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Re: man pages as user

on Thu, Jan 02, 2003 at 06:35:48PM -0500, Nori Heikkinen (nori@sccs.swarthmore.edu) wrote:
> on the system i'm bringing up, i can read manpages as root, but not as
> myself.  when i try, i get the following two errors:
> mikan~> man man
> (null): can't set the locale; make sure $LC_* and $LANG are correct

I'm not positive, but this should help.  As root:

   # dpkg-reconfigure locales
   # locale-gen

> man: can't create a temporary filename: Permission denied

   # chmod 1777 /tmp

> perl is also giving me errors along the lines of the first one.  i've
> configured my locales ... and i've seen this recently on debian-user,
> so i'll keep googling for that one.

First fix should hit this as well.


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