I have been using FreeBSD as desktop since 2003, and living in a mixed 
(windows-linux) environment I installed FreeBSd along with my usual (Windows 7) 
work environment, I have a dualboot configured laptop. I use FreeBSD-10 STABLE.

There is a partition formatted for FAT32 where I store documents which I would 
like to view (and edit) both in  windows and freebsd.

The problem is that if the path name contains certain Hungarian characters (e.g 
o with double accent), then libreoffice in FreeBSD refuses to open them 
complaining about illegal characters. The directory was created in windows, the 
document also, and I can handle them perfectly from windows (what is more, 
libreoffice under a linux can also open those documents). Some accented 
characters are shown as a question mark in FreeBSD, and some others are as a 
black rectangle; these latter are causing problems. If a file-nam contains such 
characters then the file is shown as 0- length in Midnight Commander.

I tried some steps described in the „Localization” part of the FreeBSD 
Handbook, but things did not improve.

I installed PC-BSD with Hungarian language support, thinking that it would 
handle the localized directory names correctly but no, it gives the same error 

This problem is really annoying. How could I solve it?

Krasznai András
M&S Informatikai Zrt.
1136 Budapest, Pannónia u. 17/A.
Telefon: +36   1 703-2923
Mobil:    +36 30 703-2923

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