easiest way to change my locale?

Mario Vukelic mario.vukelic at dantian.org
Sat Nov 15 09:04:15 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-11-14 at 23:34 -0500, H.S. wrote:
> However, once a user has selected a locale, how
> does the user then do I just change the time format or any other
> particular aspect of the locale?

I think the only way is to set the LC_* variables in $HOME/.profile.
The individual LC_* variables are explained in "man locale", and
supported values can be found in /usr/share/i18n/SUPPORTED.

If some LC_* setting shall be changed system-wide, the place
is /etc/environment

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