Re: problem with characters in filenames - konqueror?
- From: "J.O. Aho" <user@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 22 Oct 2006 07:17:22 +0200
ac wrote:J.O. Aho wrote:There may be a bit more to this though. Changing konqueror settings,ac wrote:Thanks, very useful. I have been lucky enough not to have hadI am having a problem with filenames (using konquerer). Some filesYou run gnome2 under utf while you run kde under iso-8859-x, fix your character setups, to use one and the same.
which have been created in xp and saved into a fat32 partition are
showing unreadable characters when viewed with konqueror file manager,
although they are ok viewed using nautilus file manager.
A typical example is a filename containing the string 'françoise',
when konqueror file manager offers 'fran??oise' where the ?? is
indicated by two dotted box indications. I note also that the single
character french 'c' is replaced by not one but two unreadable characters.
character problems until now, and it is a bit difficult to get my head
font, to UTF8 or UTF16 and reload or restart konqueror, does not
change the display problem. Also, after copying and pasting the files
with nautilus, and then viewing in the original konqueror, the display
even in konqueror is ok! It seems that nautilus is changing something
No, just switching fonts won't change the selected character setup, but in your ~/.bashrc you can set variables like
These should be set to UTF-8 compatible language codes, there are a system wide setting for this too, but the location and name of the file differs with distro.
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