SV: Re: Locale settings

Leo Cacciari leo.cacciari at
Wed Mar 12 19:42:04 UTC 2008

Il giorno mer, 12/03/2008 alle 13.53 +0100, August Karlstrom ha scritto:
> --- Leo Cacciari <leo.cacciari at> skrev:
> >   Each interactive login shell execute commands in ~/.profile. Adding
> > the commands there would do the trick. 
> Thanks for the info. However, after adding
> export LANG="sv_SE.UTF-8"
> export LC_MESSAGES="en_US.UTF-8"
> to ~/.profile and restarting X, I am still stuck with an all english locale. On
> the other hand, after adding
> LANG="sv_SE.UTF-8"
> to /etc/environment and restarting the comuter I get the desired result.

I stand correct. Anyhow, settings in /etc/environment are system-wide.
You specifically asked for per-user settings.

Leo 'TheHobbit' Cacciari

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