Locales

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Locales

There are several environments that need to be defined in order for certain applications to function the way you expect them to, with regard to Arabic.

Setting locales +++++

$ export LC_ALL=en_US.UTF-8
$ export CHARSET=ISO_8859-6
$ export OUTPUT_CHARSET=UTF-8
$ export LESSCHARSET='UTF-8'

Please note that you can change the 'US' for the country code of wherever you are. So, if you are in Egypt you would put in 'ar_EG' (this applies to all of the above).