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Date:      Fri, 18 May 2007 16:57:38 +0200 (CEST)
From:      "P.U.Kruppa" <ulrich@pukruppa.net>
To:        Amarendra Godbole <amarendra.godbole@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Setting locale information
Message-ID:  <20070518165646.A1329@small>
In-Reply-To: <294439d20705180535n3e3cba1an7511dbe8f967ad28@mail.gmail.com>
References:  <200705161138.34465.cfarinella@appropriatesolutions.com> <294439d20705180535n3e3cba1an7511dbe8f967ad28@mail.gmail.com>

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On Fri, 18 May 2007, Amarendra Godbole wrote:

> On 5/16/07, Charlie Farinella <cfarinella@appropriatesolutions.com> wrote:
>> I need to set locale values to en_US.UTF-8 system wide.
>> Is /etc/login.conf the right place to do that?
> [...]
>
>> From my /etc/profile:
> [...]
> # For the setting of languages and character sets please see
> # login.conf(5) and in particular the charset and lang options.
> # For full locales list check /usr/share/locale/*
> # You should also read the setlocale(3) man page for information
> # on how to achieve more precise control of locale settings.
> [...]
>
> So yes, login.conf seems to be the correct place to set system-wide
> language options.
>
> -Amarendra
See
http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/
                        using-localization.html

Greetings,

Uli.


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Peter Ulrich Kruppa
Wuppertal
Germany




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