localized thunar?

Ulli Horlacher framstag at rus.uni-stuttgart.de
Mon Oct 4 13:40:43 CEST 2021

On Mon 2021-10-04 (12:15), Ulli Horlacher wrote:
> Is there a localized thunar? Especially I am looking for thunar in German.
> Other XFCE programs are localized, e.g. when I run:
> LANGUAGE=de_DE:de xfce4-terminal
> then I see German menus:
> https://fex.flupp.org/fop/nPJhhLj2/X-20211004121244.png
> In opposite to:
> LANGUAGE=de_DE:de thunar
> there are the standard english menus:
> https://fex.flupp.org/fop/biErqfJ3/X-20211004121404.png
> I have also testet it with the environment variables LANG and LC_ALL
> without success. 

GOT IT! :-)

There was already a thunar running (Thunar --daemon) and when I call
thunar via bash a child from this daemon is spawned, keeping its original

The solution is: killing the daemon process and starting a new thunar
with the wanted locale environment!

Ullrich Horlacher              Server und Virtualisierung
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Universitaet Stuttgart         E-Mail: horlacher at tik.uni-stuttgart.de
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