You have to change
LANGUAGE variable in current shell.
in your shell rc file ( for bash it is
~/.bashrc ) and restart the terminal session ( or just source the rc file one more time with
source ~/.bashrc or even just restart bash with
exec bash )
Note, that you have to generate this locale before.
Also you can use
Also there are other
LANG variables (from
LANG Used to determine the locale category for any category not
specifically selected with a variable starting with LC_.
Used to set messages languages (as LC_MESSAGES) to a
multi-valued value, e.g., setting it to fr:de:en will use French
messages where they exist; if not, it will use German messages,
and will fall back to English if neither German nor French
messages are available.
LC_ALL This variable overrides the value of LANG and any other LC_
variable specifying a locale category.
This variable determines the collation order used when sorting
the results of pathname expansion, and determines the behavior
of range expressions, equivalence classes, and collating
sequences within pathname expansion and pattern matching.
This variable determines the interpretation of characters and
the behavior of character classes within pathname expansion and
This variable determines the locale used to translate double-
quoted strings preceded by a $.
This variable determines the locale category used for number