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Xfce: set time language to other than that of the system (interface)

I want o have English for my system interface and settings, but French for locale (region), including time (weekdays, months, which appear in conky etc). But in Xfce the time language is set along ...
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Can't switch KDE desktop to UK keyboard

I'm using OpenSUSE Leap 15 with KDE (Plasma). My problem is that the keyboard layout appears to be US whereas I want UK. The problem started when I wanted to try GNOME desktop and installed the ...
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Can't set “LANG” environment variable through /etc/default/locale

I'm running the following setup Operating System: Debian GNU/Linux 10 KDE Plasma Version: 5.14.5 (I'm also using Awesome WM if that's relevant) Following the Debian wiki, I've run dpkg-reconfigure ...
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Arabic fonts in Linux Mint 19.2 Tina are not displayed properly

I've been using mint for about a year now, and found no problems so far, but recently i discovered that the Asian fonts are broken: It started of with a few languages such as Urdu then Arabic: ...
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Can't type some russian characters via VNC

I have Ubuntu 18 installed, then I have tigervncserver on it and I accessing it via remmina or vncclient. In some cases, I am unable to type some specific russian letters. English letters on the same ...
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How to install Debian 10 (Buster) in English language but with German locales?

Based on this question considering Debian 9 (Stretch), maybe there are some updates available. I want to use English language with German locales. Is there an option available to select this ...
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Linpus 9.4 (based on Fedora) change locale

I got old Linpus Linux 9.4 from 2007 into my hands and I just want to change locale. locale -a lists the locale I want, but there is no locale.conf in /etc/ or anywhere else. The distro should be ...
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Mate does not change from english to japanese

I just installed opensuse tumbleweed in english, later I select via language module in yast and selected japanese but only certain windows under root show the japanese language instead of a system ...
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Terminal Login Screen Language between SSH and Telnet [duplicate]

on the login screen of a CentOS 7, when changing password is enforced with an ssh terminal I have two different languages: login as: user1 user1@192.168.0.20's password: You are required to change ...
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In Linux Mint, how can I change Firefox to have English (US) as the default?

Firefox in Linux Mint 19 installed with or updated to English (Canada), English (United Kingdom), and English (South Africa), with English (Canada) as default. How can I install English (United ...
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Is there a grammar checker available anywhere? [duplicate]

Is there any such thing? While I would prefer a GUI app, I'd be satisfied with something on the command line. I'm using Kubuntu 19.04.
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Debian 9.9: Can I set up a multi-lingual, multi-user system with locale?

In Debian I have set up multiple users. The OS was installed in English. Next I ran sudo dpkg-reconfigure locale and selected multiple other languages (such as German, Spanish, and French) and ...
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Fedora Thunderbird language

----------------------------- OS: Fedora release 30 (Thirty) x86_64 Host: Latitude 5580 Kernel: 5.1.8-300.fc30.x86_64 Uptime: 6 hours, 52 mins Shell: zsh 5.7.1 Resolution: 1920x1080 DE: KDE WM:...
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How to type and display different languages in Parrot Security OS?

I've tried downloading the SCIM input method program. Normally I should be able to press CTRL+Space to switch languages, however, this hot-key is not working. How to enable Korean language typing and ...
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Different languages for different users in Debian Stretch with Xfce

I have a Debian Stretch system running Xfce in Spanish. I want to set a specific user's CLI and interface to English, without affecting everyone else's. How do I achieve this? I've read multiple ...
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Changed language, now terminal isn't working right

Everything was working fine. I could connect into the system with PuTTY, and everything would display correctly. I changed the language from English to Spanish using some GUI tool. I changed the ...
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Programs not respecting locales

I have a fresh installation of Debian 9 (stretch) on my machine and I've set locales through dpkg-reconfigure to a non-english language. Since I'm using KDE, I've also set this as the only language in ...
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understanding linux drives and file system

I have a linux car player. I need to find language files for this device, device have too many menus but onyl have english and chinese language. I can not find any file or folder about language; lang, ...
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Chinese characters in wine

I am using Wine to use a Windows interface to WeChat in Linux. WeChat is a popular messaging program in China, similar to WhatsApp. Many of my messages are in Chinese. Unfortunately, they are not ...
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Display Chinese and English Characters Conky

So I'm trying to add kind of a word of the day thing to conky, but with Chinese words. There's a few ways I've tried this and with no success. I have my words saved in a csv file formatted like 电脑,...
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Linux - How to setup a multi lingual system?

I'd like to be able to host users who have different native languages (e.g. English, French, Spanish, German and so on). Is there a way I can configure a system so that man pages are available in ...
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Unicode overwriting keyboard shortcuts

I needed to input some Russian characters so used setxkbmap ru. To switch back I used setxkbmap gb (from awkwardly compounding previous commands from history - be warned...) But now when I use ...
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How to know if man pages are written in my language?

I know my language hindi is in my locale. I have tried to access the hindi man page using this command- man -Lhi man But it returns english man pages. So I want to find out how to know if man pages ...
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Changing system language from Italian to English on Debian 9 DE, without affecting keyboard settings

I need to change the language of my PC, which is running Debian 9 Stretch with xcef4 DE. Browsing on the official Debian website, I tried to follow what the website suggested, by running from the ...
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Debian 9: How to set English language with German Locale?

