foreign languages do not display

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at
Wed Apr 23 02:00:49 CEST 2008

Jimmy Wu wrote:
> I popped in a CD with some Chinese filenames - all of these show up as
> question marks in Thunar.
> What do I need to do to get these filenames to display?

Chinese fonts?  I suspect you already have those...

It might not be that simple, though.  If the CD uses a different 
filename encoding than Thunar expects, the filenames won't display 
correctly.  I'm not sure how to fix that.  Is there any output on 
console?  Thunar might be complaining in a way that's useful.

Also -- if you use a File->Open dialog using another gtk app, is it able 
to display the filenames on the CD correctly?


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