSI encoding to show in UTF-8 on IIS 7.5

I'm migrating a web system that now works on windows server 2003 IIS 6, to IIS 7.5 on windows 2008 server This system generates javascript files with accented characters in ANSI (Portuguese - Brazil). ...
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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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Utf-8 encoding for PHP-scripts creates “headers already sent”

If I upload php files that are encoded in UTF-8, instead of ANSI, it creates problems with "headers already sent" on the server. vi shows {feff} at the start and nano does not show the \ at the ...
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Ubuntu 8.04LTS Folder name encoding issue

I will explain my problem from the beginning, I have an Ubuntu server 8.04LTS and I use a Java application with Tomcat 6.0.18 and JRE 1.6. The problem is that the display of characters such as (é è ç ...
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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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Using UTF-8 in the /etc/passwd file. Any known issues?

I was recently asked to modify the GECOS field in the passwd file for a certain user so that it will contain his name with his original accented characters. My first was reaction was "sure, why not?" ...