“Your locale is not set to UTF-8. This will raise errors with non-ASCII filenames.” (Linux; actions required)
Happens on Linux.
Happens on Linux.
i get this message on opensuse leap 42.2 but when i run the locale command, it gives:
seems fine to me?
tagging our engineer @lpugoy
@mxttie: Please run the
locale command as the user Insync is running as. Or if you are running Insync as
root, please run this as well:
/usr/lib/insync/py -c 'import sys; print sys.getfilesystemencoding()'. It should output
I’m having the same issue as @mxttie - running arch with openbox
locale (same user as insync)
/usr/lib/insync/py -c ‘import sys; print sys.getfilesystemencoding()’
@Aedyn: Apologies for not replying sooner. How is Insync being called in your system? Are you just running it from
I have the start command “insync start” as part of my systems autostart.
@Aedyn: I see. Is the warning still raised when you stop and start Insync manually? Also please try adding a call to
/usr/bin/insync to check if the locale settings were somehow changed.
I don’t know when it happened, but the problem got resolved by itself! I no longer get this warning My current insync version is 126.96.36.199155
Btw, the locale output under the same user as insync is the same (don’t remember why i put the output run under root…)
According to this Insync forum answer, Insync uses the LC_ALL variable for checking the locale.
However, according to the Arch wiki the LC_ALL variable should not be used, except for testing and debugging, see:
Is this a mistake? Shouldn’t Insync use another variable than LC_ALL?
@lpugoy, can you look at this?
@Arthur_Borsboom: Thanks for bringing this up. From my test it looks like setting the
LC_CTYPE variable should be sufficient. I have updated the forums post.
@lpugoy I am still getting this error. Insync is running as user, locales seem to be correct:
my locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8
output from commandline:
teja@neroII:~/> /usr/lib/insync/py -c ‘import sys; print sys.getfilesystemencoding()’
opensuse tumbleweed, insync --version 188.8.131.52131
When I run that code the output is: ANSI_X3.4-1968
I updated to 1.5.4 and just I have seen this error.
openSUSE Tumbleweed x86_64
Per our engineer, you need to set your locale to UTF-8. Let me know if the error persists after enabling the setting. Thanks!
I had a similar issue. I use Manjaro Linux KDE 18.0.4
The problem is not with insync.
My output from what Ipugoy gave was also UTF-8, however, I still had the error on insync and my linux system.
After trying everything under the sun this worked for me:
I removed BOTH of these files and after a reboot everything worked!!
The plasma settings were overriding all other settings.
You need to view hidden files/folders to see these: located in the HOME folder.
hi, Insync output here is ANSI_X3.4-1968
(System is set to UTF-8)
Autosync is unreliable in regard to uploads (downloads are fine). We have another PC with exact the same configuration, but Insync is set to UTF-8 and syncing works like a charm.
What are we supposed to do to switch to UTF-8?
Apologies, problem was on my end. A mismatch between Plasma and system settings. All good now.
Glad to know you were able to sort this out quickly, @alexcochez!!