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Fix wrong encoding of filenames

strangely the encodings from some music I got from a friend with Windows 7 OS show up with a wrong encoding in nautlius . I already tried it with convmv --notest -r -f windows-1255 -t utf-8 * but ...
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Locales and encoding

$ cat /etc/default/locale LANG="ru_UA.UTF-8" LANGUAGE="ru_UA:ru" $ locale -a | grep ru_UA ru_UA.iso885915 ru_UA.utf8 ~ $ I want to have: $ cat /etc/default/locale LANG="ru_UA.UTF-8" ...
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Ubuntu does not correctly display non-ASCII characters in Windows folder names

If I save folders in windows with special characters like ä/ö/ü or chinese characters, they will be displayed with question marks in Ubuntu. But if I write it directly in Ubuntu, it will be displayed ...
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Convert video DVD for FullHD TV via NAS

I'd like to convert a video DVD into a video file that I can put on my NAS in order to watch it via PC or my TV (FullHD). Of course, I'd like to preserve high quality and high compatibility, as new ...
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Cannot read filenames that are in utf8 encoding (Greek characters)

I've downloaded some files using "Download as .zip" option provided by Dropbox. The filenames contain Greek characters. I've extracted them and all I get is this: 2013 ΧειμεÏινÏ.pdf The files ...
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Convert files to UTF-8 without BOM

I have a file in Hebrew, which is displayed now as Gibberish. On windows, what I've done at the past, I just converted the file using Notepad++ > Encoding > Convert to UTF-8 without BOM and then ...
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Error while adding a watermark to mp4 with FFmpeg

I try to watermark an mp4 file with ffmpeg and the following command : ffmpeg -i originalvideo.mp4 -vf « movie=watermark.png [wm];[in][wm] overlay=0:0:1 [out]« watermarkedvideo.mp4 after some ...
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non-english characters in file names don't show up in file search

After installing Kubuntu 15.10 non-English (i.e. Greek) file names are not shown in file search. Any ideas about this issue? (A QT issue caused some trouble in Firefox under 15.04, if I recall this ...
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Gstreamer 0.10.21 - how to update faad decoder version from 0.10.22.3 to 0.10.23

How to only update one decoder? I have one hardware which is using echo cancel + noise reduction, when i use decoder faad version 0.10.22.3 it does not work even using WebRTC or PJ echo. I need to ...
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Unable to open files from Windows Partition

I installed Ubuntu through WUBI. I can see that the windows drive is mounted under /host and I can see all of the files, but I am unable to open many of the files properly. Simple files like text ...
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Change language encoding for file uploading

Previously we were running a Wordpress site on a Mac OS Server machine. We had several hundred images with Chinese characters for the image names. Now we're trying to migrate to a Ubuntu system and ...
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How to update Vorbis codec?

After ripping audio CDs to Ogg-Vorbis files with Asunder, I noticed that it uses the libVorbis 1.3.4 (Turpakäräjiin) codec from 2014 (program installed via Terminal). Is there any way to update the ...
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corrupt file after power failure

I just had a power failure while I was working on a text file (specifically a latex .tex file). I had been saving regularly - so wasn't too worried about lost work. But now I can't actually use the ...
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How to install kompozer on xubuntu after downloading

I downloaded kompozer from the official site and i extracted the files, but I don't have an executable file. How do I run it(or set it up) from the terminal?
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Can I use an arbitrary sampling rate with opusenc?

My question is rather a matter of interest than need. I did a hearing test online to find out the maximum frequency, that I can still hear. The result was ~18500Hz. So I concluded the most efficient ...
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MKV seek broken after re-encoding

I have a few MKV files that need the title to be changed. My searching has led me to understand that re-encoding is the the easiest way to do so. mediainfo on one of the files General Unique ID ...
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Unicode (Hebrew) typing: Works in some applications but not others

Recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 (Kubuntu, incidentally; but I experience this issue with both gnome-terminal and Konsole). I have Hebrew selected as a language and as an input method. When I try to ...
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How to convert Arabic subtitles to utf8 the right way?

Most DVD burners (if not all) ask for subtitles to be encoded in utf8, sure that's easy for file in *.srt; do ◀ iconv -f ISO-8859-1 -t UTF-8 -o "$file".utf "$file" && mv "$file".utf "$file" ◀ ...
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best setup for lamp stack development

I currently have ubuntu 14.04 with lamp stack running in virtualbox under win 8.1. I use PhpStorm inside the virtualbox. Virtualbox is running fine except for some flickering and screen refresh issues ...
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iconv conversion not supported

I'm not sure since when it happened, but it surely used to work before I upgraded to 14.04 (from 13.10) and now it doesn't: iconv -f UTF-8 -t EUC-JP input > output It gives me the following ...
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Kickstarter Crowd Source Funding and PiTiVI

I have a video, generated in PiTiVi and cannot understand what to do with the rendering to make this video work on Kickstarter (KS). They say: "For video encoding, use WMV format in Windows. On Mac, ...
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“Invalid Encoding” error on backups created with WinRAR

