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The title really says it all. It looks like I'm using Chinese/Japanese/Korean language or something after a power outage knocked me off.

Can anyone help me restore it back to English? I'm fairly new to all this, but still getting somewhat proficient, so please.. if possible, please supply the easiest way to go about it. But feel free to suggest more technical ways.

The only contents in etc/default/locale is LANG="en_US.UTF-8". Literally, that's the ONLY thing in there.

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There is another file that can change environment variables. its called: ~/.pam_environment If you have a file like that, could you post the contents of it? –  matv1 Feb 11 '13 at 1:14
    
askubuntu.com/q/130649/39372 –  Tachyons Apr 19 '13 at 14:28
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The issue seems to have solved itself upon a reboot. I have no idea what went wrong, or how it was fixed, but it's fixed.

This can be closed.

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