On Monday 07 October 2002 19:55, Matt Price wrote:
> can someone explain to me what locales are for and how to set them?
> I'm having some problems in openoffice which seem to be related to
> locale issues... there's a man entry for "setlocale", which I would
> have thought to have been the right command, but debian doesn't find
> the command when I lok for it (even as sudo). in any case, I don't
> really understnad the locale thing and would love to know more about
> what its function is supposed to be. thaqnksm uch,
locales is how Linux (and other Unix systems) allow programs to display text
in different languages.
setlocale is in man3 which means it is a function call in the standard
library, not a stand alone program.
Perhaps you could send the errors you are receiving to this list and someone
here might know the solution.
- From: Matt Price <firstname.lastname@example.org>