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Re: Terminal issues in fresh install

Florian Kulzer <florian.kulzer+debian@icfo.es> writes:

> The only difference to the setup of your normal user seems to be
> LANGUAGE. Is there any reason that you reference the iso8859-1 locales
> there instead of the utf-8 ones? Were the iso8859-1 locales generated on
> your system? Check if they are listed by "locale -a".
> You could try to unset LANGUAGE for root and see if that stops the
> complaints of the cronjobs. (I have to admit that I am not even sure
> about the proper use of LANGUAGE since I have never had any reason to
> set it on my computers; I only use LANG.)
> -- 
> Regards,            | http://users.icfo.es/Florian.Kulzer
>           Florian   |

Ok I have unset LANGUAGE for root and will see what happens. I have no
idea where the iso8859-1 locales came from, this system has been running
unstable for 3 or 4 years now and I cannot remember if I ever messed
with locales before. 


Peter Smerdon

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