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The current locale in use by Mozilla is stored in this preference, and a variety of components consult it for localization information. As its name suggests, it is also used in constructing the user agent string sent with HTTP requests.

Possible values and their effects

A string, usually an ISO 639-2 value, corresponding to the user’s current locale. Default value varies by localization.

First checked in

2000-02-07 by Judson Valeski

Has an effect in

  • Mozilla Suite (all versions since M14)
  • Mozilla Firefox (all versions)
  • Mozilla Thunderbird (all versions)
  • SeaMonkey (all versions)

Related bugs

Related preferences

  • general.useragent.*
  • general.useragent.contentlocale
  • general.useragent.extra.*
  • general.useragent.override
  • general.useragent.vendor
  • general.useragent.vendorSub

See also

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