LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General
User Name
Password
Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion.
If it is Linux Related and doesn't seem to fit in any other forum then this is the place.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 07-10-2005, 07:28 PM   #1
stefaandk
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2005
Distribution: Centos
Posts: 215

Rep: Reputation: 30
Locale and language setting


I'm still more or less getting confused about these local and language settings.

Why do they do?
Why would I change them?
Should they ever be changed?

What's with these warnings like:

perl: warning: Setting locale failed.
perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings:
LANGUAGE = (unset),
LC_ALL = (unset),
LANG = "c"
are supported and installed on your system.
perl: warning: Falling back to the standard locale ("C").
--------

The above one I get starting nagios but I get em in different things, they don't seem to however have much effect on functionality?
 
Old 07-10-2005, 07:45 PM   #2
mai1man
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Aug 2004
Distribution: suse 9.1 pro, Slack 10.0, Gentoo 2004.2
Posts: 24

Rep: Reputation: 15
If you use other language than english you'll need to set local settings. Some GUI programs have different menus for some languages and the use the lang variables to check this (i.e. gaim)
 
Old 07-11-2005, 12:08 AM   #3
stefaandk
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2005
Distribution: Centos
Posts: 215

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 30
Nope, only use English, machine is set to Australia though. And not running any gui stuff, pure console based system.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How to change the locale by setting the system default locale letdoit Slackware 6 08-18-2011 04:34 AM
Language/locale setting val54321 Linux - Newbie 3 05-18-2005 08:26 AM
locale setting ’ mnaumanca Linux - Software 0 02-18-2005 04:39 PM
Chage the language locale ust Linux - Software 0 08-16-2004 03:59 AM
Changing default locale/GNOME language elluva Linux - Software 5 01-13-2004 03:20 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:38 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration