Filename containing French characters ?

Frank Bonnet f.bonnet at
Mon May 23 04:54:46 UTC 2011

Le 22/05/2011 17:31, Mike Jeays a écrit :
> On Sun, 22 May 2011 17:00:48 +0200
> Frank Bonnet<f.bonnet at>  wrote:
>> Hello
>> I'm going mad trying to
>> Open a file which the filename contains one or more French characters ( file not found )
>> Is there some magical receipe to do so ? Or do I have to forget trying ???
>> Thanks
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> If the first few characters is not accented, type 'mv "', then the first few characters,  in a command line, and press 'tab' so the auto-completion works. Don't forget the closing quote. Then rename it to something else.

Access right are OK ( 644 )
the completion does not work, the operating system says file not found
when I try to open it with any program.

when I type the "ls -l" command the file is displayed
with a "?" in place of the French (accentuated ) character

I tried UTF8 or iso8859-1 as MM-CHARSET and fr_FR.ISO8859-1 as LANG
global variables but it still don-t work

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