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Old 12-13-2002, 11:56 AM   #1
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linux turned language to german..

my linux turned the language to german.. i'm using blackbox.. it only has changed because i used blackbox.. in windowmaker was englisch..
any idea what happened?

Old 12-13-2002, 12:34 PM   #2
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Maybe it sensed you were Austrian and changed it accordingly ...

Anyway, you can change it using the GUI, right?

System Settings -> Languages

If not, add the following to your ~/.bash_profile:

export LANG=en_GB.UTF-8
export LC_ALL=en_GB.UTF-8

And you should be fine.



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