community.general.locale_gen – Creates or removes locales

Note

This plugin is part of the community.general collection.

To install it use: ansible-galaxy collection install community.general.

To use it in a playbook, specify: community.general.locale_gen.

Synopsis

  • Manages locales by editing /etc/locale.gen and invoking locale-gen.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
name
string / required
Name and encoding of the locale, such as "en_GB.UTF-8".
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
Whether the locale shall be present.

Examples

- name: Ensure a locale exists
  community.general.locale_gen:
    name: de_CH.UTF-8
    state: present

Authors

  • Augustus Kling (@AugustusKling)