[mrtg] Re: MRTG & RedHat 8.0

Ramzi Abdallah rsa at acl.edu.au
Mon Nov 25 22:56:24 MET 2002

Thank you all for the help. MRTG is working great now.



Quoting Ambrose Li <a.c.li at ieee.org>:

> If you edit the global /etc/profile, you might as well fix it
> in /etc/sysconfig/i18n instead, which is probably the "correct"
> "RedHat" thing to do.
> (For me, I tend to comment out the "LANG" line. For Red Hat 7.x
> at least, not commenting it out seems to break some locale-related
> stuff.)
> If not, modify the script that starts up MRTG to unset all
> locale-related variables (LANG as well as any variable beginning
> with LC_).
> On Sun, Nov 24, 2002 at 11:16:42PM -0800, Andrew Davis wrote:
> > RH set the default LANG to UTF8 in RH8. This *breaks* a lot of
> > stuff. (I use KDE and have had issues as a result of this). At
> > a command shell, type "ENV | grep LANG". I'll wager that
> > LAN=UTF8. Edit your .bash_profile (or if you want, the global
> > /etc/profile) and add the following:
> > 
> > LANG='en_US'
> > export LANG
> > 
> > Log out and back in and try again. This should fix your
> > problem. FYI... the default UTF8 isn't supported by a lot of
> > apps... even some basic stuff like man breaks as a result.
> >
> > AD
> -- 
> Ambrose Li  <a.c.li at ieee.org>
> http://ada.dhs.org/~acli/cmcc/  http://www.cccgt.org/
> DRM is theft - We are the stakeholders

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