[Xfce-i18n] how can I switch the interface to my language

Daichi Kawahata daichi at xfce.org
Tue Jan 31 11:06:47 CET 2006

On Tue, 31 Jan 2006 12:00:00 +0200
Rimas Kudelis wrote:

> > > and, how can I switch the interface to my language/
> >
> > As far as I know, there's no way to switch a language
> > on-the-fly. Check your `locale', if that shows your
> > locale value (e.g. LANG/LC_ALL=vi.UTF-8 or the like),
> > then you're just seeing a English message due to lack
> > of installed .mo files.
> Just a note. You can quickly run any program from a terminal
> in the locale you want with a command like this, for example:
> $  LANG=vi.UTF-8 someprogram
> If someprogram will have Vietnamese translation, it should
> then use it for interface.

Oh no, it's Tamil. Sorry Mauran, your locale value would be
`ta.UTF-8', PO file must be `ta.po'.


Language Codes: http://www.w3.org/WAI/ER/IG/ert/iso639.htm
Country Codes: http://www.ics.uci.edu/pub/ietf/http/related/iso3166.txt

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