[Samba] German characters for Windows and Linux clients

jra at dp.samba.org jra at dp.samba.org
Tue Jun 10 19:41:57 GMT 2003

On Sat, Jun 07, 2003 at 11:34:49PM +0200, Hollerer wrote:
> Hi,
> I use a central Linux RH 9.0 Server which should serve as a fileserver 
> using SAMBA.
> But the main issue is, that i have Linux and Windows clients to server !.
> If i configure the the codepages 850 and the character set ISO8859-1 
> then the Windows client works fine with his own files, including special 
>   german characters like ä or others, but the Linux Workstations are not 
> able to use these files and directories !.
> What kind of configuration can solve my problem ?.

The Linux apps are using utf8, the Samba files are being created
in ISO8859-1 (as requested). Change the Linux locale to be iso8859-1
and you should see the files correctly.


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