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Setup locales in Ubuntu

In a fresh Ubuntu, not having the locales setup, it shows warning every time while installing any software/library and while stopping/restarting as well.
You can setup the required locales easily.
The following example shows the simple steps to setup the en_IN UTF-8 locale.

Step 1

Edit or Create the file /var/lib/locales/supported.d/local and add the required local in the file as follows

  en_IN UTF-8

you can add more locales in new lines.

Step 2

reconfigure your system’s locales by issuing the command

  dpkg-reconfigure locales

Thats done!


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