UTF-8 breaks on Ubuntu (minimal install) server applications

Problem : UTF-8 content is displayed and treated as garbage (eg: DL4J vector search misses all the time)

Reason: User’s default encoding not set to UTF-8.

Fix: Set default encoding to UTF-8

Edit ~/.profile to include this –

export LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8

Save, logout of SSH, login back and restart applications.

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