setting the locale ?

Mikus Grinbergs mikus at
Wed Feb 17 00:49:04 EST 2010

Earlier, I wrote:
>> On an XO-1 system with an SoaS image installed, I am seeing messages:
>> "bash: warning: setlocale: LC_CTYPE: cannot change locale (en_US.UTF8):
>> No such file or directory"
>> Any suggestions for what I might do to correct these warnings ?

I did not receive any responses, but have now applied a change myself :

The symptom was that 'locale -a' showed only two pre-defined locales.

As a brute-force fix, I populated /usr/lib/locale with the appropriate
files.  That got rid of those "cannot change locale" warnings.


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