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Tool for changing the code page of a file/directory name stored on Linux

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In Brief

This tool changes the code page of a file/directory name stored on Linux file systems.


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  • Workgroup
  • Posted:3 Mar 2007
    File Size:26KB
    Publisher:Marc Lehmberg


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    Goal: To correct UTF-8 filenames on NSS filesystems which have been corrupted due to a mismatch in 8-bit codepage settings on server ("cpwrong")and client ("cpright"). ( Can also be used on other Linux Filesystems)

    Based on convmv 1.10 - converts filenames from one encoding to another Copyright- 2003-2006 Bjoern JACKE

    This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; it may be copied or modified under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 as published by the Free Software Foundation.

    USAGE: convmv [options] FILE(S)
    options include:

     --fromcp   source code page
     --tocp     destination code page
     --notest   actually do rename the files

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