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NAMElocale - Get locale-specific information.
SYNOPSISlocale [ -a | -m]
DESCRIPTIONThe 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.
Write names of available locales.-m, --charmaps
Write names of available charmaps.
Write names of selected categories.-k, --keyword-name
Write names and values of selected keywords.
ENVIRONMENT VARIABLESThese environment variables affect each locale categories for all locale-aware programs:
Character classification and case conversion.LC_COLLATE
Date and time formats.LC_NUMERIC
Non-monetary numeric formats.LC_MONETARY
Formats of informative and diagnostic messages and interactive responses.LC_PAPER
Address formats and location information.LC_TELEPHONE
Telephone number formats.LC_MEASUREMENT
Measurement units (Metric or Other).LC_IDENTIFICATION
Metadata about the locale information.This environment variable can switch against multiple locale database:
The directory where locale data is stored. By default, /usr/lib/locale is used.
- List of supported values (and their associated encoding) for the locale name. This representation is recommended over --all-locales one, due being the system wide supported values.
AUTHORlocale was written by Ulrich Drepper for the GNU C Library.
SEE ALSOlocale(5), locale(7), setlocale(3)
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