foreign languages do not display
jimmywu013+xfce at gmail.com
Wed Apr 23 04:40:06 CEST 2008
On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 9:05 PM, cathayan <cathayan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 8:00 AM, Brian J. Tarricone <bjt23 at cornell.edu> wrote:
> > 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?
> Only some hints: usually we use mount option "iocharset=utf-8" to
> solve the ms-windows disk mount problems. if it is not utf-8, try
I tried unmounting the drive, and then remounting with cp936. The
only improvement was that font the question marks were in changed, and
the filename lengths seem to have changed (more question marks).
> and a feature request for Xfce: add encoding settings in thunar.
> cathayan at gmail.com
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