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language_support [2013/06/12 03:08]
Burt Henry [Switching Languages and Tiing Up Loose Ends]
language_support [2017/11/11 22:47] (current)
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 ==== Preparation and Installation ==== ==== Preparation and Installation ====
-To see which language packs are not yet installed for a given language run. +To see which language packs are not yet installed for a given language run- 
-<​code>​ check-language-support -l langcode</​code>​+<​code>​check-language-support -l langcode</​code>​
 where langcode is replaced with the two letter code for the language you want to install. save this command'​s output. I find speakup;s copy and paste feature the easiest way to do this, but you could [[script|Use Script to Log Your Work]] in the console or terminal, or pipe the command'​s output to a text file. For example where langcode is replaced with the two letter code for the language you want to install. save this command'​s output. I find speakup;s copy and paste feature the easiest way to do this, but you could [[script|Use Script to Log Your Work]] in the console or terminal, or pipe the command'​s output to a text file. For example
 <​code>​ <​code>​
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 <​code>​ sudo apt-get update </​code>​ <​code>​ sudo apt-get update </​code>​
 and finally paste in the packages that were listed by the first command in place of lang-pkgs in the following command. and finally paste in the packages that were listed by the first command in place of lang-pkgs in the following command.
-<​code>​ sudo apt-get install lang-pkgs </​code>​+<​code>​sudo apt-get install lang-pkgs</​code>​
  
 ==== Configuration ==== ==== Configuration ====
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 You can use the update-locale command to change the default system language instead of opening an editor ​ You can use the update-locale command to change the default system language instead of opening an editor ​
 like like
-<​code>​ sudo update-locale LANG=en_US.UTF-8 </​code>​+<​code>​sudo update-locale LANG=en_US.UTF-8</​code>​
 changing en_US.UTF-8 for appropriate values. changing en_US.UTF-8 for appropriate values.
 Try Try
-<​code>​ locale -a </​code>​+<​code>​locale -a</​code>​
 to see all the available options with the language packs installed on your system.  ​ to see all the available options with the language packs installed on your system.  ​
 You'll have to log-out and back in, or reboot for changes to take effect. Unless you have changed default settings you will be asked if you wish to add default folders, Documents, Downloads Music, etc., in the new default language after logging back-in. If you are making a new account this is simple enough, but if you have worked in one language for a while these default folders are likely not empty, so you must decide which names you want to use, and if it is the new one you will need to move contents in to the newly created folders. You'll have to log-out and back in, or reboot for changes to take effect. Unless you have changed default settings you will be asked if you wish to add default folders, Documents, Downloads Music, etc., in the new default language after logging back-in. If you are making a new account this is simple enough, but if you have worked in one language for a while these default folders are likely not empty, so you must decide which names you want to use, and if it is the new one you will need to move contents in to the newly created folders.
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