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Old 05-01-2006, 02:04 PM   #1
riwaJR
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Configuring my locales in rc.conf?


It used to be good until I updated libxfixes. Then everything got messed up until I downgraded it again. However, text doesn't work as it used to. I can't see subs (at least in spanish) well because all letter with (αν) etc turns into an (#) which makes them practicly unreadable. And I still get the:
203032/Share/video/movies/scary_movie_IV$ firefox
Code:
(firefox-bin:6343): Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C library.
        Using the fallback 'C' locale.
when launching firefox. I tried a locale -a but there's also some bad output.
Code:
203025/Share/video/movies/scary_movie_IV$ locale -a
locale: Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such file or directory
locale: Cannot set LC_MESSAGES to default locale: No such file or directory
C
POSIX
On suggestion in another thread, I've tried commenting my setting in locale.gen and running locale-gen without succes. I've also tried picking my (swedish) locales in the list without improvements. What to do? I'm using Arch.

/Richard
 
Old 05-02-2006, 02:31 PM   #2
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Give this a try.

http://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.p...orted++library

Edit /etc/locale.gen. Everything should be commented, except the two "sv_SE" lines and the "en_US" ones (better to keep the default). Check with 'grep -v ^# /etc/locale.gen'.
Run 'locale-gen'.
Run 'locale -a', pick what you want and copy that exact line into /etc/rc.conf.
Reboot.
 
  


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