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Old 04-29-2013
Encoding of a text issue

I created one file on windows system and is visible as :

TestTable,INSERT,večilnin1ईगल受害者是第,2010-02-02 10:10:10.612447,137277,ईगल受害者是第večilnin!@#$%^&*()_+=-{}][:;"<>?/.'|\`~@email.com,10021/,واندلعت بعد ذلك انه فξέσπασ他嚼口香糖强maĉa犠牲者6号でしたuvalหัวใจของเขาโขลก večilnin  6 a tSeinרייסט אַראָפּ איןईगल受害者是第,2010-02-02 10:10:10.612447

But when send this file to unix system, the file is visible as :

TestTable,INSERT,žvečilnin1ई-ल -害...是第,2010-02-02  10:10:10.612447,137277,ई-ल-害...是第žvečilnin!@#$%^&*()_+=-{}][:;"<& gt;?/.'|\`~@email.com,10021/,واندلعت بعد  ذلك انه فξ*σπασ-嚼口香-强maĉa 牲...6号で-たŽuvalหัวใจข*งเขาโขลก žvečilnin ° 6 a  étéSeinרייסט אַראָפּ איןई-ल-害...是第,2010-02-02 10:10:10.612447

How can i see the file in it's original form in unix systems as well ?
# 2  
Old 04-29-2013
What are the encoding schemes on both machines? You'll have to either switch one of the encoding schemes or to convert the file (recode, iconv, dos2unix, ...)
# 3  
Old 04-29-2013
in windows, the file was opened with UTF-8 and in unix system , it was
en_US.UTF-8, found by
echo $LANG

# 4  
Old 04-29-2013
Using en_US.UTF-8on a Unix system, I get:

$ cat infile
TestTable,INSERT,žvečilnin1ईगल受害者是第,2010-02-02 10:10:10.612447,137277,ईगल受害者是第žvečilnin!@#$%^&*()_+=-{}][:;"<>?/.'|\`~@email.com,10021/,واندلعت بعد ذلك انه فξέσπασ他嚼口香糖强maĉa犠牲者6号でしたŽuvalหัวใจของเขาโขลก žvečilnin  6 a tSeinרייסט אַראָפּ איןईगल受害者是第,2010-02-02 10:10:10.612447

What is the output of

on your Unix system?

It could be that the file is in different format when stored on your windows system, then when it is pasted into a web page.. Could you post the original Windows file?
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Old 04-29-2013

!@#$%^&*()_+=-{}][:;"<& gt;?/.'|\`~

See the & gt; part? Figure out why that is there and you will be on your way to a solution. Think!
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