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Units: A Unit Conversion Program

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10. Environment variables

The units programs uses the following environment variables.

Specifies the locale. The default is `en_US'. Sections of the units database are specific to certain locales.

Specifies the pager to use for help and for displaying the conformable units. The help function browses the units database and calls the pager using the +nn syntax for specifying a line number. The default pager is more, but less, emacs, or vi are possible alternatives.

Specifies the units database file to use (instead of the default). This will be overridden by the `-f' option.

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