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

tkdchen qcxhome at gmail.com
Tue Jan 24 23:02:21 EST 2012


On Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 12:37 AM, Daniel Atallah <datallah at pidgin.im> wrote:
> 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
>

Thanks! :)

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