English language in console

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Thu Aug 23 08:45:09 UTC 2007

On 23/08/07, Nils Kassube <kassube at gmx.net> wrote:
> Dotan Cohen wrote:
> > In Ubuntu 7.04 I use KDE's Konsole program to access the CLI. The
> > default language of my system is Hebrew, as is the KDE desktop, but
> > I'd prefer that the console be English only. How does once configure
> > that?
> Make a shortcut on your desktop and open the properties menu for the
> shortcut. Chose application and change the command from "konsole"
> to "LANG=C konsole" but without the quotes.

That would be _everything_ command-line based. I've found that simply
adding "export LANG=C" to ~/.bashrc does what I need. Thanks.

Dotan Cohen


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