toggle between english and french (how?)

Andrew Pantyukhin infofarmer at
Tue Feb 6 22:46:04 UTC 2007

On 2/7/07, Peter <pmatulis at> wrote:
> I have a 6.2 box on which I intend to set up a web server (lighttpd) and
> a file server (samba).  The kicker is that I will need to allow for
> French characters (é, à, ç, etc).  I had such an issue before but only
> managed to solve it at the X level (via xorg.conf).  Now I need to
> solve it at the console level.
> The Handbook has a lot of ideas but it seems focused on a per user basis
> instead of on a system level basis.  Then again, maybe I just don't
> understand what its trying to say.
> I would also need to toggle back and forth between English and French.
> Thanks in advance to any responders,

Are you sure about the console level? If you plan
to access the server via ssh, you only need to
set server-side locale right, the rest is handled
at the client side.

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