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I am trying to read some CDs/DVDs written before 5-10 years in Windows environment. Folder names are in english but I see this screen. Any help about what can cause this and how can I sort it out?

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    It's relatively simple (but unfortunately not obvious) to change the desired character encoding of file systems. The tricky part is figuring out what the correct character encoding is. For starters, what's the output of grep -wF -e iso9960 -e udf /proc/mounts (with the CD/DVD mounted) and what was the locale setting of the Windows installation that created the CD/DVD? What's the default locale of your Ubuntu installation? – David Foerster Aug 4 '16 at 10:29
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    Although I did not understand you, you helped me to focus on the right point. LANG=en_US.UTF-8 is the locale in my installation, locale in windows was either english or greek. After downloading from language support (in System settings) some extra packages, it works correctly. Thank you for help. – makriria Aug 5 '16 at 6:48
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    If you solved your problem yourself, please answer your own question and accept it. Don’t put the answer in your question or the comments! :-) – David Foerster Aug 5 '16 at 11:27
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OP solves the question and OP's comment made an answer.

Although I did not understand you, you helped me to focus on the right point. LANG=en_US.UTF-8 is the locale in my installation, locale in windows was either english or greek. After downloading from language support (in System settings) some extra packages, it works correctly. Thank you for help.

  • Well, that was rathermagical. Worked for me too - although I have no idea why exactly. – einpoklum May 10 '17 at 20:26
  • Can we get a few more details? Which packages were installed? Can we do this via a package manager? – Elijah Rockers Aug 15 '18 at 19:44

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