cookbook 'locale', '= 1.0.2', :supermarket
locale (7) Versions 1.0.2 Follow19
Configures the system locale on Linux systems
cookbook 'locale', '= 1.0.2'
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Sets the default system locale for this system. You can see which locales
are available by running
On Debian based systems, this recipe sets the locale by running
and on Fedora, it uses
On RHEL based systems, the recipe operates on the /etc/sysconfig/i18n file directly because there is no standard command line tool to change the system locale settings.
Tested on Ubuntu, CentOS, Fedora
node[:locale][:lang]-- the value for "LANG": defaults to "en_US.utf8"
node[:locale][:lc_all]-- the value for "LC_ALL": defaults to "en_US.utf8"
Note that you cannot set "LC_ALL" on Fedora. It is a documented limitation; see "man 5 locale.conf". So this recipe simply ignores LC_ALL for Fedora.
Include the default recipe in your run list.
This cookbook has no specified dependencies.