Locale problem

Matt Zimmerman mdz at canonical.com
Thu Sep 16 04:38:11 BST 2004


On Wed, Sep 15, 2004 at 06:28:13PM -0500, Santiago Erquicia wrote:

> I just installed Skype and when I try to start it, it does but all the
> strings appear in Chinese or some other language like that.

What is Skype and where did it come from?

> If I run locale as my user this is what appears:
> LANG=POSIX
> LC_CTYPE="POSIX"
> LC_NUMERIC="POSIX"
> LC_TIME="POSIX"
> LC_COLLATE="POSIX"
> LC_MONETARY="POSIX"
> LC_MESSAGES="POSIX"
> LC_PAPER="POSIX"
> LC_NAME="POSIX"
> LC_ADDRESS="POSIX"
> LC_TELEPHONE="POSIX"
> LC_MEASUREMENT="POSIX"
> LC_IDENTIFICATION="POSIX"
> LC_ALL=
> 
> Is that right?  How can I change this?

Yes, that is correct; you should not need to change it unless you have very
specific requirements.

-- 
 - mdz




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