Changing CentOS system language from command prompt
On some dedicated or virtual servers you might notice that system language is in another language when you login by ssh.
You can check the current language by
localectl System Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8 VC Keymap: de-nodeadkeys X11 Layout: de X11 Variant: nodeadkeys
Change language to something else (English in this sample) with this command
localectl set-locale LANG=en_US.UTF-8
Or list all available languages with:
After you change language with
localectl set-locale you might need to restart your SSH sesion or reboot server if needed.