1

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 file.

2
  • whats on your engine desktop, server, something custom?
    – Josh
    Sep 19, 2013 at 16:00
  • What file are you trying to open? What is the output of writing locale in your terminal?
    – Braiam
    Sep 19, 2013 at 16:37

2 Answers 2

1

If you like to remove dispensable language packs from your installation just enter:

sudo apt-get install localepurge

Now you see a debconf interface that asks you to select all languages like to keep.

This may take a while but is the easiest solution for newbies.

0

You can reconfigure your language with sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales, then answer the questions and let it regenerate the language cache.

On a side note: you shouldn't be tampering with languages manually, they're waaay too easy to break.

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .