Fedora-17 Irritations

Ed Greshko Ed.Greshko at greshko.com
Mon Apr 23 23:15:01 UTC 2012

On 04/24/2012 05:51 AM, Samuel Sieb wrote:
> Peter Hillier-Brook wrote:
>> Just for the record, I edited the file in situ and then re-booted. For such a
>> trivial change in a test environment I see no need for copying, although I
>> accept your point in the general case.
> Turns out that there's an extra step required as all those files are compiled into
> one big archive.  The following command assumes you modified the en_GB file.
> localedef -i en_GB -c -f UTF-8 en_GB.UTF-8
> You may not even need to relogin for it to take effect, just restarting whichever
> application uses that info should be enough.

Just wondering....  Do you think it would be a better idea to go the "custom" route
as explained in the link you've provided?   There is a chance that the files being
modified may at some point get overwritten by an update.

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