[openbox] Does Or Can Openbox Affect The Output of -- echo -e "a\nb\nc\nA\nB\nC" | sort

Brian Mattern rephorm at rephorm.com
Mon Jun 17 13:10:12 EDT 2013

On Mon, 17 Jun 2013, Anthony Thyssen wrote:

> I would not think this has anything to do with openbox.
> It is purely with whatever is doing the sorting, and then should use the
> LOCALE environment variable set when the program is run.
> So is comes down to when and how you start openbox, and setting LOCALE
> appropariatally at that point.
> Try setting LOCALE in your .bashrc and .bash_profile  files in your home,
> or however you are setting your environment.
> For a private personal computer, you may like to try and set the computers
> default LOCALE.  On my Fedora Machine that is "/etc/locale.conf"

Perhaps it would be better to set LOCALE or LC_* variables in openbox's
"environment" file (~/.config/openbox/environment). This will definitely
get sourced, independent of how openbox is launched (unlike

See http://openbox.org/wiki/Help:Autostart for more info.


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