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From Regina Henschel <>
Subject Re: Default ocale in headless mode
Date Mon, 23 Jul 2012 13:34:04 GMT
Hi Richard,

Richard Midwinter schrieb:
> Hi
> I'm running OOo in headless mode on a Linux instance, using a command much
> like:
> $ soffice.bin
> -accept=socket,host=,port=8100;urp;StarOffice.ServiceManager
> -env:UserInstallation=file:///var/data/alfresco/oouser -nologo -headless
> -nofirststartwizard -nocrashrep -norestore
> It's generating document previews for us. Unfortunately the previews
> generated appear to be in an en_US locale, such as for Excel documents
> uploaded with a date in. Explicitly setting the locale for a cell in Excel
> is respected by OOo, this is only for the default case. We'd like to use
> en_GB and the output of $ echo $LANG is en_GB.UTF-8.
> How could I set the default locale for OOo?

Have you already tried to call AOO for this special user with UI, and 
then set the local and the other language settings to en-GB? When you 
have started AOO, you will find it in Tools > Options > Language 
Settings > Languages.

Kind regards

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