file names

Doug dmcgarrett at
Thu Oct 22 21:56:14 UTC 2015

On 10/22/2015 09:35 PM, Thomas wrote:
> On 2015/10/04 18:40, Thomas Blasejewicz wrote:
>> On 2015/09/29 2:27, Thomas Blasejewicz wrote:
>>> I think this is due to the rather rare LOCALE setup you use, because
>>>>>>> let's face the obvious, en_JP is not very common. There currently is
>>>>>>> an open bug you can subscribe to here:
>> There is no "en_JP.UTF-8" as far as I can tell.
>> But it also does not have to be!
>> I at home two other machines: xubuntu based installation + Mint.
>> Both have the locale set to Japan, but the system language is nevertheless English. All software works as expected.
>> With kubuntu - which DID work in this way before! - the ONLY way to make it work I could find, is to set locale completely to Japanese.
>> Then both files are read/opened and Cherrytree works.
> As I wrote before: EVERY other Linux flavor did/does allow me to live in Japan and still use English as interface language.
> Everywhere files are read and Cherrytree works.
> ONLY with kubuntu I have this problem.
> Set system language to Japanese = everything works.
> Set system language to English = Files with non-English characters are not recognized and Cherrytree does not work (clearly related)
> All efforts to correct the situation so far have been unsuccessful.
> Is there really no other way out that a complete new installation?
> Thomas
Well, you say that every other distro will let you do what you want. Kubuntu is Ubuntu with KDE. You can run KDE on Mint, and
you have access to all the Ubuntu apps. Why not just run Mint?


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