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

Daniel Atallah datallah at pidgin.im
Tue Jan 24 11:37:02 EST 2012


On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 10:02, Hans Streibel <hans at streibel.net> wrote:
> 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?

GtkSpell uses the LANG environment variable, so you'll need to set that too.

-D



More information about the Support mailing list