German localisation problem with 5.04
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Tue May 17 22:11:39 UTC 2005
On Tuesday 17 May 2005 17:31, Claas Langbehn wrote:
> when installing hoary, I told him to use "C" as system locale.
> Lateron I ran "dpkg-reconfigure locales" and added more locales
> to my system. In my /etc/locale.gen there are the following
> entries now:
> de_DE ISO-8859-1
> de_DE.UTF-8 UTF-8
> de_DE.UTF-8 at euro UTF-8
Thats the troublemaker!
Choosing from gdm Lang=de_DE.UTF-8 at euro don't work for most of the
You may check this by choosing de_DE.UTF-8 as Language Environment.
That will work as expected!
It needs quite a while and a lot of fizzeling arround until I
figured out that this was the reason my kmail don't let me use
German umlauts anymore when editing new mails when using this
damned de_DE.UTF-8 at euro lang setting.
To say it in LANG=nds_de:
"Datt is so sinnig as een Pickel an'n Achtersteven"
(I better don't translate this ;)
> de_DE at euro ISO-8859-15
> When I logged in with gdm, I selected to use de_DE.UTF-8 at euro.
> So far so good, but my gnome desktop is using english and german
> For example the menu (top panel / left hand side) has
> "Applications -- Places -- System"
> and inside the pulldown menu it is german. Nautilus is completly
> in english.
> How do I get X to be in german, while the system itself is using
> the "C" locale?
> Environment vars are upon others:
> GDM_LANG=de_DE.UTF-8 at euro
> LANG=de_DE.UTF-8 at euro
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