How can I re-set up default language for my system?
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That may be because of the fonts you have set up. It will display junk characters until you set english fonts. You need to do two things:
a) go to menu->preferences->fonts and select english fonts instead of chinese
b) you should additionally add the english layout bu going to panel menu->preferences->keyboard
Click on the Layouts tab at the top and add English layout.
Originally posted by backpacker My distro redhat 9.
I went to Preference->Fonts Preferences,it have foure bars with " Application fonts","Desktop fonts","Terminal fonts",etc,but no English fonts;
In the terminal fonts dropdown, select some english font like monospace or times etc. Allow me to explain, it won't say English font, but listed would be some fonts like monospace or times etc, choose any of these.