Problems with language set

Urban Widmark urban at
Sun Nov 12 12:51:33 GMT 2000

On Sat, 11 Nov 2000 Gentil at wrote:

> 	For example: I connect to \\myserver\mydir and create a file named
> coração.doc. In the share it is all right, but if I log into myserver, the
> file will be named cora?Æ¢.doc.
> 	At my linux box, my language setings are OK, and I can use all
> portuguese simbols right.

I'm guessing your smb.conf does not contain settings for mapping the
foreign code page into the local character set. Something like this:

   character set = ISO8859-1
   client code page = 850
(possibly with different values)

For those who wonder about these numbers, here is a good site:


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