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Questions tagged [locale]

a way of customising messages to be suitable for different languages

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How to set LANGUAGE in locale permanently

After running into this bug: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/gnome-control-center/issues/236 I can't get my locale fixed. It is impossible to fix it with gnome-control-center, and "export LANGUAGE=gd:...
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Right way to fix assertion in loadlocale.c

Recently I have updated ubuntu to 18.04. After this my ld constantly failed with the following assertion: loadlocale.c:129: _nl_intern_locale_data: Assertion `cnt < (sizeof (_nl_value_type_LC_TIME)...
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Why temp txt files are created in ANSI?

I have a big log file and i need to cut a part of it and paste it in the end of the same file... so i created a script that looks for the chunks of code i need (sed) create a temp file ,paste it , ...
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Definitive mosh solution for UTF-8 error

Always, when I install mosh on a raspberry pi and try to connect through my computer, I get the following error: lz@blade:~$ mosh -ssh="ssh -p 2323" pi@192.168.0.3 pi@192.168.0.3's password: The ...
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How to add new locale?

How to add completely new locale which doesn't exist yet. I can create a locale file. But it's possible to upload it (git) for have it in future releases out of the box??
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How to install locale only if that is not exist yet

I want to set a locale, but it failed. $ sudo update-locale LANG=ja_JP.UTF-8 *** update-locale: Error: invalid locale settings: LANG=ja_JP.UTF-8 To use the locale I installed the locale by locale-...
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Fresh installation of ubuntu 16.04 gives me warning about locale. Unable to fix

I got this on a fresh installation of Ubuntu 16.04 on AWS Lightsail _____________________________________________________________________ WARNING! Your environment specifies an invalid locale. The ...
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Software Updater error

I am having serious trouble with setting up the ethernet connection in Ubuntu 16.04, so I thought of doing a software update and did so. It stopped halfway through with this black screen: https://i....
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Dependency for gcc-7-locales is not resolving despite installing cpp-7

I'm trying to set up my Ubuntu for wifi drivers by manually downloading the packages and installing them as suggested in Installing Broadcom Wireless Drivers. However the dependency for gcc-7-locales ...
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Cannot set LC_ALL to default locale: No such file or directory

This error occurred when I rebooted ubuntu18.04. Maybe it was because I accidentally deleted the native Chinese language of the system before restarting it. I can't turn on my laptop now. What ...
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Gettext in PHP not working anymore after server upgrade 16.04 to 18.04

as in subject, after upgrading Ubuntu Server from 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS my PHP websites no longer adapt to browser locale as it used to work before the upgrade. My wanted locale files (it_IT.UTF-8) ...
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Locale setting for monospace font in code

Recently, I have changed my locale settings by adding the following in ~/.profile export LANG=sa_IN.UTF-8 export LANGUAGE= In places where there should be monospace font, for example in Konsole, ...
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How do I install locales-all on 18.04?

For some reason the latest Ubuntu has no package for locales-all. Before I reinstalled my local development environment this worked flawlessly and I can't seem to find an alternative package for this. ...
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How to make Kubuntu display date and time in English?

I am using Kubuntu 18.04 and it seems that despite having my whole system being setup in English, the date and time display (like days) is sometimes displayed in French, it seems related to the ...
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Cannot find “Locale” entry in KDE System Settings

Several guides require me to open the Locale menu in the KDE System Settings. Unfortunately, on my system there is no such menu. In the Appearance section, where it should reside, I only see "...
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Change default date format

I've been trying to change the default date format since past few days. Current format:- $date Mon Aug 20 14:14:43 IST 2018 Expected format:- $date Monday August 20 14:14:43 IST 2018 Current ...
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How can I change the default date format (using LC_TIME)?

How do I change the format of date command by modifying LC_TIME in locale? Currently the day of month uses %e format. I need it to be displayed in %d format. Below is the Current Format: #date Thu ...
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Hebrew language in Ubuntu 16.04.4

I'm using 16.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.4.0-119-generic x86_64) with Xfce. I have Hebrew folder names that are shown with invalid encoding: How can I fix it?
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I got an error a day after I just dual booted windows 10 and ubuntu 18.04 and i dont know how to fix it [duplicate]

I just recently, like two days ago, dual booted my dell inspiron 15 with ubuntu 18.04. I didnt have a problem until i got this error today and i dont know how to fix it. I restarted the computer and ...
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Non C.UTF-8 locale error on Server 18.04

We have an Ubuntu server 18.04 on Intel Phi Compute Modules with 272 core each. After the first login through ssh I get this message: -bash: warning: setlocale: LC_ALL: cannot change locale (en_US....
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I have this message on my terminal as soon I opened

Hi when I open a terminal it says the next error: bash: warning: setlocale: LC_NUMERIC: cannot change locale (es_VE.UFT-8): No such file or directory I know that isn't UFT is UTF I alredy fixed, and ...
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Ubuntu distro upgrade getting disrupted (17.10 to 18.04 LTS 'Bionic Beaver')

I am currently using Ubuntu 17.10 and am trying to upgrade to the 18.04 LTS new version. After clicking on the "Upgrade" option in the Software Updater I am presented with a release notes window ...
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Locale problems Belgium English

My goal is to install Kubuntu in English language in Belgium. Ok, let's start from installation. Choose Belgian keyboard. Region: Europe, Time zone: Belgium. The installation is done. This is the ...
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Can't open Terminal and locale/LC_ALL issue with 18.04

I was managing my installed languages because I wanted to fix the wrong language on my time and date so it was in English, and a little while later I noticed when I restarted I received an error ...
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Incorrect Snap apps localisation [duplicate]

The language some Snap apps display is incorrectly localised to english despite my Ubuntu Bionic Beaver system is set to spanish. How can this issue be adressed? In my case, apps showing this are ...
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cannot enter russian symbols in mysql client Ubuntu 18.04

