Samba | File Names | Umlaut Characters with strange encodings


You have a lot of files with strange encoded names like:

Your filesystem, transfered from older samba servers, contains files with windows-1252 encoded characters ibn their names, who won’t be displayed by samba.

Use the magic convmv tool:

# convmv --notest -r -f windows-1252 -t utf-8 /path/to/your/data

Thank you, Bjoern JACKE!