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Old 04-14-2014, 03:43 PM   #1
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Thumbs up how can I change my linux language to another language ?


how can I change my linux language to another language the desktop must prompt the user in the language I choose a home language for exaple not in english
 
Old 04-14-2014, 04:39 PM   #2
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how can I change my linux language to another language the desktop must prompt the user in the language I choose a home language for exaple not in english
You change the default language to be whatever you'd like. However, since you don't tell us what version/distro of Linux you're using, or what desktop environment, we can't tell you much past that. For example, in openSUSE, I can run yast, and select a primary language under the very obvious "Language" button.
 
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Old 04-14-2014, 05:05 PM   #3
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I using linux ubuntu
 
Old 04-14-2014, 05:21 PM   #4
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Go to Menu / Control Centre /System /Language support, and select which language you want.
 
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Old 04-14-2014, 05:37 PM   #5
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If you are using a default install of a recent Ubuntu, you should have a panel of icons, usually on the left of the Desktop. Mouse over them to find 'System Settings', click on it and in the window which opens you will see an option for Language Support.
 
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Old 04-15-2014, 03:13 AM   #6
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thanx guys but I failing to add my own languge i get this error (The system does not have information about the available languages yet. Do you want to perform a network update to get them now? ) if i try to update it fails and I don't know wht to do from there?
 
Old 04-15-2014, 03:29 AM   #7
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thanx guys but I failing to add my own languge i get this error (The system does not have information about the available languages yet. Do you want to perform a network update to get them now? ) if i try to update it fails and I don't know wht to do from there?
 
Old 04-15-2014, 09:20 AM   #8
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are you connected to internet? first thing that comes to my mind.
 
Old 04-15-2014, 04:00 PM   #9
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thanx guys but I failing to add my own languge i get this error (The system does not have information about the available languages yet. Do you want to perform a network update to get them now? ) if i try to update it fails and I don't know wht to do from there?
Again, it helps if you provide FULL details when asking a question. You tell us "Ubuntu"...but don't tell us which VERSION of Ubuntu. You tell us that "it fails"...but don't tell us what the exact error(s) are.

As yooy said, sounds like it might be you're having an Internet issue. However, it could also be that you're using an old version of Ubuntu that doesn't have online support any longer, or could be something else entirely. Without details, we can't tell you anything.
 
  


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