LOCALE

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: March 2001
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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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