A one line definition of locales is as follows: locales in Ubuntu provide information on characters sets that can be used for different languages or configurations.
To install locales on your ubuntu system:
apt-get install language-pack-en-base
Then you will need to run the reconfigure command:
Sometimes the defaults might not be enough and you may wish to add more, such as en_AU and en_AU.UTF-8. This post wont cover which locales are available.
sudo locale-gen en_AU en_AU.UTF-8
You should be then ready to move forward with your life and your project!Share on Twitter Share on Facebook