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Re: Hi, how to change the LC_CTYPE?

On Vi, 18 nov 11, 13:11:35, shiyao ma wrote:
> I am now using Debian/Sid with display manager lightdm and desktop manager
> xfce4.
> I used to edit /etc/environment and add export LC_CTYPE=zh_CN.UTF-8.
> Now It doesn't work.
> When I have logged into XFCE4, the output of locale -a is
> Later, I edited /etc/default/locale, adding one line: export
> LC_CTYPE=zh_CN.UTF-8. However, the locale is still LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8.
> I also did that in /etc/profile, and  failed either.
> I am now curious about the way the system source *.sh in the boot up
> session.
> My question is :What's the proper way of setting LC_CTYPE?
> (Plus, if I add export LC_ALL=zh_CN.UTF-8 in /etc/default/locale, it will
> work, but this is not what I want. Further more, I think the file
> /etc/default/locale shouldn't be edited, as it is generated by the software
> and maybe overwritten.)

For X you have to export variables in ~/.xsessionrc since not all 
Display Managers source ~/.profile

Hope this helps,
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