Pidgin (Unix/Linux): How to change the language?

Hans Streibel hans at streibel.net
Tue Jan 24 10:02:19 EST 2012


On Wed, Jan 18, 2012 at 08:15:00AM +0100, Hans Streibel wrote:
> > > > Is it possible to change Pidgin's language on Unix/Linux?
> > > > I didn't find anything about this in the User Manual and FAQ
> > > > (only instructions for Windows users).
> > > 
> > > Modify the command in pidgin's application laucher, add following in
> > > the beginning
> > > env LC_MESSAGES=zh_CN.UTF-8
> 
> Great. That works.
> Thanks a lot!

Well, there is one thing that obviously is not switched
to the new language: the dictionary.
Marking mis-spelled words still follows an English dictionary.

How to fix this?

Hans



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