Locale errors

  • Hi,
    I was attempting to download PlexRequests and set it up for autostart when I came across this error message:

    perl: warning: Setting locale failed.
    perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings:
    LANGUAGE = "en_US:en",
    LC_ALL = (unset),
    LC_CTYPE = "UTF-8",
    LANG = "en_US.UTF-8"
    are supported and installed on your system.
    perl: warning: Falling back to a fallback locale ("en_US.UTF-8").

    AFAIK, I haven't done anything to modify locales prior to this error message.
    After Googling around I attempted:

    sudo locale-gen "en_US.UTF-8"
    sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales

    Which generates the following error message:

    What am I doing wrong here?

  • I too am having this same problem. Running the command, as root, "dpkg-reconfigure locales" is supposed to be the normal way to fix this, but I just get error messages, no matter what I do, and the locale remains broken.

    I'm trying to set the default locale to "en_US.UTF-8", BTW. Nothing fancy.

  • sudo apt-get install --reinstall locales
    sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales
    # select en_US.UTF-8 and C.UTF-8
    # get the error
    sudo locale-gen en_US.UTF-8
    sudo locale-gen --no-purge --lang en_US.UTF-8
    sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales

    worked for me

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