What is my locale setting?

What is my locale setting?

The locale setting defines the language of your user interface and the display formats for information like time, date, and currency.

How do I change locale in Debian?

Get root and type dpkg-reconfigure locales and select the locale(s) you want to generate. At the end, you’ll be asked which one should be the default. If you have users who access the system through ssh, it is recommended that you choose None as your default locale. This changes /etc/default/locale and /etc/locale.

How do I find my locale in Unix?

You can use the command locale to show your current locale. The command locale -a displays all the locales that are currently installed on the machine. Make sure that the locale you select for LANG and LC_ALL is in the list that is returned by the command locale -a.

How do I fix my locale?

  1. To fix this locale issue (command line)
  2. First run locale to list what locales currently defined for the current user account:
  3. $ locale.
  4. Then generate the missing locale and reconfigure locales to take notice:
  5. $ sudo locale-gen “en_US.UTF-8”
  6. $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales.

What is setenv command in Linux?

Linux setenv command 1 Syntax 2 Arguments. The name of the variable to be set. The value of the variable, as either a single word or a quoted string. 3 Description. It is used to define the value of environment variables. If setenv is given no arguments, it displays all environment variables and their values.

What is a locale variable in Linux?

A locale is a set of environmental variables that defines the language, country, and character encoding settings (or any other special variant preferences) for your applications and shell session on a Linux system. These environmental variables are used by system libraries and locale-aware applications on the system.

How to configure system locale on Ubuntu/Debian Linux?

For setting up LANG to en_IN.UTF-8 and removes definitions for LANGUAGE we can use the following command:- We can find global locale settings in /etc/default/locale on Ubuntu/Debian Linux distros that you can edit for configuring your system locale manually using the following command:-

What is the difference between set and setenv?

setenv is similar to the set command, that also sets an environment variable’s value. However, unlike set, setenv also “exports” this environment variable to any subshells. In this way, it is the equivalent of the bash command export. For instance, if you are inside the c shell, and you use setenv to set the following variable: setenv MYVAR myvalue