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Old 01-25-2005, 02:38 AM   #1
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How to change the language?


I installed a dutch Knoppix 3.7 version (downloaded from Opensky satallite system using my skystar DVB card). I switched the language to US English but still the messages are in dutch. I found this:

LANGUAGE = "C",
LC_ALL = "en_US",
LC_MESSAGES = "C",
LANG = "de"

How to change from "de" to en_US?

Another thing, during system boot up, I noticed so many messages but dmesg does not show all of them. Which log file will give the full boot up log?

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Old 01-25-2005, 01:07 PM   #2
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try this: edit the /boot/grub/menu.lst

and change the line:

lang=de

to

lang=us

see if that works...
 
Old 01-25-2005, 03:26 PM   #3
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Thanks for reply, but I do not have that option in my menu.lst.
 
Old 01-28-2005, 02:59 AM   #4
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Try 'dpkg-reconfigure locales'.
 
Old 02-07-2005, 05:32 AM   #5
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Thanks alot. You are absolutely right. 'dpkg-reconfigure locales' is the right solution.
 
Old 02-07-2005, 06:13 AM   #6
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Np, you're welcome. For more Knoppix specific questions and answers you can check this forum: www.knoppix.net
Enjoy your new Linux!
 
Old 02-07-2005, 04:15 PM   #7
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Maybe this will help: http://www.jw-stumpel.nl/stestu.html
 
Old 02-08-2005, 01:05 AM   #8
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harken

Thanks again. In the web link you provided, I found an better solution. All I need to do is the following:
at boot time I need to write the following:
knoppix lang=en
Then I install it on hard desk using knoppix-installer. All will be in english.

yotamk

Thanks for the web link.
 
Old 02-08-2005, 02:45 AM   #9
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You're welcome. I myself used that forum frequently when I used Knoppix and it's quite helpful.
Good luck!
 
  


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