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How to fix locale settings in Debian 7?

I'm having massive problems with Debian's locale Settings. I want my server to talk to me in standard English (en_US.UTF-8?) and additionally have de_DE.UTF-8 available for a few Python scripts that ...
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Using the Correct Keyboard Layout without Changing Locale

May laptop was originally bought from Hong Kong and I had the change my region to the UK. This is one of the reason why I couldn't use the keys correctly e.g. the backslash. When I am working from ...
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Is there a standard for specifying weather-related preferences?

I find over and over again that weather applications and web sites default to temperatures in °F and wind speeds in mph. My local standard (which is "local" in most of the world, I believe) is °C and ...
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locales broken on Beaglebone Black running Debian

So this all started when I wanted to install my custom daemon on my Beaglebone Black running Debian using update-rc.d mydaemon defaults 97 like I've done many times during it's development on my Mint ...
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Understanding terminal locales

I am looking into terminal customisation, and in particular text encodings. I understand the differences between the UTF-* encodings, and the differences between different encoding types, generally ...
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Are websites ignoring locale or they are relying on IP? [duplicate]

I’m currently in Germany wonder why so many websites ignore my locale settings (in OS and browser) and are instead showing me content in German? Is it possible to turn this off? My locale is en-US. ...
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Can't set locale to en_US.UTF-8, but locale -a says it's available. No root

I'm trying to use powerline symbols in gvim. Part of that requires that I set my locale to UTF-8. export LANG=en_US.UTF-8 Afterwards I see the following errors. For gvim: bash-4.1$ /usr/bin/gvim ...
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Japanese characters displaying as random characters in program

I obtained a Japanese game recently(namely If My Heart Had Wings Flight Diaries), and when I run it, the Japanese characters in the text are replaced with random unicode characters, which wouldn't ...
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Is there a Unicode-aware LC_COLLATE sort order which respects punctuation?

As far as I can tell, setting the environment variable LC_COLLATE=en_US.utf8 changes four things compared to LC_COLLATE=c, regarding how programs like ls will sort files: Unicode characters are ...
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Windows Defaulting language to 'Unknown Language' Causing applications to crash on startup

Recently I've noticed that windows seems to be defaulting by system language for all applications to 'Unknown Language': This is causing some applications to crash on startup. If I quickly change ...
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Environment variable LC_ALL is always unset by default. why LC_ALL is unset?

Why LC_ALL is always unset by default on Linux and Unix machines? For example, on Linux: root@icubes:[~]# locale LANG=en_US.UTF-8 LC_CTYPE="en_US.UTF-8" LC_NUMERIC="en_US.UTF-8" ...
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Set different locale in terminals and KDE

My environment I'm using ArchLinux with KDE. What I'd like to do What I would like is to have KDE in my language (fr_FR) but all the terminals and tty in en_US (for debugging and having the same ...
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How to set default date time format in OpenOffice Writer?

How to set default date time format in OpenOffice Writer? It does not obey locale setting in Tools -- Options -- Language Settings -- Languages for me. Locale is set to Russian, while date-time ...
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How to change android system language if morelocale2 does not work

I recently bought a chinese smartphone (SM-G3858) and there are only 3 languages available. English, Chinese and Korean. I tried to add another language (e.g. german) with the app morelocale2 and ...
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get output from cmdline application independently of system's locale

I'm trying to get the full OS-version information of a w32 host in a script (thus: from the cmdline), to be run on a variety of different machines. For this, i'm using the systeminfo as described ...
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Input accents in iTerm with international keyboard

I have an international keyboard where accents are inserted doing ALT+` e ==> è ALT+e e ==> é In Terminal.app this works correctly, in iTerm2 it doesn't. I get a bell sound when I ...
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How to open CSV file with Russian Excel?

Comma is used as decimal separator in Russian locale. This is probably the reason, why Russian Excel is unable to open CSV files: As you see, all data went to first column.
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Make Excel understand month names in english

I have Excel spreadsheets with dates as strings (12/Nov/12 6:59 PM). If I apply Date / Date Time format to that cells - nothing happens. What I want to do is to make Excel interpret theese values as ...
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Can't change system locale in Embedded Standard 7

I have Windows Embedded Standard 7 US English, but for one application I need to change language for non-unicode programs, so that it displays correctly. When I go to Region and Language, ...
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How to reset locale settings in Debian?

I am newbie to Debian, last night I regenerated locales using following command. sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales I selected all from the prompted screen and it generated all locales. After restarting ...
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Mojibake on Japanese System Locale

I am running Windows 8.1 with the System Locale set as Japanese (Japan), yet few programs still dispays mojibake. Apparently if I set the System Locale to English (United States) and use pAppLoc, the ...
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How to highlight keyboard led using current locale

How does one make the keyboard led show his current locale? It might be useful for users using two locales (languages). Desired behavior: capslock led on keyboad is OFF for your first locale ...
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Meaning of LC_IDENTIFICATION environment variable

Just out of curiosity, what is the meaning of LC_IDENTIFICATION? The reason I am asking is, that a fresh US-English installation of Linux Mint (I guess Ubuntu would be the same), located in ...
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Changing keyboard layout

I want to change the keyboard layout from US to UK through the terminal on my Linux machine. I'm running CentOS 6.4. I have tried using the loadkeys uk method, but it doesn't change the layout. It is ...
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How to change gnome session locale?