I want to use English language with German locale settings. Right now my system runs with the following setup (configured during installation procedure in Debian Expert Installer): Language: English ...
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Debian Installation: What does “Country to base default locale settings on” affect?

Let's assume I want to install Debian in English language. Sure, I will select Language: English - English (default) for that. In a next step I can choose my Country, territory or area (to set the ...
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Foreign characters not showing on Chrome, using Arch Linux (Anarchy)

I have been using Anarchy and have Chrome installed. Everything is great except for when I try and view pages with foreign characters in particular Duolingo.com for learning Chinese the characters don'...
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Set data structure equivalent in bash shell?

Is there a data structure for bash scripts that can be used similar to how something like a java.util.Set would be used? Basically a collection that even if you add a duplicate element to it won't ...
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How to fix aspell (bn-BD) invalid strings compiling issue

When I tried to re-create aspell-bn (bn-BD) i.e. of Bengali(BD) language spellchecker with help of this link for aspell6 by compiling like the following $ cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous@cvs.savannah....
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Which Chinese locales are needed to avoid missing or mismatched characters?

Arch Linux lists the following different Chinese locales in /etc/locale.gen: #zh_CN.GB18030 GB18030 #zh_CN.GBK GBK #zh_CN.UTF-8 UTF-8 #zh_CN GB2312 #zh_HK.UTF-8 UTF-8 #zh_HK BIG5-HKSCS #zh_SG.UTF-8 ...
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Popup: Language support is incomplete – what packages does it want to install?

I'm using Kubuntu 17.10. Always after login, the notification below pops up. When I click it, it asks for my password and wants to install or remove packages – but without telling me what packages. I ...
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Unable to change the language in kali

I tried changing the language in settings of Kali, but it didn't bring out options of other language to select from. And because of this, I'm unable to use the terminal. My question is How do I ...
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How to list the available languages for a man page?

I have just found out that it is possible to display man pages in different laguages using the -L option (e.g. man -L fr man shows a man page in French). However, when a language is not available, an ...
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How to change language using command line on CentOS 7?

I use the following command line to set my system in English (installed in French) : localectl set-locale LANG=en_US.utf8 However, when I boot into graphical mode, the desktop menu, directories ...
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Polytonic Greek keyboard not working as described in keymap

On my Debian machine (using Gnome for X), I have it set up to switch between English (US) and Greek (Polytonic) for the keyboards. In the Greek keymap file (/usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/gr), I have the ...
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Locale installation and setting on Fedora have no effect

I was trying to install Chinese language support for a Fedora 26 Server hosted on Digital Ocean, multiple steps have been taken but I still couldn't get it right. The language and charset I was ...
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How to set active keyboard language via a command?

I use OpenSuse with LXQT. I have three languages switched by CAPS LOCK - us,ua,ru I want to create a shortcut to switch English without pressing CAPS LOCK. So when I press a key combination, the ...
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Is there a way to set each user with its own language?

I use a fresh Mageia 6 with gnome-shell and 64bit. I have two accounts (or users), is there a way to set each account with its own language for example my account is in English and the other account ...
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How to get a list of all installed programming languages on arch linux / any linux? [closed]

Is there a way to check what programming languages are installed on a given Linux system? For example, I have recently installed Arch Linux on my host and just for informational purposes I would like ...
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Debian Jessie (8.7) LXDE how to type multiple languages

Background information: Debian Jessie (8.7) LXDE Desktop Environment. ttf-unfonts-core and fonts-unfonts-extra packages installed (so I can view Korean characters). Right now I can view and type ...
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How can I get Japanese characters to show properly in Firefox on Arch?

I am running Firefox 52.0.2 on Arch Linux and although on the system (e.g.: in Nautilus) I have Japanese characters showing fine, in Firefox they are unreadable because all that is shown for them is ...
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Switching language from French to English in Solaris 8 [duplicate]

I have Solaris 8 OS installed in French. I have a computer with Solaris 8 OS and French language installed. This computer isn't in my office; to access it I use Exceed. I have to switch the installed ...
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Stop apt-get from trying to download translations from specific repositories

I have a custom Debian repository deployed with no translation packages which I created using reprepro utility. Everytime apt-get update is run I see requests to i18n packages which I don't have and ...
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Why is a charset included with the locale?

As I understand it POSIX says that a locale definition must include a type of character encoding like UTF-8. Locale is commonly implemented as shell environment variables. Why aren't these two ...
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Enable Arabic Support in RHEL 7

I'm trying to enable Arabic support on VM. I set the locale to ar_SA.utf8. What I want is to type Arabic characters in Gedit to test. After setting locale, I log off, and when I tried to login it ...
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Where can I find the japanese interface package for zabbix server?

Yesterday I installed zabbix server and agent on some of my EC2 Instance (running Ubuntu 16.04) Now I want to add the japanese language interface for my zabbix server (because I'm working for a ...