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
update-locale 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.
- RHEL or derivatives
- Chef 12.1+
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.
License & Authors
Author: Cookbook Engineering Team (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Copyright: 2016, Chef Software, Inc.
Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0 Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.