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UPDATE-LOCALE

Section: Maintenance Commands (8)

Updated: April 2006

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NAME

update-locale - Modify global locale settings

SYNTAX

update-locale [OPTIONS] [var=locale | var] [...]

DESCRIPTION

This program can be called by maintainer scripts when Debian packages are installed or removed, it updates the /etc/default/locale file to reflect changes in system configuration related to global locale settings. When variables have no value assigned, they are removed from the locale file. Some basic checks are performed to ensure that requested settings are valid.

OPTIONS

--help
Display an help message and exit.:
--reset
Variables which are not set on command-line are cleared out.:
--locale-file FILE
Define file containing locale variables. (Default: /etc/default/locale):
--no-checks
Do not perform sanity checks on locale variables.:

EXAMPLE

The command ''' update-locale LANG=en_CA.UTF-8 LANGUAGE sets LANG to en_CA.UTF-8 and removes definitions for LANGUAGE'''.

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FILES

/etc/default/locale
File where global locale settings are stored.:

AUTHOR

Denis Barbier <[email protected]>

SEE ALSO

locale-gen?(8), locale?(1)


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