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Old 05-30-2003, 01:10 PM   #1
bajjisw
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adding languages


Hi everyone,

I have slackware 9.0 running on a compaq IPAQ desktop. I have installed it in English.

What I want to do is to have other languages for say specific user accounts - user A has German and B has Tamil. Is this possible? If so how ?

It would be sufficient if I could change this setting in say KDE. But only English appears in the pull down/select for languages.

Is there any way to do this, without reinstalling ?

Thanks

Naveen
 
Old 05-30-2003, 01:53 PM   #2
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If you installed the i18n stuff, I think you can edit the users
~/.bash_profile to contain, in general:

export LANG=LanguageCode_CountryCode
export LC_ALL=LanguageCode_CountryCode
LC_CTYPE="iso-standard"
LC_MESSAGES="LanguageCode_CountryCode"

e.g. for german:

export LANG=de_DE
export LC_ALL=de_DE
LC_CTYPE="iso_8859-15"
LC_MESSAGES="de_DE"

Maybe???

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