How does one change the language of the command line interface of Git?


I’d like to change the language of git (to English) in my Linux installation without changing the language for other programs and couldn’t find the settings.
How to do it?


Add these lines to your ~/.bashrc, ~/.bash_profile or ~/.zprofile to force git to display all messages in English:

The alias needs to override LC_ALL on some systems, when the environment variable LC_ALL is set, which has precedence over LANG. See the UNIX Specification – Environment Variables for further explanation.

In case you added these lines to ~/.bashrc the alias will be defined when a new interactive shell gets started. In case you added it to ~/.bash_profile the alias will be applied when logging in.

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