locale - Linux Command - Unix Command

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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.

Important: Use the man command (% man) to see how a command is used on your particular computer.