Proxmox: ” perl: warning: Setting locale failed.”

If you run Proxmox and run into

perl: warning: Setting locale failed.
perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings:
LANGUAGE = (unset),
LC_ALL = (unset),
LANG = “en_US.utf8”
are supported and installed on your system.
perl: warning: Falling back to the standard locale (“C”).

here’s your solution:

export LANGUAGE=en_US.UTF-8
export LANG=en_US.UTF-8
export LC_ALL=en_US.UTF-8
locale-gen en_US.UTF-8
dpkg-reconfigure locales -u

2 Comments

  1. To make the add persistant after logout
    add these lines

    export LANGUAGE=en_US.UTF-8
    export LANG=en_US.UTF-8
    export LC_ALL=en_US.UTF-8

    to your .profile

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