man idn Command

Man page for apt-get idn Command

Man Page for idn in Linux

Ubuntu Man Command : man idn

Man Idn  Command

This tutorial shows the man page for man idn in linux.

Open terminal with 'su' access and type the command as shown below:
man idn

Result of the Command Execution shown below:

IDN(1)                                                                      User Commands                                                                     IDN(1)

idn Internationalized Domain Names command line tool

idn [OPTION]... [STRINGS]...

Internationalized Domain Name (IDN) convert STRINGS, or standard input.

Command line interface to the internationalized domain name library.

All strings are expected to be encoded in the preferred charset used by your locale. Use ` debug' to find out what this charset is. You can override the
charset used by setting environment variable CHARSET.

To process a string that starts with ` ', for example ` foo', use ` ' to signal the end of parameters, as in `idn quiet a foo'.

Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too.

h, help
Print help and exit

V, version
Print version and exit

s, stringprep
Prepare string according to nameprep profile

d, punycode decode
Decode Punycode

e, punycode encode
Encode Punycode

a, idna to ascii
Convert to ACE according to IDNA (default mode)

u, idna to unicode
Convert from ACE according to IDNA

allow unassigned
Toggle IDNA AllowUnassigned flag (default off)

Toggle IDNA UseSTD3ASCIIRules flag (default off)

no tld
Don't check string for TLD specific rules Only for idna to ascii and idna to unicode

n, nfkc
Normalize string according to Unicode v3.2 NFKC

p, profile=STRING
Use specified stringprep profile instead Valid stringprep profiles: `Nameprep', `iSCSI', `Nodeprep', `Resourceprep', `trace', `SASLprep'

Print debugging information

Silent operation

Written by Simon Josefsson.

Report bugs to <bug>. GNU Libidn home page: <>. General help using GNU software:

Copyright © 2009 Simon Josefsson. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <>.
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

The full documentation for idn is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and idn programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info idn

should give you access to the complete manual.

idn 1.15 June 2009 IDN(1)-

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