installing non utf8 locale
martin.pitt at ubuntu.com
Fri Mar 3 07:20:59 GMT 2006
João Pinto [2006-02-25 10:36 +0000]:
> I would like to set my system locale to pt_PT ISO-8859-1 (I need to use
> some applications which don't support utf-8 and I will get into troubles
> editing their lang strings with the wrong locale).
> On Hoary and Breezy I was able to do it by following:
> On Dapper, even if I select pt_PT ISO-8859-1 the lang environment vars
> get correctly set but then I get missing file errors because the
> corresponding locale files are not generated on /usr/lib/locale .
> Should I fill a bug report for localeconf ?
localeconf is not supported (it's in universe); you are welcome to
file a bug, though. :) However, I advise to rework this wiki page,
since it will only confuse users.
We do not support non-UTF-8 locales, therefore it is not very apparent
how to enable them. The locale-gen manpage describes the process. In
sudo locale-gen pt_PT
will generate the locale.
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