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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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Unmet dependencies while installing package in Ubuntu

sudo apt-get install --reinstall locales You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libreoffice-core : Breaks: myspell-en-gb (< ...
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ubuntu non unicode problem

How does Ubuntu read non Unicode programs? I installed an Arabic-English dictionary and couldn't read the display language Arabic to English. ALL I can see are ? a series of unreadable characters! ...
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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 terminal output language from native language to english

How can I switch the terminal output language from my native language to English, so I can post my Ask Ubuntu question with English terminal 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: ...
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Gparted Partition editor not working

I had Windows and installed Ubuntu 12.10 alongside Windows. I want to allocate suitable disk space to Ubuntu. I installed the Gparted Parition Editor from the Software Center. My problem is: It ...
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Ubuntu Cloud UEC 12.04 amd64 image has an invalid locale

Following the tutorial in https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UEC/Images#DownloadUECImages I was able to execute the Ubuntu 12.04 Cloud Image (amd64) in my computer ...
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Is it safe to browse the web with Firefox during Ubuntu install?

As asked in the title. I clicked on one of the links in the Quantal installer (set up via UNetbootin) and it launched Firefox. Will using it for a longer time during install cause conflict with ...
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How to override the system locale on a single command?

When helping someone we often ask them to show the output of a command eg: sudo fdisk -l | pastebinit If the user is not using an English locale, the output may be in a foreign language: Disk ...
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Having Monday as the first day of the week

My locale setting for LC_TIME is set to Swedish but despite this cal displays Sunday instead of Monday as the first day of the week. Any clues? $ locale LANG=sv_SE.UTF-8 LANGUAGE=en_US:en ...
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How can I install new locale to Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I customize a system locale? $ locale -a get output like this: C C.UTF-8 en_AG en_AG.utf8 en_AU.utf8 en_BW.utf8 en_CA.utf8 en_DK.utf8 en_GB.utf8 en_HK.utf8 ...
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Make GDM3 in Ubuntu 12.10 show a list of available languages

The local computer pool is used by a large number of students that prefer to choose the language of the Ubuntu desktop. Not all want English. Unfortunately, the GDM login manager does not present a ...
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No option to install Italian language as default on Kubuntu 12.10

I have just finished installing Kubuntu 12.10 via Wubi, I am customizing my system and, as you can see from the screenshot down below, there's no option to switch from English to Italian as default ...
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'unsupported locale setting' fault by command-not-found

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 by keeping the home folders from Linux Mint 13 distribution. The system installed fine, but at the beginning everything was in Chinese (even the text in the ...
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Monday as first day in Gnome-Shell (instead of Sunday)

I've been dealing with different regional settings (US, Canada and other locations in English, as well as other countries and languages), but I cannot get Gnome-shell Calendar to begin with Monday, ...
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How to set all locale settings in Ubuntu

A remote installed application has some encoding problems and on my local machine it is running fine. What is the best way to "copy" my locales to the remote machine? The locales on my personal ...
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Strange display language in gnome shell [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Gnome-classic language turned into Chinese, how do I change it back to English? I logged in gnome-shell, and found that the display language is set to some strange Asian ...
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How to change the Wine or PlayOnLinux locale settings - Ubuntu 12.04?

According do this post, Wine's locale settings (like numbering format) is based on Ubuntu locale settings. If I have to change my Ubuntu locale settings, how can I change locale settings in Ubuntu ...
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How do I fix my locale issue?

I am getting this message everytime I do something like starting or stopping a service. perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: ...
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How to prevent SSH setting LANG to an non-existent locale when logging in? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Locale variables have no effect in remote shell (perl: warning: Setting locale failed.) I have a minimal server install that only has English locales. That works great ...