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Re: set environment language at login screen

Phil Schaffner wrote:
On Wed, 2004-06-30 at 19:40 +0100, Shashank Sharma wrote:

Hi all,

I am using FC2. I have a graphical login set up and so
I can choose the environment language from the login
screen by clicking on the Language tab at the bottom

By language for environment I mean that I get the
desktop icons and the panel all in my selected

My query is, how to choose language if login is set
for init 3. I mean, how would I choose a language for
my session if I don't have a graphical login screen.

Believe the LANG environment variable will do it.  See what
"env | grep LANG" shows with the desired language environment active,
and then "export LANG=<setting>" in runlevel 3.

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