LOCALE(1) Debian GNU/Linux LOCALE(1)
locale - Get locale-specific information.
locale [ -a -m]
locale [ -ck ] name...
The locale program writes information about the current locale environ
ment, or all locales, to standard output.
When invoked without arguments, locale summarizes the current locale
environment for each locale category defined by the LC_* environment
Write names of available locales.
Write names of available charmaps.
Write names of selected categories.
Write names and values of selected keywords.
These environment variables affect each locale categories for all
Character classification and case conversion.
Date and time formats.
Non-monetary numeric formats.
Formats of informative and diagnostic messages and
Address formats and location information.
Telephone number formats.
Measurement units (Metric or Other).
Metadata about the locale information.
This environment variable can switch against multiple locale database:
The directory where locale data is stored. In default, /usr/lib/locale is used.
List of supported values (and their associated encoding) for
the locale name. This representation is recommended over
--all-locales one, due being the system wide supported values.
locale was written by Ulrich Drepper for the GNU C Library.
This manpage was written by Joel Klecker for the
Debian GNU/Linux system, and expanded by Alastair McKinstry
locale(5), locale(7), setlocale(3)
3rd Berkeley Distribution 2004-12-16 LOCALE(1)