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Localize Oracle Linux

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🌙 Lab

🗒 Tutorial


Many Oracle Linux systems are installed without a desktop environment. However, multiple ways of using the command line are available to configure base system settings, such as the system hostname.

This tutorial describes how to configure the system hostname, locale, language, and date and time from the command line. This tutorial is targeted at users of Oracle Linux or later.


Upon completion of this Lab you will be able to:

  • Set the system host name
  • Set the system locale and system language
  • Set the system date, time and time zone


  • Any system with Oracle Linux