Useful dpkg-reconfigure commands
In Debian/Ubuntu systems, you can use
dpkg-reconfigure to reconfigure an installed package using intuitive dialogs. I will show you how to use this command to change some system settings.
Whenever you modify system settings, you must be a root user or have superuser privileges.
Table of Contents
- dpkg-reconfigure locales
- dpkg-reconfigure tzdata
- dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration
- dpkg-reconfigure console-setup
You can generate new locales (language, country, characters, etc.) for your system. Just press Space to select/unselect a locale, Tab to jump into
OK/Cancel options and press Enter on
Then, select your default locale (press Enter on your selected locale).
Change the time zone. Select a geographic area and a time zone inside that area.
Change your keyboard model and layout (and some other settings).
Change some advanced console settings.
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