[SOLVED] The Russian language is not supported on the user site on Freedombox

Problem Description
This is the page of the user website hosted by freedombox (See screenshot). The Russian language is not supported! :frowning:

Steps to Reproduce
1.Upload the index.html file( in russian) to the public directory
2. Go to the website address with your browser



  • FreedomBox version: 21.2
  • Hardware: Raspberry Pi 3b +
  • How did you install FreedomBox?: downloading stable images from https://freedombox.org

Hi @wind

I get


How did you get your posted screen, is it from https://yourdomain/~someuser/index.html page ?

Hi, Fred! You show a screenshot of the plinth page. And I’m talking about the page of the user site located on the freedombox. See here:


You may tell to your browser the page is unicode encoded or tell something more in html to tell the same. :slight_smile:

<meta charset="utf-8"/>

I hope this may help you @wind


Dear Fred, thank you! My homemade html is really bad :slight_smile: I’ll fix it now!

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