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How to change language in a command-line software on debian

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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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1answer
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MSI installer: Run in English instead of the system language

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Setup Ubuntu with differing locale and language settings

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locale: What is the LANGUAGE variable used for? (and when?)

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How can I install another locale for Firefox?

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Is there any command for command prompt through which I can know the default encoding of my system?
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Microsoft Outlook hangs when switching input language

I have two keyboard languages, Swedish and American English. Normally, I switch language by hitting [alt]+[shift] and it works like a charm. However, suddenly Microsoft Outlook has started to hang ...
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Kubuntu KDE Language Mixup

I installed Kubuntu 9.04 with Dutch as the language setting. However, when I first started, everything was actually in English. In the system settings -> region and language I set the system language ...