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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/guide-localization.xml,v 1.19 2005/02/12 23:57:07 dertobi123 Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/guide-localization.xml,v 1.20 2005/04/06 09:40:00 neysx Exp $ -->
3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
4 4
5<guide link="/doc/en/guide-localization.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/guide-localization.xml">
6<title>Gentoo Linux Localization Guide</title> 6<title>Gentoo Linux Localization Guide</title>
7<author title="Author"> 7<author title="Author">
8 Alexander Holler 8 Alexander Holler
9</author> 9</author>
10<author title="Translator/Editor"> 10<author title="Translator/Editor">
11 <mail link="slucy@uchicago.edu">Steven Lucy</mail> 11 <mail link="slucy@uchicago.edu">Steven Lucy</mail>
12</author> 12</author>
13<author title="Editor"> 13<author title="Editor">
14 <mail link="bennyc@gentoo.org">Benny Chuang</mail> 14 <mail link="bennyc@gentoo.org">Benny Chuang</mail>
15</author> 15</author>
16<author title="Editor"> 16<author title="Editor">
17 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail> 17 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail>
68<chapter> 68<chapter>
69<title>System Clock</title> 69<title>System Clock</title>
70<section> 70<section>
71<body> 71<body>
72 72
73<p> 73<p>
74In most Gentoo Linux installations, your system clock is set to 74In most Gentoo Linux installations, your system clock is set to
75UTC (or GMT, Greenwhich Mean Time) and then your timezone is 75UTC (or GMT, Greenwhich Mean Time) and then your timezone is
76taken into account to determine the actual, local time. If, 76taken into account to determine the actual, local time. If,
77for some reason, you need your system clock not to be in UTC, 77for some reason, you need your system clock not to be in UTC,
78you will need to edit <path>/etc/rc.conf</path> and change the 78you will need to edit <path>/etc/rc.conf</path> and change the
79value of <c>CLOCK</c>. 79value of <c>CLOCK</c>.
80</p> 80</p>
81 81
82<pre caption="local vs. GMT clock"> 82<pre caption="local vs. GMT clock">
83<codenote>recommended:</codenote> 83<comment>(recommended:)</comment>
84CLOCK="UTC" 84CLOCK="UTC"
85<codenote>or:</codenote> 85<comment>(or:)</comment>
86CLOCK="local" 86CLOCK="local"
87</pre> 87</pre>
88 88
89</body> 89</body>
90</section> 90</section>
91</chapter> 91</chapter>
92 92
93<chapter> 93<chapter>
94<title>Locale system</title> 94<title>Locale system</title>
95<section> 95<section>
96<title>What are locales?</title> 96<title>What are locales?</title>
97<body> 97<body>
98 98
99<p> 99<p>
100A Locale is a set of information that most programs use for determining 100A Locale is a set of information that most programs use for determining
378 378
379<p> 379<p>
380Some applications use their own font, and you will have to 380Some applications use their own font, and you will have to
381tell them separately to use a font with the Euro symbol. You 381tell them separately to use a font with the Euro symbol. You
382can do this at a user-specific level in 382can do this at a user-specific level in
383<path>.Xdefaults</path> (you can copy this file to 383<path>.Xdefaults</path> (you can copy this file to
384<path>/etc/skel/</path> for use by new users), or at a global 384<path>/etc/skel/</path> for use by new users), or at a global
385level for any application with a resource file in 385level for any application with a resource file in
386<path>/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/app-defaults/</path> (like xterm). In 386<path>/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/app-defaults/</path> (like xterm). In
387these files you generally have to change an existing line, 387these files you generally have to change an existing line,
388rather than adding a new one. To change our xterm font, for 388rather than adding a new one. To change our xterm font, for
389instance: 389instance:
390</p> 390</p>
391 391
392<pre caption="setting fonts for xterm"> 392<pre caption="setting fonts for xterm">
393<codenote>(in your home directory)</codenote> 393<comment>(in your home directory)</comment>
394# <i>echo 'XTerm*font: fixed' >> .Xresources </i> 394# <i>echo 'XTerm*font: fixed' >> .Xresources </i>
395# <i>xrdb -merge .Xresources</i> 395# <i>xrdb -merge .Xresources</i>
396</pre> 396</pre>
397 397
398</body> 398</body>
399</section> 399</section>
400<section> 400<section>
401<title>The Euro symbol in (X)Emacs</title> 401<title>The Euro symbol in (X)Emacs</title>
402<body> 402<body>
403 403
404<p> 404<p>
405To use the Euro symbol in (X)Emacs, add the following to 405To use the Euro symbol in (X)Emacs, add the following to
406<path>.Xdefaults</path>: 406<path>.Xdefaults</path>:
407</p> 407</p>
408 408

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