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Questions tagged [locale]

locales are used for localization of a Linux system, e.g. to adjust language and keyboard settings.

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How to change keyboard without using raspi-config?

I have HypriotOS running which is a Raspbian Stretch version uname -a Linux test 4.14.34-hypriotos+ #2 Sun APr 22 15:29:32 UTC 2018 armv61 GNU/Linux lsb_release No LSB modules are available. ...
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tmux over SSH: locale problem

I ssh to my Raspberry Pi running Raspian from my mac and try to run tmux, but I'm getting this error: tmux: need UTF-8 locale (LC_CTYPE) but have ANSI_X3.4-1968 As suggested elsewhere, I commented #...
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How do i change the AlexaPi language to en_gb language?

I just need to figure out how to get AlexaPi to work with the EN_gb language. I tried changing my location but that didn't work It is all about accent, can i even change accent of the AlexaPi ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 b+ WIFI Localisation

This is the file that determines if the wifi location has been set so i wanted to know how to alter it so it checks to see if the wifi-country is not set to enable instead. Any ideas?? So basically ...
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How can I turn off Wi-Fi localisation on the Pi 3 B+?

I have the Pi 3 B+ and wanted to know if there was any way to turn of the need for the Wi-Fi localisation as when travelling around different countries and using my Pi as an access point I have keep ...
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Is it possible to produce a pipe “|” with a US keyboard and the vanilla Raspbian?

I am developing a replacement for the /sbin/init process that will run 1 time and then remove itself from the system. During development I need to be able to do some debugging. I have no SSH (or ...
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Local network with several Pis and devices connected

I have to create a local network (without internet connection) with several Pis (around 20) in a straight queue. Each Pi has to connect as many Pis as possible, but the regular case is that every Pi ...
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Change default en_GB to en_US (cannot type a pipe key)

Running localectl status I see that my locale is LANG-en_GB bla bla bla I'm trying to pipe ls output to more (ls --help | more) but the when I use the pipe key I get some another character. (Pipe ...
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Arabic/Persian file names of a fat32 file system displayed as question mark

The Arabic/Persian names of files that created on a fat32 file system flash drive,in windows, displayed as question marks in Raspbian. Ubuntu has no problem with fat32 name encoding. So the question ...
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Would Raspbian break if the extraneous locales were deleted from /usr/share/locales?

Rsync spends a lot of time (and bandwidth) backing up all the extraneous locales when a full system backup is performed. It takes up a lot of disk space for features that will never be used on this ...
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Custom keyboard settings after reboot are gone

Is there a way to make changes made to keyboard layout using Keyboard Layout Handler Setting to survive a reboot on raspbian 4.4.50?
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How to change the keyboard layout console-only

How can I change the keyboard layout from default (GB? US?) to anything else? I tried various methods from posts related to debian but these fail. Installing and executing raspi-config does not help.
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how to make browser display chinese characters properly

I am using raspberry pi 3. I am using the default browser for testing. I have added a new language under preferences and set to Chinese(China). When I visit a Django website that has localization ...
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Update localization outside of raspi-config

In Rasbian, is there a way to update localization settings like timezone from the command line, without using raspi-config? I don't want to reinvent the wheel, just looking for 1-2 line drop in ...
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Voice recognition in Raspberry Pi in custom language

I want to build a voice controlled system for very simple tasks using the RPi. Like lighting an LED or running a motor. But I want to set up the voice system in my own language and define my own ...
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How do you force wiringPI library to use local time instead of UTC time?

I am running Pi 3 along with Real-Time Clock chip ds1302 and using wiringPI library to read and set date and time to and from ds1302 chip. After I set my Pi's system date and time to local date and ...
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My app runs with qwerty while my system is azerty

I'm struggling with a weird issue porting some code from my dev computer (Ubuntu 16.04) to a Raspberry Pi 3. I'm creating an app (C++ and open frameworks) where the user will type a password that ...
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Locale won't change

I have a fresh install of raspbian, and the keyboard is stuck on british. I saw some online tutorials for changing my keyboard settings, but they never seem to take effect. http://rohankapoor.com/...
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Cannot display gpio documentation over “man gpio” command

I would like to configure my gpio pins, but I cannot dipslay documentation over man gpio command. This is the result of command: man: can't set the locale; make sure $LC_* and $LANG are correct No ...
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Unable to reconfigure locale in raspberry pi

When I boot pi it it throws the following warnings: -bash: warning: setlocale: LC_ALL: cannot change locale (en_US.UTF-8) -bash: warning: setlocale: LC_ALL: cannot change locale (en_US.UTF-8) ->...
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Foreign characters showing from gcc compiler output

My locales are are set to generate en_US.ISO-8859-15 ISO-8859-15 and en_US.UTF-8 UTF-8. However the borders of raspi-config still have borders showing the accented âââ. And the gcc compiler output ...
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locale settings Issues

I'm trying to connect to psql using the below command but receiving message about unset local setting how could one solve it. pi@raspberrypi ~/develop/radar $ psql -U postgres perl: warning: ...
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How to change the language in XFCE 4 on Raspbian

I installed Raspbian on my Raspberry Pi 2 (Model B). Since the user that will use it is Italian, I would like to set the language in XFCE4 to Italian. It seems that there is no panel in the settings ...
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can't install locales HELP

When trying to solve this problem here How to fix perl : warning : setting local failed http://stackoverflow.com/questions/31990851/how-to-fix-perl-warning-setting-local-failed-on-raspberry-pi?...
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reconfigure locale failed

I run sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales via SSH. After selecting <Ok> I have the error message below $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please ...
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Locale incorrectly defined or undefined in startup script

On my raspbian I defined the locale using raspi-config. When I ssh back into it, I can check this is still correct (same result for pi and for root users): $ locale LANG=fr_FR.UTF-8 LANGUAGE=fr_FR....
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Switching Between Languages

Hello I'm trying to setup my Raspberry Pi for writing and I do plan on doing everything in terminal and maybe using the desktop if I need to do a bit of web browsing for research. My problem is that ...
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Locale errors when installing packages

I'm trying to install some packages like Zeroconf and TightVNC. Install seems to go fine but each time I get a notice like this in Terminal: locale: Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such ...
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Shell and ssh locale issues on Raspbian

I'm trying to configure my Raspbian to support console output in my native language (Polish). After updating my locale preferences (I chose pl_PL.UTF-8 as my default locale), I ran a test - I typed ...
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How can I change the locale?

I'm having problems displaying some of "special" characters via SSH running Raspbmc, such as the ellipsis ("…") and Asian characters. Both are displayed as "?". I'm not sure if my locale is set up ...
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Problem with third key characters

I've just installed Rasbian, everything works well except the third key characters @, #, ], [ I use english locale and italian keymap. How could I solve this problem? PS: All the other ...