I just ordered plain Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS min on vServer VX11 from Hetzner.de and after apt-get update I get this error

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perl: warning: Setting locale failed.
perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings:
    LANGUAGE = "en_US:en",
    LC_ALL = (unset),
    LC_TIME = "et_EE.UTF-8",
    LC_MONETARY = "et_EE.UTF-8",
    LC_ADDRESS = "et_EE.UTF-8",
    LC_TELEPHONE = "et_EE.UTF-8",
    LC_NAME = "et_EE.UTF-8",
    LC_NUMERIC = "et_EE.UTF-8",
    LC_PAPER = "et_EE.UTF-8",
    LANG = "en_US.UTF-8"
    are supported and installed on your system.
perl: warning: Falling back to the standard locale ("C").
locale: Cannot set LC_ALL to default locale: No such file or directory
Preconfiguring packages ...

This locale error happens with many commands. How to remove this error?


1 Answer 1


Open a terminal and perform this commands:

sudo locale-gen et_EE et_EE.UTF-8 en_US en_US.UTF-8
sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales

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