Friday, September 9, 2016

change or set locale environment variable

 
$ more /etc/sysconfig/i18n 
LANG="en_US.UTF-8"
SYSFONT="latarcyrheb-sun16"
 
For Kali Linux:
echo "export LANG=\"en_US.UTF8\"" >> .bashrc 
 
Note: .bashrc will be read everytime upon opening a new terminal.