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Can iconv convert the 'symbol' encoding?

I need to convert some files in greek that are encoded to be used with 'Symbol' font to Unicode. Can I use iconv for this? And if so, what is the name of encoding that is used in 'Symbol'?
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Change my terminal's character set in Ubuntu

I would like to process with perl some files in Greek in which the character encoding is Greek (ISO-8859-7) but my terminal doesn't support such an encoding. Can I add it somehow?
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Preserving Greek letters on my PC

How would convert this long table of vocabulary (one column of greek then one of english) in this document into one excel spreadsheet where the Greek characters are preserved? Whenever I try to ...
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How do I add ancient Greek accents in Ubuntu?

I am taking a course in ancient Greek, and there are various accents that go above the vowels. I want to be able to type these on Ubuntu. For example, if I hit ;, then a (while in the modern Greek ...
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How do I input Greek characters in Ubuntu?

I'm taking a course in Greek, and would like to be able to store notes and such on my laptop. I'm using Gnome, but I also use a flash card program called "Mnemosyne" that is written in Qt, if that ...