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Re: [Fwd: Re: Cannot mount usb memory with correct filesystem encoding]

On 26/12/2007, Christopher White <christopher.white@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>  Dotan Cohen wrote:
> > How can I mount an SD card (via USB card reader) to have a specific
> > filename encoding on Ubuntu Feisty 7.04? My laptop is UTF-8, but the
> > SD card in my Nokia 6288 seems to be CP1255 or ISO-8859-8. The Hebrew
> > filenames show up as question marks, not letters. So if on the Nokia I
> > make three directories on the card:
> > EnglishDir
> > תיקייהעברית
> > עודאחד2
> >
> > Then this is what I see on my laptop:
> > EnglishDir
> > ???????????
> > ??????2
> >
> The problem might be the terminal: the fact that it's dealing with
> right-to-left correctly makes it seem that the terminal just can't
> display the hebrew characters. If you're using one of the kernel tty's,
> you might try starting X and using xterm.
> Hope that helps. If it doesn't, you will have pretty much exhausted my
> expertise :-).
> Christopher

Although I mount in Konsole, the problem is evident while browsing the
file system in Konqueror, which supports Hebrew on the local system
(and remote systems via ssh) perfectly.

Dotan Cohen


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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