Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [language]

For questions about the language in elementary OS

0
votes
1answer
22 views

How can I change default font for other language?

I use English as my default language and I can change the system font just fine, but I also use Thai language and I don't like the current font how can I change it ?
1
vote
0answers
11 views

Change spell checking from UK to US English

The system spell checking on my installation of elementary OS (Juno) is set to UK English (e.g. "organise", instead of "organize"), perhaps because I installed it while I was outside of the US. I have ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

How do I set it back to proper language

I pressed something ( not sure what) and my elementary system language changed into something I can't understand. How do I set it back to English? See attached screenshot
0
votes
0answers
19 views

How can I swap the “fn” and “control” keys on a 2011 Macbook Pro?

I have a late 2011 Macbook Pro "8,1". The left order on the keyboard looks like so: ---------------------------------------------------------------------- | | | alt | ