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Old 08-10-2008, 03:10 PM   #1
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Japanese Language Files


I'm trying to backup some files from a windows XP ntfs partition using knoppix 5.1 DVD. Everything is going smoothly, except for some reason when I try to see files or directories that have japanese names, the system doesn't seem to recognise them. It won't show them at all, as if the directories are empty. I have set the language to Japanese in the control panel, and japanese characters are displaying fine. So, I would like to know if there is any to get the system to recognise the japanese so that I could make the backups.

Any help would be appreciated.

EDIT: It seems like it's not only japanese that's not being displayed, but all unicode/non standard english characters, like umlats and the such.

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Old 08-10-2008, 07:25 PM   #2
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Hello. I was able to find a simple solution to the japanese problem by switching over to the japanese knoppix, which displays all of the japanese text and files fine. Only problem is now, other files that use unicode characters (european (umelots and such) and korean languages) are still either not showing, or showing up in locked folders that I'm able to enter or move the files.

Anybody have an idea on how to get this working? Thanks !!
 
Old 08-11-2008, 02:36 AM   #3
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Anybody have an idea on how to get this working? Thanks !!
YOu need to set correct locale (you need utf8), iocharset or nls for ntfs volumes in fstab. See "man mount" or "man ntfs-3g" (depends on what are you using).
 
  


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