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I'm running Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop version on the host computer.

Is the below a problem with PuTTY, Ubuntu, or my client laptop? (which is...'ancient')

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Additionally, is there any way to fix this 'Chinese letters' problem?

I think Ubuntu's localization language is English.

PS. Yes, I know 'why' is not a proper Ubuntu command.

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I guess those characters are not present in the font available to Putty.

You can check this by using ls > ls.out; vim -R ls.out and using vim's ga command to view the hexadecimal code-point number for the problematic character. Then check if the font used by Putty contains a glyph for that code point.

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