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Old 10-26-2009, 11:29 AM   #1
michaa808
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slitaz 2 and other languages support !1!! please help!!


ive been using slitaz for a long time.. and its very comfortable for my line of work .. and the enviroment . .any way .. i ocasionaly need to type in other languages than english .. for example hebrew .. slitaz has no problem displaying many many languages .. .but i need to able to write !!! ! ive been trying to ask the slitaz support forum ... and got no replies at alllll !!!
i hope anybody can help over here .. . youve been very helpfull before ..
thnx :*****
 
Old 10-28-2009, 07:42 PM   #2
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hi

since no-one has replied...try the following

firstly you should know exactly what keyboard you have....change the following pathway to suit....

/usr/share/keymaps/i386/qwerty

I have a map which is hebrew.

2) Now there are some options on how to do it

a) easy attempt one

http://www.go2linux.org/change-langu...keyboard-linux

try either command...notice they had us...but yours will be non-abbreviated...hebrew

b) assuming that fails....I no longer have an xorg.conf....but you could edit and reboot into a new xorg.

pls make a backup somewhere and know how to use your slitaz as a rescue

so you will change the bit in link to new layout
http://absolutelinux.org/forum/index.php?topic=251.0
 
Old 10-29-2009, 10:12 AM   #3
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thnx ill try that
 
Old 11-01-2009, 11:22 AM   #4
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.. Some considerations, I have collected, since the day
your question appeared :

Set language ..changing-default-language-from-command-line
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...d-line-438947/

SliTaz
Locales are in /use/share/X11/locale/ ?

I get this with the ' ls ' command :
ls /use/share/X11/ .. (there is nothing relevant in /usr/share/)
XErrorDB
XKeysymDB
app-defaults/
locale/
rgb.txt

More than one problem if you want to change something :
There are no extra language packages for SliTaz.
The whole OS is a compressed file .. even after install.
It is uncompressed every time, you do a boot up.
But hopefully, all changes ( and package install's )
are saved when shutting down.
.....

Last edited by knudfl; 11-01-2009 at 06:39 PM.
 
  


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