How to copy files with Arabic name to / from USB fash disk in Solaris10?

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Old 07-22-2011
How to copy files with Arabic name to / from USB fash disk in Solaris10?

Hello dears ,,
Hope everything is fine with you ,,,

I have tried to copy some files with Arabic name from Solaris 10 PC to USB flash disk but I have got the following error message:

Error "Invalid parameter" while copying "<path-of-file>".

- Please see the attached snapshot of the error message -

How can I solve it?

Best Regards.
How to copy files with Arabic name to / from USB fash disk in Solaris10?-screenshot-1jpg
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Old 07-22-2011
have you tried the commandline? are all locales installed?
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Old 07-22-2011
Thanks dear DukeNuke2 for fast response ,,,

I have tried to copy the files using GUI not commandline

really I am not sure if all locales are installed ,, could you advice me how to check and install all locales?

Appreciate your support
# 4  
Old 07-22-2011
check the "localeadm" command...
# 5  
Old 07-22-2011
I installed all locales ,,, but the problem still exists.

I can copy files with Arabic name between the local-disk directories properly ,, but I face the copying problem when I try to transfer Arabic files to / from USB flash disk

is this issue related to USB flash disk formatting (FAT32)?
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Old 07-22-2011
What command did you type to mount the flash drive?
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Old 07-22-2011
Hi dear methyl

Thanks for joining with us ,,

I'm using GUI, and the flash disk is mounted automatically
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