When you install a Linux system, you typically configure is the system’s locale during the installation process. The system’s locale determines
• The language and encoding of text displayed on the screen
• Your character classes
• The default sort order
• The default number format
• The default currency format
• How the date and time are displayed
Your locale settings are determined by the values assigned to the following environment variables:
• LC_CTYPE Configures the default character type and encoding.
• LC_MESSAGES Configures natural language messages.
• LC_COLLATE Configures your sorting rules.
• LC_NUMERIC Configures your number format.
• LC_MONETARY Configures your currency format.
• LC_TIME Configures the ...