locale



LOCALE(1)                                                            LOCALE(1)




NAME

       locale - Get locale-specific information.


SYNOPSIS

       locale [ -a │ -m]

       locale [ -ck ] name...


DESCRIPTION

       The locale program writes information about the current locale
       environment, 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
       variables.

       -a, --all-locales

               Write names of available locales.

       -m, --charmaps

               Write names of available charmaps.


       Output Format:

       -c, --category-name

               Write names of selected categories.

       -k, --keyword-name

               Write names and values of selected keywords.



ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

       LC_CTYPE

               Character classification and case conversion.

       LC_COLLATE

               Collation order.

       LC_TIME

               Date and time formats.

       LC_NUMERIC

               Non-monetary numeric formats.

       LC_MONETARY

               Monetary formats.

       LC_MESSAGES

               Formats of informative and diagnostic messages and
               interactive responses.


AUTHOR

       locale is written by Ulrich Drepper for the GNU C Library.

       This manpage is written by Joel Klecker <espy@debian.org> for the
       Debian GNU/Linux system.












3rd Berkeley Distribution         March 2001                         LOCALE(1)

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