UPDATE-LOCALE(8) System Manager's Manual UPDATE-LOCALE(8)
update-locale - Modify global locale settings
update-locale [OPTIONS] [var=locale | var] [...]
This program can be called by maintainer scripts when Debian packages
are installed or removed, it updates the /etc/default/locale file to
reflect changes in system configuration related to global locale set-
tings. When variables have no value assigned, they are removed from
the locale file. Some basic checks are performed to ensure that
requested settings are valid.
--help Display an help message and exit.
Variables which are not set on command-line are cleared out.
Define file containing locale variables. (Default:
Do not perform sanity checks on locale variables.
update-locale LANG=en_CA.UTF-8 LANGUAGE
sets LANG to en_CA.UTF-8 and removes definitions for LANGUAGE.
File where global locale settings are stored.
Denis Barbier <email@example.com>
Debian GNU/Linux April 2006 UPDATE-LOCALE(8)
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