The default character encoding is usually UTF-8. You may want to change character encoding in Terminal if you:
are working with file or directory names that use characters unavailable in your default encoding.
use an external hard disk that uses different encoding from your system.
connect to a remote computer that uses a different encoding.
Select Terminal ▸ Set Character Encoding.
Select the desired character encoding.
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