Just out of curiosity, what is the meaning of
The reason I am asking is, that a fresh US-English installation of Linux Mint (I guess Ubuntu would be the same), located in “Jerusalem” for time zone, left me with the following mix and match locale in
LANG=en_US.UTF-8 LANGUAGE= LC_CTYPE="en_US.UTF-8" LC_NUMERIC=he_IL.UTF-8 LC_TIME=he_IL.UTF-8 LC_COLLATE="en_US.UTF-8" LC_MONETARY=he_IL.UTF-8 LC_MESSAGES="en_US.UTF-8" LC_PAPER=he_IL.UTF-8 LC_NAME=he_IL.UTF-8 LC_ADDRESS=he_IL.UTF-8 LC_TELEPHONE=he_IL.UTF-8 LC_MEASUREMENT=he_IL.UTF-8 LC_IDENTIFICATION=he_IL.UTF-8 LC_ALL=
As I was working to fix it to my liking, I was wondering if I should also update
man page for
locale(1) says “Metadata about the locale information”, but it does not tell me exactly what the effect of changing it would be. Can you think of any application or API using this variable and how?