Re: Locale set to "C"
On Sun, 02 Oct 2011 12:15:32 +0300, Panayiotis Karabassis wrote:
> On Sat, 1 Oct 2011 19:06:49 +0000 (UTC) Camaleón <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> On Sat, 01 Oct 2011 21:21:23 +0300, Panayiotis Karabassis wrote:
>> > Hi, on a new Wheezy installation locale reports all the LC_* options
>> > set to "C". As a result I can't see greek, they display as question
>> > marks in gnome-terminal.
>> Hum... and what returns "locale -a"?
> panayk@singapore:~$ locale -a
So Greek and US English are both installed. Good.
>> > /etc/default/locale appropriately sets the default locale to
>> > "en_US.UTF-8". I also tried /etc/profile and /etc/environment but the
>> > locale remains set to "C".
>> > What am I missing? Any help appreciated!
>> You may want to try to reconfigure the package ("dpkg-reconfigure
> I've tried this many times, but thanks!
I thought the wanted locale could be missing (not installed) but no, is
> I read the article on debian-administration about locales, and there
> seems to be nothing I've missed. So I am considering this a bug. I
> reported it against package "locales", even thought it's probably caused
> by something else.
> Bug number is 644047.
Yes, it seems a bit strange that choosen locale does not stick :-?
If you are using a DE, did you also check for the correct locale at the