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Get the system locale

Useful for localizing your module or app.

POSIX systems: The returned locale refers to the LC_MESSAGE category, suitable for selecting the language used in the user interface for message translation.


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Install

$ npm install os-locale

Usage

const osLocale = require('os-locale');

(async () => {
	console.log(await osLocale());
	//=> 'en_US'
})();

API

osLocale([options])

Returns a Promise for the locale.

osLocale.sync([options])

Returns the locale.

options

Type: Object

spawn

Type: boolean
Default: true

Set to false to avoid spawning subprocesses and instead only resolve the locale from environment variables.

Security

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License

MIT © Sindre Sorhus

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