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Name

locale - Get locale-specific information.

Synopsis

locale [ -a | -m]

locale [ -ck ] name...

Description

The locale program writes information about the current locale environment, or all locales, to standard output.

When invoked without arguments, locale summarizes the current locale environment for each locale category defined by the LC_* environment variables.

-a, --all-locales

Write names of available locales.

-m, --charmaps

Write names of available charmaps.

Output Format:

-c, --category-name

Write names of selected categories.

-k, --keyword-name

Write names and values of selected keywords.

Environment Variables

LC_CTYPE

Character classification and case conversion.

LC_COLLATE

Collation order.

LC_TIME

Date and time formats.

LC_NUMERIC

Non-monetary numeric formats.

LC_MONETARY

Monetary formats.

LC_MESSAGES

Formats of informative and diagnostic messages and interactive responses.

Author

locale is written by Ulrich Drepper for the GNU C Library.

This manpage is written by Joel Klecker <espy@debian.org> for the Debian GNU/Linux system.


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