14. Locale

14.1. Paths

  • /etc/locale.gen

  • /etc/locale.alias

14.2. Variables

  • LC_CTYPE=C.UTF-8

  • LANG=C.UTF-8

14.3. Commands

Table 14.1. Locale

Command

Type

Description

locale-gen

generates localisation files from templates

locale

get locale-specific information

locale

describes a locale definition file

locale

description of multilanguage support

localectl

Control the system locale and keyboard layout settings

localedef

compile locale definition files

gettext

translate message

gettext

translate message

update-locale

Modify global locale settings