You can set any of the following locales when you login to your Simplified Chinese desktop:
C – ASCII English environment.
zh – Simplified Chinese environment in extended UNIX code (EUC).
zh.GBK – Simplified Chinese environment in GBK, an extension of GB2312-80. This standard is Guo Biao Kuo in Chinese PinYin, which supports all CJK characters that are in Unicode 2.0.
zh_CN.GB18030 – Simplified Chinese environment in GB18030-2000. The new GB 18030-2000 standard, which will obsolete the GBK, supports CJK Unified Ideographs Extension A and Yi, Mongolian, Tibetan and Uigur minority scripts in Unicode 3.0.
zh_CN.EUC – Symbolic link to zh locale.
zh_CN.GBK – Symbolic link to zh.GBK locale.
zh.UTF-8 – Simplified Chinese environment in Unicode 3.2.
zh_CN.UTF-8 – Symbolic link to zh.UTF-8.
You can set your default locale or change it with the following procedure.