In mysql console client, when I try to enter anything in russian i get nothing. Cursor does not move at all. If I copy this: select * from test where f like '%тест%' I just get this: select * from ...
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too much charmaps in gnome-terminal

my own computer is based on UTF-8 encoding, but I have to manage (french) servers that are ISO-8859-15 based. So, using gnome-terminal to ssh, I oftenly have to switch from one encoding to the other. ...
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Panel date format not reflecting Language & Region Settings (Ubuntu 18.04 Minimal Installation)

The Language & Region Settings I configured for the UK, as follows: Yet the Panel shows the Date in format: 'Tue May 8' Is there a trick I'm missing? Also, I don't see anywhere to further ...
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Why I get different from my system language in debian console? [closed]

Please help me to understand how debian(kde) decides what language to use in terminal (konsole). My system language is English, but all input requests, info messages in konsole (e.g.: password) I get ...
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LC_ALL error after updating ubuntu to 18.04 (from 17.10)

After update I get this message box. Error found when loading ‘/etc/profile’ locale: Cannot set LC_ALL to default locale no such file or directory locale: Cannot set LC_ALL to default locale no ...
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/usr/sbin/update-info-dir: 2: /etc/default/locale: UTF-8: not found dpkg

I am a linux beginner. when I install any software in Ubuntu16.04,I come across the same error. For example,when I install smplayer(sudo apt-get install smplayer) ,then I come across the error below: ...
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Can't set locales Ubuntu 16.04

Can't set locales, that's pretty it. My VPS gives me a mutilated Ubuntu 16.04 distro: $ export LC_ALL="en_US.UTF-8" -bash: warning: setlocale: LC_ALL: cannot change locale (en_US.UTF-8) $ locale -a ...
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ubuntu 17.10 terminal language broken

dup2(soc,0); // �ٲ� �κ� Ȯ��, ���Ͽ� ���� This sentence is one of my code. (comment language is Korean.) If I view sourcecode in terminal, this situation happened. I changed my default language ...
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Combine English language and alternative locale

I have setup my Ubuntu machine to use the English (US) language. I have setup regional formats to use a Dutch format. The problem is that weekdays and months names are defined by the regional format, ...
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How to have GUI in Dutch and terminal output in English?

I've got Ubuntu installed with Dutch as my language. I often work in the terminal and many of the outputs are in Dutch as well. This is very inconvenient though, because I often need to search for ...
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Unknown locale UTF-8 when installing MsSQL server on ubuntu

I'm trying to install Ms SQL Server on ubuntu 17.10, I run commands step by step: wget -qO- https://packages.microsoft.com/keys/microsoft.asc | sudo apt-key add - sudo add-apt-repository "$(wget -qO-...
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Time command 'time' in Ubuntu 14.04 refuses to print PM or AM

I want to print the time on the command line in this format: 11:30 PM Then I type: date +"%I:%M %p" And the result is: 11:30 I try then: date +"%p" And the result is two blank spaces where PM ...
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Migrate web server (apache). Debian to Ubuntu Charset problem

I want migrate old website (php 5.6) from Debian 8.10 to Ubuntu 16.04.3 server. The apache configuration have been exported in the new server and mysql database is hosted on another server : no ...
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Locale problem in 17.10 after upgrade

I'm using Kubuntu 17.10 (fully updated). This problem may have been introduced during the upgrade to 17.04 or 17.10; I can't be sure, since I did both upgrades back to back. Everything works as ...
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dpkg error code (1) uninstalling a package

I had an error installing a program, and the process is incomplete. I tried to remove it using the following command: sudo apt-get purge realvnc-vnc-server Then, it gives me this: apt-listchanges:...
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Fixing missing locales

I've been experiencing some locale issues lately. I first noticed it when trying to run calibre from the terminal. Running calibre returned: WARNING: Failed to set default libc locale, using en_US....
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Can and should I become owner of etc/default/locale?

I want to change my locale from POSIX to en_US.UTF-8. I know how to change it temporarily in the terminal (by typing: LANG=en_US.UTF-8) but I want to make it permanent, because I have issues running ...
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Perl locale setting warning

What should I do to fix this locale setting warning? I have searched already the web but I am a newbie and I am a bit lost... edwin@ubuntu:~$ perl -e exit perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: ...
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What is the correct way to set locale on server?

On my development machine (a vagrant box with ubuntu) with a php application runnning I have one language with swedish: sv_SE.utf8 And I'm setting the locale with this function - setlocale(...
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Very strange behaviour of the Compose Key [closed]

In about 5 years of using Ubuntu, I could never the Compose Key to behave as I wanted despite a few attempts. Until Ubuntu 16.04 the Compose Key gave me the characters "œ", "Œ", "…" and "ğ" so I was ...
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How to enter accented vowels in KDE

I am going to use a PC with US keyboard and KDE (Kubuntu). While the US keyboard is perfect for programming, it isn't to enter Italian words with accented vowels (both lower and upper case). I'd like ...
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Bangla Font issue in Terminal

I have a program that outputs Bangla in the terminal. But unfortunately, the output is not displayed properly by gnome-terminal in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. The output should look like this: আপনাদের দোকা...
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Change time format for a specific application

I want to use a specific locale for some application but not for the rest of my system. How do I do this?
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Need to edit my locales under /etc/environment

I'm a complete noob so sorry for the lack of understanding. When setting my locales under /etc/environment I accidentally entered en_US.UTF-8 UTF-8 The problem being that the second "UTF-8" shouldn'...
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LibreOffice ignores Ubuntu regional settings

LibreOffice ignores Ubuntu regional settings Although date in Russia should be DD.MM.YYYY it displays MM/DD/YYYY. How to fix?