Questions tagged [localization]

In IT, localization refers to the settings/configurations that are altered to make a product (usually software) appropriate for different locales. Language, timezones and the formatting of things like currency or dates are common examples of such settings.

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How do I set locale when building an Ubuntu Docker image with Packer?

I'm using Packer to build a Docker image based on Ubuntu 14.04, i.e., in my Packer template I have: "builders": [{ "type": "docker", "image": "ubuntu", "commit": true }], and I build it ...
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How to avoid Tivoli Storage Manager error ANS4042E: “Object name … contains unrecognised characters and is not valid.”

We are using the Tivoli TSM Backup/Archive client to back up user files on a largish multi-user system. Users come from different countries and thus can create files according to multiple locales. ...
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Backport locale to earlier Windows version

I have written an application which contains language files localized in ru-MD (Russian as used in Moldova) and ru-RU (Russian as used in Russia). According to this table, the locale ru-MD is ...
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Google Cloud SQL. Sorting in THAI in mysql

We have an application where we use Google Cloud SQL (mysql) as database server. The databases are in the collation: utf8mb4_unicode_520_ci A user of the application from Thailand reported that ...
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National characters in Open Tomato router and QNAP NAS shell

I added my Country locale (pl_PL) to shell in Open Tomato based router Asus and QNAP NAS. Originally only en_US and en_EN locale where available. Now it is possible to use it for example in vim-full ...
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msinfo32 /nfo emits XML with translated tags

I'm working on some system data collection tools for an application I'm involved in supporting, and have run into an exciting wrinkle. I wanted to capture an msinfo32 /nfo report as part of the ...
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Setting locale for current session

I would like to change LC_MESSAGES locale var for current session like so: LC_MESSAGES="fr_FR.utf8" but it seems to not work: user@debian:~$ cat w1.txt cat: w1.txt: Brak dostępu user@debian:~$ ...
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Kerberos credentials cache dates reported differently in Debian Squeeze and Debian Wheezy

I have two Debian servers which use same LDAP/Kerberos server, but dates in output of klist on them shown in different format - mm/dd/yyyy on squeeze vs dd/mm/yy on wheezy. Looks like they just use ...
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Adapt translation of “available” for Outlook Calendar system wide, e.g. via Exchange Server?

I want to change a single string (translation/resource) in the Outlook Calendar. The default Calendar-status "available" in Dutch is called "vrij" by Outlook. The Outlook usage would translate as "...
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Locale number formatting issue windows 2008

On a project we have multiple servers running windows 2008. The servers are using the Russian locale. We have several programs that use floating point numbers but the fractional part of the number on ...
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non interactive shell locale

I'm running commands on a remote host via ssh where i'd like to have locale vars set. I do not care about the full profile scripts from a true interactive shell, just the locale vars. The minimum ...
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Changed locale in CentOS 7 using localectl doesn't work

I want to change the localisation to en_US.utf8 so that all log messages from applications were displayed in english. This works when I prefix the command with LANG=en_US.utf ./my-command, now every ...
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Setup Foreign Locale OS

New to building VMs in Azure. I need to build an Italian Locale VM but when I created the VM, I did not find the option of selecting a language. The VM that got built was an en_US locale. Thank you
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What exactly installing a locale does to the system?

I have an Ubuntu 18.04 server, and with default config, when calling $ls command on a file with Latvian character in it's name (test_ā.txt) the output contains is "test_??.txt" in place of the unicode ...
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Debian Packets fix - locale not working - cant install packets - Librarys broken

I did something horrible and hopefully didnt destroy my Debian 9 Strech... I googled like 2 Hours to fix this but nothing has helped... What I Did: my ClamAV was outdated, and I added a testing ...
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Different format of date is valid in query string on different VMs with the same regional settings

I deployed .NET application hosted on IIS on two different VMs with Windows Server 2016 on them, the code is exactly the same. However on one machine the date in query string 30/01/2018 is parsed ...
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Windows language for non-unicode programs change leads to error finding font

I have a legacy C++ program I have to maintain. We runs on Windows 7. Recently I encountered a bug in a pdf generation section of the code. I change Windows' Language for non-unicode programs to ...
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Korean Characters in Outlook lose their encoding

A user in our Korean Office has issue with the encoding of the characters in their emails. When sending or receiving, everything is displayed fine the first time. When re-opening an email later, the ...
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how to fix locale issues in centos 6

I have a centos 6 server and I am running into some locale issues. When I type the command locale, it gives locale: Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such file or directory locale: Cannot ...
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Mongodb sharded cluster architecture

I have a mongodb cluster on aws. In order to reduce network latency I want to have multiple shards in different regions. In each region there will be the application nodes that connect to the ...
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Special chars not displayed correctly

I have problem when I copy file from Server A (Debian 7.4) to Server B (Debian 7.4). Polish special characters in files are not displayed correctly on Server B (in mcedit). I created file with polish ...
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What does this message 'locale: Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such file or directory' mean?

Whenever I do an apt-upgrade on Ubuntu I get this message repeatedly. What do they mean and what needs to be done to remove them? locale: Cannot set LC_CTYPE to default locale: No such file or ...
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Windows 7 boot manager not localized on UEFI systems

I originally posted this on SuperUser because I discovered this behaviour on my home computer, but this seems to be a general issue on UEFI systems, thus I'm posting here too; I also hope someone here ...
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debian 6 language change system error

perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: LANGUAGE = (unset), LC_ALL = "ru_UA.UTF-8", LANG = "en_US.UTF-8" are supported and ...
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sudo logs date with user's locale, apparently. How do I make it use “C” locale?

I have sudo set to log to /var/log/sudo.log. I've noticed that when the locale was set to "de_DE.UTF-8", it logged a localized date ("Mär" for "März") instead of "C" locale ("Mar" for "March"). How ...