[Samba] chinese characters

Max Waterman davidmaxwaterman at fastmail.co.uk
Mon Jan 17 04:06:33 GMT 2005

I upgraded to version Version 3.0.7-1.2sme01.

It seems to still not work, but noting what you say about leaving it as 
default, I see that I have a line :

unix charset = ISO8859-1

Should I just remove that line?

Also, I seemed to lose my printers (as when viewed from XP clients - 
works ok from 'lp'). Any ideas why that would be, and how to get them 
back again?


Bjoern JACKE wrote:
> On 2005-01-11 at 10:48 +0800 Max Waterman sent off:
>> This is causing my users a lot of pain. Is SAMBA not supposed to work 
>> in China?
> you should be using samba 3 and you should leave unix charset at default 
> (utf8). Then you can create filenames whatever you want. You might need 
> to convert existing filenames if you have those from your old unix 
> charset to utf8 for example with convmv.
> Bjoern

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