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Re: Howto load i18n?

On Monday 13 September 2004 22:32, you wrote:
> Thanks, Achim.
> When I issued KDE_LANG=lo kwrite, it shows the Lao menu. However, is there a

Well, at least now it's clear that the *.mo files are at the right location ;)
Have you checked that for whatever reason you never define KDE_LANG?  In
this case kcontrolcenter setting would be ignored.

> way to set it through Control Panel (center) such as menu fonts and
> language? I tried to set it under Control Center, it didn't work. I mean I
> don't really want to load any other applications manually, ie. KDE_LANG=lo
> <kde apps>. 

I've almost no glue about this i18n business so my tips to debug
the problem tips could be completely wrong.

Has your ~/.kde/share/config/kdeglobals a section like


Did you try setting the language with kpersonalizer (aka desktop settings

Sorry, I've no idea why your Lao language setting via controlcenter
does not work.

> Thanks,
> Anousak
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Achim Bohnet [mailto:ach@mpe.mpg.de] 
> Sent: Monday, September 13, 2004 3:50 PM
> To: Debian KDE
> Subject: Re: Howto load i18n?
> On Sunday 12 September 2004 00:58, Anousak wrote:
> > Yes, I have that as shown:
> > $ head -n 2 /usr/share/locale/lo/entry.desktop
> > [KCM Locale]
> > Name=Lao
> > 
> > Any other suggestions?
> This should show a translated kwrite 
> 	KDE_LANG=lo  kwrite
> If not check
> 	kde-config --path locale
> 	KDE_LANG=lo  strace -o lo.log kwrite
> search lo.log to check were KDE tried to find *.mo files.
> Achim
> > 
> > Sak
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