How do I change the default locale for my gnome session? I created /etc/default/locale-local with this content: LANG=pt_PT.UTf-8 LC_MESSAGES=en_US.UTF-8 and added this to /etc/pam.d/gdm3, ...
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R locale setting problems on Mac OS X

I'm trying to install packages in R using Mac OS X, but I keep getting tar: Failed to set default locale errors for any package I try. After Googling around I found that this was due to unexpected ...
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Unsupported locale prevents me from starting apps

I have the following locale settings when I type export: declare -x LANG="es_ES.ISO-8859-1" declare -x LANGUAGE="es:en" declare -x LC_ADDRESS="ms_MY.UTF-8" declare -x LC_IDENTIFICATION="ms_MY.UTF-8" ...
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Permanently change default language and keyboard settings - what am I missing?

I'm trying to configure a Debian Linux (ARMHF 3.8.13-bone20) on a BeagleBone Black to use German as the default language and keyboard layout, which does not work, and I can't see why. I'm talking ...
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How to display Wacom Preferences in English

I own a Wacom Bamboo Pen & Touch and have installed the drivers under a localized version of Windows 7. I would like to know whether there is a way to have the Wacom Preferences application ...
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Setting up a Word 2007 installation that was originally an Arabic Locale for American English Locale?

A laptop I have has Microsoft Word 2007 installed for the Arabic Locale. I'm trying to get it working with the American English Locale. While I've managed to get it to type English characters, it's ...
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Linux - Wine - is it possible to force locale + date/time format?

I would like to run some sensor software using Wine and serial port. However, this SW strictly requires exact date/time settings to work correctly. I created a new account in KDE (running Kubuntu ...
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How to force a language for all websites [duplicate]

I am currently living in UAE but I do not speak Arabic and almost all websites always show content in Arabic even though I have setup my preferred language to English in both my OS, which is Windows ...
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Use a modern locale, but retain asciibetical sorting?

I bought a new laptop (an Ideapad Yoga), and put Linux Mint on it. Everything seems to be working well, but Mint's default LOCALE settings for my language choice (en-CA... not sure why CA when I'm in ...
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How to define a custom locale?

I want to define a custom locale with my own calendar settings. In this locale, we set a specified year as the first year. For example, if I define a en_UNIX.UTF-8, I'd like to set AD 1970 as year 1, ...
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How can I make dir command in cmd.exe to behave as though it were under a different Locale?

When I change my System Locale to a Simplified Chinese (PRC), and I open cmd.exe, a dir command will display the Chinese character file names correctly. If my System Locale is English (United ...
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Changing Ubuntu locale settings by GUI crashes the accounts-daemon

I'm usung Ubuntu 12.04 and after an automatic update it changed the system default encoding form UTF-8 to "ANSI_X3.4-1968". I realized that when my code comments in Eclipse appeared with strange ...
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How to change language in a command-line software on debian

i'm using ‘exif’ on a server (Debian GNU/Linux 6.0.6 (squeeze)) and unlike on my dev computer (Mac OS X through MacPort) it runs in french : exif -h Utilisation: exif [OPTION...] fichier -v, ...
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Can I keep Windows from defaulting printers to A4 paper?

There's an old joke that English will be the language of Heaven, because Americans won't learn foreign languages. Microsoft seems to have internalized this joke... I am an American English speaker; ...
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Is it possible to have different applications set to different locales?

In Windows 7 you can change the system locale to change how non-unicode characters are interpreted in different programs. Let's say that I want to use language X for most cases, but language Y for one ...
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Cannot install Windows 7 gadgets (thirdparty) from a laptop I bought in Thailand?

I bought a laptop at an official Acer store in Thailand. It has Windows 7 Premium on it and the locale setting is English (United States). However I noticed that I am unable to upgrade to another ...
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How to change the UI language in Google Drive?

There is currently no option to change the UI language in Google Drive. Is it possible to change it somehow?
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Changing locale language in Gentoo Linux

I am trying to switch from French to English. I did: export LANG="en_EN.UTF-8" env-update I appears to work, but when I open a new SSH window it remains in French!
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Login window language has changed after update on Snow Leopard

After the latest update (beginning of Dec. 2012) on Snow Leopard my login window language has changed. My system is set to be in english but the login windows now is in french. Currently I am in ...
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UTF-8 locale portability (and ssh)

I spend a lot of my time sshed into various machines, all of which are different (some are embedded, some run Linux, some run BSD, &c.). On my own local machines, however, i use OS X, which of ...
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How can I change the locale of an existing user in Windows 7?

I have a Windows 7 machine acting as a public kiosk which automatically logs in when it boots to a heavily locked down mandatory profile. This user does not have access to the control panel. And the ...
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French accents on a PC with US keyboard ?

My laptop has a US keyboard, and I need to write some French, with accents. I know there's a painful way to do it with combinations of the alt key and the ascii code alt-codes, but I was wondering if ...
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How to deal with localized commands lines

I'm trying to write a python script to run on Windows (XP and up). Now this script calls "schtasks" to schedule some command in the future. The problem is that the script may run on machines with ...
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How to use LC_MESSAGES=C with gcc every time?

Currently I'm using Ubuntu with my system locale and language set to Japanese. However I'd like to have it always displaying gcc messages in English as it would be easier for me. I found here if I ...
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Change User locale but keep all settings for English (U.S.) in Windows7

I'd like to be able to display Russian characters in MATLAB. As described here I have to change both User and System Locales to Russian. And yes, it works! The problem is since I'm in US I don't want ...
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MSI installer: Run in English instead of the system language

How can I make an MSI installer run in English? I'm trying to install LibreOffice on a machine running a Korean version of Windows XP. I don't know Korean. I haven't used Windows with any frequency ...