Oracle Linux 7 : 'rm' Command Results Unusual Characters

(Doc ID 2398118.1)

Last updated on MAY 21, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

rm command returns special character (a with an umlaut) in place of single quotes.

Example error code :

[root@server ]# rm users
rm: remove regular file âusersâ?

This issue is seen only on Oracle Linux 7 VMs and not on Oracle Linux 6 VMs.

 

Cause

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