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Debian Lenny locales problem

Recently I bumped in a Debian Lenny locales problem, on some amd64 cluster inside the cloud, during apt-get operations the system complains continuously about wrong or missing locales with messages like this: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. …

Recently I bumped in a Debian Lenny locales problem,  on some amd64 cluster inside the cloud, during apt-get operations the system complains continuously about wrong or missing locales with messages like this:

perl: warning: Setting locale failed.perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings:LANGUAGE = (unset),LC_ALL = (unset),LANG = “en_US.UTF-8″are supported and installed on your system.

or like this:

manconv: can’t set the locale; make sure $LC_* and $LANG are correct

The issue was fixed using this method,  reinstalling and regenerating the locales on the system, to avoid dependencies I used the following packages as a “bridge”:

~# apt-get install belocs-locales-bin belocs-locales-data~# locale-gen~# dpkg-reconfigure locales

After issuing the command dpkg-reconfigure locales select the locales you need from the list and you should be done.

By Fabio Pedrazzoli Grazioli

IT Freelancer with Linux on AWS Cloud, Digital Nomad, Traveler.

Love for Healthy Living, Personal Development, Nutrition/Detox, Meditation, Zen, Yoga.

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