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I tried out more methods: the result was identical. No way UTF-8 to set characters. It lsb-core and the ttf-mscorefonts packets are installed.

I cannot reach it, that it UTF-8 letters the Google-Earth let them appear in his choice.In Hungary the öŐőŐüÜűŰíÍóÓáÁéÉ characters fundamental... :(

Google-Earth version: 6.2

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Type in a terminal:

sudo apt-get install xfonts-75dpi xfonts-100dpi
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