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Symbol 001E in a box on a Linux terminal

When reading a Windows log file in a Linux terminal, I see a strange symbol “001E” How can I replace it by space? Maybe something like sed -e 's/010e/ /'
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Display Null Characters in PuTTy

I have a program which displays incoming data which is delimited by a null character (^A). I am accessing the server it is running on via PuTTY and When I open a log in a text editor these are ...
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How can I tell Firefox to ignore unprintable characters?

Edit: Summary Apparently the intended character to display in this case is an "en-dash". This page has a table half way down that shows that for the –, some software will convert the ...
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Unicode text exceeding boundaries?

I've seen this before on youtube comments and such as well but what is this called and how is it done? I saw it here ...
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How do I get Word 2007 to stop changing the font when pasting special characters

When pasting text as "unformatted unicode text" in Word 2007, some special characters will be rendered in a different font, even when the current font at the place of insertion has these characters. ...
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Keyboard shortcut to open a program blocks character to be entered in text fields

I set e on the desktop icon of Thunderbird as a shortcut (Ctrl+Alt+e) to open it. Now, when I edit a document (for example in LibreOffice) and I want to add the character "€" (which is the third ...
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Printing special / extended characters on web page - Firefox or printer issue?

My dad brought this to my attention and I'm looking into it, but thought I'd post here and see if anyone has any ideas... He's running Win7, using Firefox and printing to a wireless connected Brother ...
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wget - Double downloads with query strings in URLs

I have to use wget to download, with the recursive option (-r), all the files in a web page. This page contains N direct links to the N files (http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/page/File_n.abc), but also ...
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Copying symbolic links and filenames with special characters to NAS

I have a new Western Digital My Book Live NAS. I am trying to copy files from an old drive to the NAS. I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and I've mounted the drive by browsing the network in Nautilus and ...
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How can I get my computer to display special characters?

I see tweets, for instance, with special characters in them, that will not display correctly on this system. Here is an example. For numerous of these characters, I see boxes with four characters in ...
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Cannot type backquote or backtick in xterm

Ubuntu 10.10, XTerm(261), Keyboard layout = Canadian Somehow, the backquote (backtick = `) character can't be input does not get entered in XTerm. I type it and nothing happens. The cursor does not ...
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Kanji characters appear as boxes

i'm having trouble with the display of japanese characters on Windows 8 Pro (English, 64-bit, updated regularly). They appear as boxes (picture) in windows explorer, windows menus (even in the ...
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Font display issue, can't view chinese chars except in just a few places

I have a line of c# code that inserts chinese chars into a DB table using N notation, the string I'm inserting shows up fine in in the VS .CS file. But when I debug and I look at the string var for ...
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Can't delete files with special (and odd) filename characters

I was cleaning up my NAS and found this odd situation. $ pwd /Volumes/Backup/NoteHP/Outras/Ed Motta $ ls -larit total 12932 7786751625 -rwx------ 1 rjdsantos staff 3388293 Feb 2 2005 Ed Motta ...
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Keyboard Alt key horribly inconsistent

I have two keyboards plugged into my computer, a Rosewill RK-11003 via USB and a Dell QuietKey RT7D5TJW via PS/2. Each computer works on its own, I was dissatisfied with the Rosewill for coding so I ...
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Inbox properties on Outlook 2003 folder shows - 退ꢐ鑓i駘㡩詧뭩趉땩趓䝩駙兩贶坩駙i

I'm not sure why, but when seeing the properties of a custom folder in a created PST data file, I see: The Inbox folder having as a description as : 退ꢐ鑓i駘㡩詧뭩趉땩趓䝩駙兩贶坩駙i Another one had: 退邐䬰昉䯠昉䩼昉 ...