On Wed, May 17, 2006 at 03:49:11PM -0400, Derek Martin wrote: > Hi folks, > > I am installing a test machine, and I was able to install all of the > locales on the machine manually by running dpkg-reconfigure locales on > the machine, and selecting all the locales. > > This works, but the trouble is, I need to do this on a lot of > machines, and doing it this way is very tedious and time-consuming. > We have a lot of international users, and it's important that we be > able to provide them the ability to use their native language, no > matter what it may be. > > I'm using an automated install with the debian CD image and a preseed > file, so ideally I'd like a way to do this automatically from the > install. Failing that, a shell command which can run > non-interactively to install every possible locale will suffice. Does > such a beast exist? Doesn't it work with preseeding? I'm just guessing here, I've never used it. http://www.debian.org/News/weekly/2006/19/ This article appeared in DWN (http://www.debian.org/News/weekly/2006/19/). Or perhaps you can use an install image created with Instalinux (also featured in DWN): http://www.instalinux.com/ You can add a script to be executed just before ending installation, so that should work... HTH, -- Esteban Manchado Velázquez <firstname.lastname@example.org> EuropeSwPatentFree - http://EuropeSwPatentFree.hispalinux.es Help spread it through the Net in signatures, webpages, whatever!
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