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    * As ["root"], run the command "locale-gen"
    * Add the default language to the file /etc/profile (one of the entries you generated in /etc/locale.gen):
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export LANG=de_DE
export LC_ALL=de_DE
export LC_CTYPE=de_DE
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* To use the new settings with all programs, not only the ones already running, reboot. That's it.
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 * As ["root"], run the command "locale-gen"
 * Add the default language to the file /etc/profile (one of the entries you generated in /etc/locale.gen):
**
export LANG=de_DE
**export LC_ALL=de_DE
**export LC_CTYPE=de_DE
 * To use the new settings with all programs, not only the ones already running, reboot. That's it.
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 * user-de package for German users :
http://www.it-cockpit.de/index.php?page=/howto/locale.php?ref=http://search.yahoo.com/search?p=debian+locale&ei=UTF-8&fr=fp-pull-web-t&n=20&fl=0&x=wrt
 * user-de package for German users : http://www.it-cockpit.de/index.php?page=/howto/locale.php?ref=http://search.yahoo.com/search?p=debian+locale&ei=UTF-8&fr=fp-pull-web-t&n=20&fl=0&x=wrt

This page indicates how to install / use Debian in your local language.

See :

Configuration

    *  Edit the file /etc/locale.gen and add your locale settings (one set per line), e.g.:

de_DE ISO-8859-1 de_DE@euro ISO-8859-15

  • As ["root"], run the command "locale-gen"
  • Add the default language to the file /etc/profile (one of the entries you generated in /etc/locale.gen):

**export LANG=de_DE **export LC_ALL=de_DE **export LC_CTYPE=de_DE

  • To use the new settings with all programs, not only the ones already running, reboot. That's it.

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