[Samba] Windows special chars in filenames, cannot access files
raymond at paidtech.com
Mon Sep 26 02:15:07 GMT 2005
Thanks but NG ... I need to copy any such files from a shell script
on the Unix side as they appear
On Sep 25, 2005, at 7:53 PM, Gary Dale wrote:
> Try doing cat XXX?.url. To rename it, try mv XXX?.url XXX2.url.
> Alternatively, try using a graphical file manager to access the
> files. They should allow you to rename or copy the files.
> Or you can try renaming them on the Windows side.
> Raymond Blum wrote:
>> I am running Samba v3.0.20-2 on Redhat Linux.
>> to get right to the point:
>> THE PROBLEM:
>> I am using mount with type=smbfs to mount a WIndows XP share.
>> The share has filenames with special chars (the Registered symbol
>> (r)) . This filename appears in Linux directory listings with a
>> "r" in place of the (r) char. If I try to access the file, I get
>> a "File not found".
>> "ls -l" shows filename "XXXr.url"
>> but if I try "cat XXXr.url" I get the msg "XXXr.url no such file
>> or directory"
>> WHAT I HAVE TRIED:
>> I have tried setting the dos charset and unix charset both to
>> UTF-8 with no results, likewise to the DOS default CP850
>> Anyone know how to address this? It would be an acceptable
>> solution to substitute chars in the filename, I just need to be
>> able to access/ copy it.
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