I recently installed ubuntu. I have my files (windows, office, jpg, etc.) compressed in .rar. My native language is spanish. I got "invalid encoding" whenever I tried to decompress. I though I ...
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Change stream format of command line sp-sc (Sopcast) utility

I am using the command line version of Sopcast under Ubuntu 14.04. I am using it like sp-sc sop://address port port. This takes the P2P stream and re-transmits it as an live ASF stream. I usually open ...
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Why does apache2 default to LANG=C instead of UTF8 or system default

The 10-year-old comment in /etc/apache2/envvars simply says "The locale used by some modules like mod_dav", but why can't mod_dav be fixed to also handle a better LANG setting for the rest of apache?
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How to read ANSI encoded .srt files in the right way?

Is there anyway of any media player that I can view Arabic ANSI encoded .srt files in the right way without converting them to UTF-8 encoding ? I tried VLC, Gnome mplayer and the default Movie player ...
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Appletviewer character encoding wrong after ubuntu update

I ran the most recent batch of updates to ubuntu 12.04 and, after this, appletviewer started to fail to show chinese characters even with the JVM file encoding arg set to UTF-8. Before everything was ...
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Arabic file names changed to unicode

Copied zip file of site backup from old host which had Arabic file names, when unzipped on new installation of Ubuntu file names are somehow changed to unicode. Original file name : إدارة-المكتب-...
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Printing out document does not print 'åäö'. How do I fix it?

Im trying to print out a scientific paper I have been working on, but for some reason it does not include the letters 'åäö' (Im from Sweden). The operating system is completely on English (I like it ...
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Guake won't display UTF-8 after forced reboot

That's basically it. Sometimes after having to force a reboot Guake won't show any UTF-8 characters. This is especially noticeable since I'm using powerline with a patched font. output from dpkg -l | ...
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Terminal broken characters

It doesn't matter if gnome-terminal or xfce4-terminal is used, I got always some broken characters in my terminal window. Specs: Ubuntu 15.10 Ubuntu Mono, UTF-8 encoding ZSH Any tips would ...
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No music playback on Ubuntu Phone when # in filename

When I want to play an mp3 file with an '#' in its filename on my Ubuntu Pone Aqaurius E5 there is no sound and the track time and playback time stays 0:00. I can still move the slider though. I am ...
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Is it correct using of LAME mp3 encoder?

unsigned char mp3buffer[LAME_MAXMP3BUFFER]; lame_t lame = lame_init(); lame_set_in_samplerate(lame, 44100); lame_set_out_samplerate(lame, 44100); lame_set_num_channels(lame, 1); lame_set_mode(lame, ...
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Detect & Convert encoding for broken file names

I downloaded some mp3 files that has Japanese character in its name and now the file name is broken. I tired convmv to convert encoding, but i cannot seem to find in which encoding the filename is ...
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how to encode a shell script so others can run it but they can not read it

I want to encode a script, so others can run that script to get relevant result but when they run command cat it should throw output in encoded format.
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Chinese Subtitles in VLC

A similar question was asked, here: Subtitle are not working in vlc But I have tried all the fixes, and none of them work for me. I am trying to use Chinese subtitles from OpenSubtitles. I get a ...
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Libre Office garbles text

Last night I was working on a .doc file that I've been working on for about a week. Before leaving it for the night - I saved it as usual (it was first saved as "Microsoft Word 97/2000/XP/2003", and ...
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How does gedit detect the encoding of a text file?

How does gedit detect the encoding of a text file when opening it? I notice that gedit can always find the correct encoding when opening a text file of mine, while chardet can often fail to and ...
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find out the encoding method that gedit uses to open a text file?

gedit successfully guessed the correct encoding charset of a text file. I would like to find out what the charset is, but couldn't find a way in its menu. How can I do that? Thanks.
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Media Converter suggestion

Please suggest me an audio video converter which supports most of the commonly used codecs and especially GPU Accelerated Encoding. GUI is much appreciated, but Command-line will also work. Also give ...
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Japanese file names break

I am trying to fix an encoding issue with any zip files or rar files that I unzip. Anything I try to unzip through file-roller comes out like this if using the unzip utility in terminal this is ...
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Encoding wrong in Ubuntu Server

My terminal is with the wrong encoding , how can I change ? My System is Ubuntu Server 15.10 64bits.
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Multiple Encodings in Terminal

I would like to change my terminal encoding to have ISO 8859-7 and UTF-8 at the same time, is that possible? I am using Ubuntu 15.04. Thank you for your time!
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Ubuntu Chinese Encoding Problem

I'm using an Ubuntu 15.04. I want my system to recognize both GB.18030 by default. It is currently showing software title bars in some strange blocks and stuff. I have installed the Chinese support, ...
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VSFTPD does not keep spaces or line breaks

When I download a text file from VDFTPD the file loses all spaces and line breaks. Files opened with Nano have no problems. Example: abc def ghi Sample Text Becomes: abcdefghiSampleText I am ...