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Re: glibc-locales

From: Efraim Flashner
Subject: Re: glibc-locales
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2022 10:46:18 +0200

On Mon, Jan 31, 2022 at 08:40:27AM +0100, adriano wrote:
> Running Guix the package manager on Ubuntu 21.10 for the first time
> after some years
> I installed glibc-locales according the the indications in
> "Applications Setup" in the manual
> runnig Emacs in the terminal and then quitting it, I get
> ~$ emacs
> (process:55779): Gtk-WARNING **: 08:13:44.529: Locale not supported by
> C library.
>       Using the fallback 'C' locale.
> Gtk-Message: 08:13:44.641: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module"
> Gtk-Message: 08:13:44.642: Failed to load module "canberra-gtk-module"
> We'll get to the canberra thing later
> As for the C locale, what's wrong with that ?
> Thanks

'C' isn't actually a locale in glibc but is something added by Debian.
You'll want to try one of the other locales while running programs from
Guix. You can set it with 'LOCALE=EN_US.UTF-8 emacs' and it'll only take
effect for that command.

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