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Is there a way to force PostgreSQL commands (pg_ctl, postgres, initdb, etc.) to run in English and not honor the system locale? Thank you!

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You can set locale related environment variables (LC_LANG, LC_ALL etc) during command execution:

LC_ALL=locale_name command_name

E.g.

LC_ALL=en_US.UTF-8 postgres
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It worked, thank you! – adrianboimvaser May 22 '13 at 15:26

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