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Locale has no effect

I've edited /etc/default/locale to look like this: LANG="en_CA.UTF-8" LANGUAGE="en_CA:en" LC_NUMERIC="en_CA.UTF-8" LC_TIME="en_DK.UTF-8" LC_MONETARY="en_CA.UTF-8" LC_PAPER="en_CA.UTF-8" ...
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unlocaling kubuntu

I have installed kubuntu 13.10 as I am living in israel, every app that I install is immediatly in hebrew which is very annoying. I always prefer my applications to be in english and just have the ...
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ibus -> preferences doesn't show

im trying to set my kubuntu to accept Japanese input, I followed this guide https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkwgyevmSGk#t=95 I clicked ibus, But it does nothing, I cant see anything ibus on my system ...
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Clementine not playing certain files

Last week I ripped some cds in morituri and rhythmbox. Everything seemed fine except for one cd. After a few tracks I got some weird error while ripping (to FLAC) with morituri, so I ripped the rest ...
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Can I permanently change the GUI language of a certain program to English?

Is it possible to make a permanent change to the GUI language of Cola Git GUI or git gui? I would like to have them both in English, whenever I start them. Is this possible? I know of the following ...
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fixing locale settings permanently

I am getting the 'unsupported locale setting' error as referenced here (on Ubuntu 13.10). However, following Martijn suggestion only fixes the problem temporarily. Opening a new bash reverts to the ...
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Ubuntu server strange locale issue

Installed brand new Ubuntu 13.10 64 bit on Hetzner server. Right after install tried to execute apt-get update and apt-get dist-upgrade. Getting following error nearly on all apt-get operation perl: ...
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Force Ubuntu server locale to Windows client

I'm trying to setup Ubuntu server as domain controller using samba and it all works great. I can login, get personalized settings and user directory pathed in the clients at login. All except for one ...
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setlocale: LC_CTYPE: cannot change locale (UTF-8) [closed]

When I press tab for autocompletion I get this error: -bash: warning: setlocale: LC_CTYPE: cannot change locale (UTF-8) I've tried running this: locale-gen en_US en_US.UTF-8 dpkg-reconfigure ...
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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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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 !!