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Play on linux “Cannot set locale to ” " error

Can someone, please help me to fix this error. Thank you!
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How to change a keyboard layout to Dvorak that assumes that the keyboard layout is QWERTY?

I use Dvorak as my primary keyboard layout. For writing in my native language(Bengali), I'd like to use the Probhat layout. But Probhat assumes that you are using a QWERTY layout. How do I make it ...
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ubuntu locale difference between zh_CN.utf8 and zh_CN.UTF-8

There are some questions about Linux locale confused me much. What is the difference between zh_CN.utf8 and zh_CN.UTF-8 ? Are they the same locale ? Run locale command: LANG=zh_CN.UTF-8 ...
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locale when login ubuntu 12.04 desktop

I logged in to Ubuntu 12.04 desktop via ssh, the env variables of locale had been set are followed: env | grep LC LC_PAPER=zh_CN.UTF-8 LC_ADDRESS=zh_CN.UTF-8 LC_MONETARY=zh_CN.UTF-8 ...
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Cannot see WiFi channels above 11 despite setting region

I'm unable to see WiFi networks with channels above 11, despite having set my regulatory region to one in which channels 12 and 13 are allowed. I followed the advice in the question 'How to use Wi-Fi ...
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Ubuntu 13.10, Perl complaining about setting locale

I'm getting rather annoyed with Ubuntu 13.10. I need to go about fixing locales on my server, or else I see junk like this happening: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check ...
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How to get localized error messages?

I'm trying to see localized error messages. However, I only seem to get the message from the default "C" locale. E.g. $ cat /etc/shadow cat: /etc/shadow: Permission denied $ locale -a|grep fi ...
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Locale reverts to old locale after exiting root?

Heyo~ I am having an issue whenever I change locale. At present, I am getting this error whenever I run the locale command. locale: Cannot set LC_ALL to default locale: No such file or directory ...
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terminal unable to generate en_IN.ISO8859-1?

whenever I am trying to generate locale using sudo locale-gen en_IN.ISO8859-1 the system is not doing anything.
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Ubuntu 13.10 change first weekday to Monday in calendar applet

Before the update (I was using 13.04), editing: sudo gedit /etc/default/locale so that LC_TIME="en_GB.UTF-8" does the job. However in 13.10, this does not work anymore. I've tried editing: sudo ...
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Dates set according to location not chosen language

I recently installed Ubuntu 13.10 chose my location as Thailand/Bangkok, keyboard layout and language as South African English. Everything seems to be set up correctly except wherever a date is ...
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Persistent locale-related errors and crashes

I've just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Chromebook via Chrubuntu, which doesn't appear to have set up locales correctly. My attempts to do so myself are failing. The system should be en_GB in UTF-8 ...
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Software Installation Failure!

I get the same error whenever I try to install software on my laptop, for example: I want to install Pavucontrol. So, I open the terminal and I type sudo apt-get install pavucontrol and my terminal ...
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`Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C library. ` when starting apps from the commandline

I didn't get an answer but I wasn't doing anything and this is an interesting topic. In Ubuntu 12.04, when opening a file in gedit or if I am working on the command line in dpkg, I get returned the ...
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Unsupported locale prevents me from starting apps

I have the following locale settings when I type export: declare -x LANG="es_ES.ISO-8859-1" declare -x LANGUAGE="es:en" declare -x LC_ADDRESS="ms_MY.UTF-8" declare -x LC_IDENTIFICATION="ms_MY.UTF-8" ...
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language locales configuration file

Ubuntu, where is the Locales configuration file. I want to leave en_us_utf8 and remove others like en_GB or en_zimbabwe. Is it the locale-archive file /usr/lib/locale, because I can't open this ...
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I can't install valgrind due dpkg-deb broken pipe, how to fix this? [duplicate]

hanu@hanu-HP-Pavilion-Sleekbook-14:~/raijin/build_debug$ sudo apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Correcting ...
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Firefox won't work. Locale not supported by C library

I just got a server running with ubuntu on it for the first time, I connect with ssh. I am a mac user, learning ubuntu. The idea is to automate some tasks on the server. One of these tasks involves ...
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Wrong locale alpha-numeric display in spite of locale settings?

I have just upgraded from Kubuntu 12.04 to 13.04, reassigning my former home partition to this new version. Though I live in Nepal, locale settings are set to show English. However, some applications ...
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Is there a way to edit/tweak the regional settings? [duplicate]

Is there a way to tweak the regional settings and , while preserving greek locale, I can change the decimal separator to en_US? as this is necessary for google earth to work correctly? I don't see ...
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When I search for any city in google earth it zooms in at a wrong location

this is very weird. I open google earth and search for "athens, greece" for example, and even though it will through a pin on top of the correct location, the google earth globe will turn and zoom in ...
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Cannot run sudo update-manager

I cannot run sudo update-manager. I dont know whats wrong. Do you know? (precise)acer@localhost:~$ sudo update-manager [sudo] password for acer: (process:5761): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported ...
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Keyboard layout keeps allways falling back to default after reboot - how to change?

