On Sun, 2007-12-02 at 00:07 +0000, Paul Smith wrote: > I am just noticing that the accented characters in filenames do not > appear on console when I run 'dir'. How can I get the accented > characters back? Locale settings? Font settings? Character encoding? (You need to use an encoding scheme that includes the characters you want to use.) You didn't say what console you're using, nor which version of it or Fedora. The Gnome terminal has a profiles menu item, and a character encoding menu item, that lets you set such things. -- [[email protected] ~]$ uname -ipr 220.127.116.11-10.fc7 i686 i386 Using FC 4, 5, 6 & 7, plus CentOS 5. Today, it's FC7. Don't send private replies to my address, the mailbox is ignored. I read messages from the public lists.