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    Change language


    For some reason some parts of my os are in russian, like the labels of the gnome control center icons, and i dont know how to change them. Also how do I switch languages (when im writing a document for instance)
    cant find a way to solve this

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    Systemwide changes: edit lang.sh & lang.csh (I don't know where they are located on your system, I'm using Slack), and change there your system locale.
    Debian Jessie x86_64 & armhf :: LibreELEC is the solution for your Linux-based HTPC setups.

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    found how to change the russian language problem.
    but my second quastion remain: how do i change the language i am typing with (for example in a document) i already have the languages installed, just how to change them (like in winXP you have the language bar where you can change it)

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    You should look into the application options for that.
    Debian Jessie x86_64 & armhf :: LibreELEC is the solution for your Linux-based HTPC setups.

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    i did, and in openoffice i found how to add the support for another language, but didnt find how to change it (again, since i was a windows user, isnt there something similar or that replace the functuality of the language bar, or the ALT+SHIFT shortcut)

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    Quote Originally Posted by yetidude
    found how to change the russian language problem.
    but my second quastion remain: how do i change the language i am typing with (for example in a document) i already have the languages installed, just how to change them (like in winXP you have the language bar where you can change it)
    in KDE:

    Click on Kmenu
    go to Control Center
    go to Regional & Accessibility
    go to Keyboard Layout
    Enable Keyboard Layout
    choose Language and Add it to Active Layouts
    click Apply
    language flag will appear on your panel (just like in Windows).
    click on it, choose your language, and you are ready to type привет

    this link that may also help you:

    http://doc.vic.computerbank.org.au/u...foreign_fonts/

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