James McDonald

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Linux locale problems over ssh from a Mac

Most users of Debian/Ubuntu have at some time seen these annoying messages: <br /> perl: warning: Setting locale failed.<br /> perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings:<br /> LANGUAGE = (unset),<br /> LC_ALL = (unset),<br /> LC_CTYPE = "UTF-8",<br /> LANG = "en_GB.UTF-8"<br /> are supported and installed on your system.<br /> perl: warning: Falling back to the standard locale ("C").<br /> There are a variety of causes – usually locales not being generated properly or incorrect environment variables. Read more →