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Questions tagged [locale]

a way of customising messages to be suitable for different languages

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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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Ubuntu server 16.04.1: OEM-config screen instructions are not shown in the language requested by user

In order to have automatic installation during OEM-config-prepare, I have the following set in boot/grub/grub.cfg in the ISO. menuentry "Install server" { set gfxpayload=keep linux /install/...
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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?
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Transfer locale settings from my computer to a ssh

I wanted to import locale from my computer to a ssh. Therefore I did : locale > import Added export on each lines (Do you know any scripting to do it automatically ?) Copied it from my computer ...
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special characters problem in ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

Ubuntu 16.04 does not correctly display file names with non-latin characters in the GUI. Instead, there's a diamond-shaped question mark symbol in place of the special character and the string "(...
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How can I set locales in /etc/defaults/locale?

Set /etc/defaults/locale to: LANG=en_GB.UTF-8 LC_CTYPE="en_GB.UTF-8" LC_MESSAGES=en_GB.UTF-8 LC_ALL="en_GB.UTF-8" LC_NUMERIC="en_GB.UTF-8" LC_TIME="en_GB.UTF-8" LC_MONETARY="en_GB.UTF-8" ...
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Is there a way to locale user folders without changing actual names?

I recently came from Windows to Ubuntu 16.04.2 and can't figure something out. Is there a way to force Ubuntu to show localized names for user folders (in my case, Russian ones) – Downloads, Documents,...
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UTF-8 Telugu text not rendering correctly in terminal

I am trying to process telugu text with Python. Text is rendering correctly in chrome browser like this. Unfortunately it is not rendering correctly in default terminal or python shell in terminal....
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Dead keys aren't working in wine

I'm trying to use MS-Office 2010 (I know... it's pretty old) with Wine and everything but my dead keys are not working perfectly. With any other application in Ubuntu 16.04 they works well... To ...
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dpkg and apt language is different than the rest of the system

I configured my system to be in English except for keyboard, time and units It's been working as expected until now. Today dpkg, apt-get and apt-cache started to report in Turkish. When I type dpkg ...
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Why is running localedef not creating my new locale in /etc/locale.gen?

I am trying to create a new system locale. I have studied the directions at Unix Stackexchange and at Ask Ubuntu but my attempts to get my environment variable into /etc/locale.gen have been ...
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How to set LC_TIME variable to en_DK while keeping en_US the system default for other variables?

I have the system default set to en_US.UTF-8. But (among other nonsensical things) this makes Sunday (a weekend day) the first day of the week in calendars. I want to use the LC_TIME variable from ...
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Terminal won't open after localectl command change

I had problem, I have followed this advice, but after the restart terminal can not be opened. If I run gnome-terminal from xterm: Error constructing proxy for org.gnome.Terminal:/org/gnome/Terminal/...
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snap cannot access locale

While creating a snap, I kept getting an error like: locale: Cannot set LC_ALL to default locale: No such file or directory. In my snapcraft.yaml, I added locales to build-packages but no luck. I ...
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How can I change the decimal separator for my locale?

I want to change the decimal separator of my system from "," to ".". I have edited the respective locale file /usr/share/i18n/locales/ and added these lines: LC_NUMERIC decimal_point "<U002E>"...
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ssh tab auto-complete causes bash: warning: setlocale

When I try to to use tab to auto-complete to finish a ssh (or scp) command, the following error appears on the console: -bash: warning: setlocale: LC_CTYPE: cannot change locale (en_US.UTF-8) -bash: ...
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gtk-warning ** locale not supported by c library

I was trying to install UT99 as explained here and here. After downloading libraries I needed, I started to install the program, but later on I got the warning as in subject. I don't understand which ...
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Ubuntu stuck at boot screen and login loop after changing locale

(Writing on my phone, so I can't format everything properly. Sorry for that.) I followed the steps over here to change my locale: https://superuser.com/questions/149475/start-the-week-on-monday-in-...