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locale [options ] [name ...]

Solaris only. Print locale-specific information. With no arguments, locale summarizes the current locale. Depending on the arguments, locale prints information about entire locale categories or the value of specific items within a locale. A public locale is one an application can access. See also localedef .



Print information about all available public locales. The POSIX locale should always be available.


Provide information about the locale category name . Useful with or without -k .


Print the names and values of the given locale keywords.


Print the names of the available charmaps.

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