Get the system locale


Keywords
locale, lang, language, system, os, string, str, user, country, id, identifier, region
License
MIT
Install
npm install os-locale@5.0.0

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Get the system locale

Useful for localizing your module or app.

POSIX systems: The returned locale refers to the LC_MESSAGE category, suitable for selecting the language used in the user interface for message translation.

Install

$ npm install os-locale

Usage

const osLocale = require('os-locale');

(async () => {
	console.log(await osLocale());
	//=> 'en-US'
})();

API

osLocale(options?)

Returns a Promise for the locale.

osLocale.sync(options?)

Returns the locale.

options

Type: object

spawn

Type: boolean
Default: true

Set to false to avoid spawning subprocesses and instead only resolve the locale from environment variables.

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