The "locale" command line tool is used to display and set the current locale information on a Unix-like operating system. It provides information about the language, character encoding, and cultural conventions used by the system. The "locale" command can be used with various options to view different aspects of the locale, such as date and time formats, currency symbol, numeric formatting, and more. By default, it displays the current locale settings for the user. The tool allows users to change the locale settings using the "LANG" environment variable or through command line options. The "locale" command is important for applications that require localization and internationalization, as it enables them to adapt to different language and regional settings. The "locale" command is widely used in managing the language and cultural preferences of Unix-like systems.
List of commands for locale:
locale:tldr:0b45f locale: List all available locales.$ locale --all-localestry on your machineexplain this command
locale:tldr:c9552 locale: Display the current date format.$ locale date_fmttry on your machineexplain this command
locale:tldr:ebda8 locale: Display all available locales and the associated metadata.$ locale --all-locales --verbosetry on your machineexplain this command
locale:tldr:fb216 locale: List all global environment variables describing the user's locale.$ localetry on your machineexplain this command