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Cannot connect to MySQL Server. Server sent charset unknown to the client. Using varbinary in table and 8.0.17 windows

I have a challenge and have searched MANY of the same type of issues. I have two tables with fields varbinary(128) that only shows blob in the table when viewing via workbench or phpadmin. This is ...
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Weird characters downloading files from FTP

Since a while I experience problems downloading files from all FTP servers. This mainly concerns for example .css and .js files. When these files are downloaded, strange characters appear in the files,...
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Are there charsets which doesn't have Space at Code 0x20?

Are there other charsets besides EBCDIC that doesn't have the Code 0x20 for a space? I saw some programs which has the space hardcoded as 32. Should I always use escape sequences for spaces or is ...
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Character set reverse search

I have a set of strings (well, filenames, but that detail I can handle myself) that I want to convert to UTF-8. However, by trying the obvious candidates I'm not able to do the conversion successfully,...
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What's the differences between different types of utf-8?

There is a problem with skype on linux. If I change my locale setting to en_US.utf-8, Chinese characters are poorly rendered (some are bold, some are not). If I change my locale setting to zh_CN.utf-...
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Should a use utf-8 or “utf-8” as a charset value in an email header?

When sending an email to an Outlook.com with forwarding turned on, I find that the forwarded mail is rejected. On examining the sent mail and the mail sitting in Outlook's inbox. I find that ...
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Keyboard layout and displayed characters

What does happen when one switch keyboard layout (alt+shift in Windows) for e.g. from en to pl. Does it change the charset from english to polish or maybe encoding? Why when for e.g. setting it to en ...
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ffmpeg: CP1252: Invalid argument

I'm trying to burn subtitles into a video. My subtitles are in CP1252 and I have this error, I don't know why: [NULL @ 0x5fe0040] Unable to find a suitable output format for 'CP1252' CP1252: ...
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SSH connection using putty: using charset “UTF-8” instead of “ANSI_X3.4-1968”?

When I connect to my Linux server (Ubuntu 14.04) using putty I have some problems because the SSH-connection always uses ANSI_X3.4-1968 as charset (output of locale charmap). However my system is ...
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How to convert Hebrew ID3/metadata tags from CP1255 to UTF-8?

I have numerous MP3 (and perhaps files in other audio formats) whose meta-data tags (ID3v1 and/or ID3v2 for the case of MP3) include Hebrew characters in CP1255 charset (or ISO-8859-8i, essentially ...
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How to remove characters from the names of files in a folder?

I have a list files in a directory, but some of them has strange characters in the name. How can I rename only this files to delete this characters? The computer OS is Red Hat, charset UTF-8. List ...
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LibreOffice Calc - Split one column into two

I'm moving user/customer details from my mother's old web store. Only problem is that exported .csv-file has name details in the same column like this: [ col A ] lastname, firstname ...
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What languages does the character encoding UTF-8 support?

What written and speak-able languages does UTF-8 support? How many languages does the UTF-8 support? Almost Duplicate(closed): What languages does the encoding UTF-8 spport?
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What exactly do the LC_* locale strings on Linux mean?

When I type on my Linux command prompt locale I get a long list of LC_* variables (like LC_TIME and so on). The value of the variables looks something like the ones from this list: en_US.8859-1 ...
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How is it determined what symbol of a font is displayed when using a specific character encoding?

I'm trying to understand the full story behind how text gets on screens. For keeping things simple I stay with single-byte encodings (no Unicode). On my disk there is a sequence of bytes, each with a ...
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Relationship between unicode and UTF-8 / 16 / 32

I don't understand the relationship between UTF-8 and its other variants and am getting anomalous results at the terminal. For example, right arrow is: 0xE2 0x86 0x92 in UTF-8 but it is 0x2192 in ...
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How to Learn PC's Charset

How to learn my pc's character set? For example when I open any iso-8859-... arabic file in my computer by notepad, I see nonsense characters. The file is taken from an arabic windows. And my windows ...
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How to change console codepage? [duplicate]

How can I change codepage in console (Ctrl+Alt+Fn, not in terminal) to UTF8? I'm using ukrainian locale by default, so most programs have cyrillic symbols in their output, but they're displayed ...
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How to display text in UTF8 from mysql /phpmyadmin?

I have a database with multiple tables. The database and table and every row of table is set to utf8_romanian_ci. Every name which I import that contains diacritics will not be displayed correctly. ...
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Running pdfcrack to include special characters in charset

I'm trying to recover a password from a PDF file using pdfcrack. I want to change the charset to include special characters. Can I use some kind of i/o redirect to feed the contents of a a similiar ...
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Putty renders backtick as a circumflex

When using Putty to connect to a Gentoo UTF-8 machine, backticks are represented as an "a circumflex": â Putty makes a quote into an "a circumflex". How to I prevent this from happening?
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Unadvisable to use UTF-8 for mails?

Thunderbird (in German) uses the charset ISO-8859-15 (or -1, can't check right now) by default for outgoing and incoming mails. (If you want to change the default, see How can I change the default ...
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Why is windows 8 rendering CRLFs as a Square Character [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Unknown glyph symbols on the Volume Mixer In a number of random locations in windows 8 (one of which is the volume control) it seems to be rendering the end of line as a ...
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How to mount via cifs non-unicode samba sever with character set conversion?

in old times of smbfs I use codepage and iocharset options, but cifs does not support codepage. What I can do?
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How is character encoding inside Sakura done?

In the Sakura editor, you can have a .txt file with UTF-8 encoding, which contains 2 characters that are not available in EUC charset. When I saved a .txt from UTF-8 to EUC in the editor, it all ...
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How to set a character set per application in *nix?

I am attempting to set a character set of IBM850 on slackware linux for a particular application (epic5). Im using rxvt-unicode and have setup LANG/LC_*=en_US. Now if I set the encoding to IBM850 in ...
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How can I type with Chinese characters in Windows 7?

I have a standard US version of Windows 7. I would like to input Chinese characters in Adobe Premier Pro. How can I do this?
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Strange font behavior in “displaying source code mode” of Firefox

When visiting "http://www.veritech.co.kr/" and displaying the source code (ctrl-u) the font used for the displaying the code is different from the usual font. The charset used by this page is not very ...
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Change the default codepage from latin1 to utf8 on a linux machine

How can I change the default codepage/charset on a linux system from latin1 to utf8? I need to do this on two systems, one is running Ubuntu and the other Debian.
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How do I connect from a utf-8 client to a latin1 server over ssh?

I have a fresh Ubuntu install and I want to connect over ssh in a gnome-terminal. The server uses latin1 (All files etc. are latin1), so I want to use that in the session. I have changed the charset ...