I have Chromebook Acer C7 and i like it. It's fast etc. To install *buntu linux on it i did use Crouton. It's a program who install *buntu on ChromeOS without erace the orginal system. Anyway! I ...
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Trouble with apt-get, libc6, and locales: Can't upgrade/install anything

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit I'm in a bit of a serious bind here. I was trying to get my webcam working, so I installed gstreamer and then was installing cheese to test it. But in doing so, something ...
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Chinese letters are not correct in JFreeChart (Ubuntu 11.04)

I am using JFreeChart in my web application. French, German languages are rendered without any issue. But when i use Chinese and Japanese locale the languages are rendered as square box. At the same ...
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Howto install package language-support-en

I can not install language-support-en. This is what I got after trying. Please help: Generating locales... en_AG.UTF-8... up-to-date en_AU.UTF-8... up-to-date en_BW.UTF-8... up-to-date ...
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Borked encoding in Ubuntu 13.04 for Slovak language

I'm having the same issue as described here. A workaround, that does not work, as I got to know here, since Ubuntu no longer uses locale.gen, has been suggested in the same thread. Can someone ...
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How can I pick different locales for different locale categories

I would like to have different setting for various locales, so per https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Locale I edited /etc/default/locale. However, the file does not get picked up (after rebooting) ...
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Locales and encoding

$ cat /etc/default/locale LANG="ru_UA.UTF-8" LANGUAGE="ru_UA:ru" $ locale -a | grep ru_UA ru_UA.iso885915 ru_UA.utf8 ~ $ I want to have: $ cat /etc/default/locale LANG="ru_UA.UTF-8" ...
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Full switch locale: Ubuntu server installed with no locales, how to enable locales systemwide?

I have a server with no X, installed with no locales. There is a "C" locale. I need to: run server scripts (no console involved) to copy, move and gzip files towards local ext4 file-system, which ...
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How to make Thunderbird obey locale?

My system locale is en_DK.utf8 and I want ISO-dates (yyyy-mm-dd) everywhere. % locale LANG=en_US.UTF-8 LANGUAGE=en_DK:en LC_CTYPE="en_DK.utf8" LC_NUMERIC="en_DK.utf8" LC_TIME="en_DK.utf8" ...
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Can not correct locale settings

I am running an Ubuntu image provided by my company, it seemed to have some strange locale settings to begin with. Firefox uses the French dictionary by default and I get warnings when doing anything ...
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How to change locale for Wine only?

(Note this is a different question from this one) This is the output of the "locale" command on my machine: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8 LANGUAGE= LC_CTYPE="en_GB.UTF-8" LC_NUMERIC=en_US.UTF-8 ...
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Nautilus sorting by filename column seems insane

By what logic does the kálmán track appear where it does? (I have the view sorted by filename) Where is this sort behaviour defined and is there anyway to change this behaviour?
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Does vim support unicode?

I recently changed my system language to Tamil (a language used in India) from English. While I was enjoying Ubuntu in Tamil, my favorite editor vim has run into an issue because of the system ...
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Changing Ubuntu locale settings by GUI crashes the accounts-daemon

I'm usung Ubuntu 12.04 and after an automatic update it changed the system default encoding form UTF-8 to "ANSI_X3.4-1968". I realized that when my code comments in Eclipse appeared with strange ...
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How to type in two languages?

How can I type Persian and English in Ubuntu 12.10? And how can I switch between these two languages like Windows (Alt+Shift)?
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How to change number format in locale for GnuCash?

When I start GnuCash it displays negative numbers in "€ 100,0-" format, while I want it like "€ -300.0" How can I change it? Locale settings: ~$ locale LANG=en_US.UTF-8 LANGUAGE=en ...
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Locale warning while executing adduser

I just tried to add an user to a group $ adduser someuser sudo perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: LANGUAGE = "en_US:en", LC_ALL = ...
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Switch command output language from native language to english

How can I switch the command output language from my native language to English, so I can post my Ask Ubuntu question with English command output (error messages)?
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Unable to unzip file

trying to unzip a file so im trying the following command Sorry im really quite new to linux btw this is Ubuntu server latest release. user@serverubuntu:~/minecraft/server$ ls rtk.zip ...
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how to provide a localized text file that opens within the language that gnome runs

I need to provide to my users a localized text file that would open (from a desktop icon) in the language that gnome is running. How I do that ? I am running Lucid Ubuntu Thanks !!
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What does 'Locale not supported by C' mean?

marco@marco-laptop:~$ onboard (python:3065): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C library. Using the fallback 'C' locale. I am using keyboard on the desktop (long story) from the terminal and ...
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How to configure the locale to be different from the default locale for a user on Ubuntu Server?

On Ubuntu Server 12.04, how can I configure an account to use a locale other than the system default local? Say if I wanted Russian users to be able to use Russian in the terminal ... and Polish users ...
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How to get past “cannot change locale” error in Ubuntu Server? [duplicate]

My server is hosted by a french provider, which by default set locales to french (quite obviously) when a new system is installed. From there… Just no way to cleanly change it without getting the ...
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How do I reconfigure locales properly on my desktop after installation?

I have dived several times into the labyrinthine locales configuration system, reading man pages and browsing the Internet. Every blog/tutorial/Q&A I read is either incomplete, adventurous, hyper ...
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Change decimal mark in calculator

In Germany we use , as decimal mark instead of .. Since I installed my Ubuntu in English, the Ubuntu default calculator (gcalctool) uses the . and I can't use the , on my German numpad. I already set ...
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After upgrading packages today, can't compile anything that includes <locale>

I just updated my packages today on Ubuntu 12.04 amd64, including libc-bin which provides /usr/bin/locale, and now any C/C++ program that has #include <locale> explodes hundreds of errors ...
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How do I list folders with underscores first?

So as pretty much everyone, before using Ubuntu I used a Windows machine, and one of the things I got used to in Windows was to use the underscore as the first character of a folder name as some sort ...
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How to make a new-defined alphabetic sort order in a locale work?

I'm working on a new Latin-based script for Persian. So I've used such lines in GB locale file, to modify the sort order: First of all, I've introduced the new characters in such way: ...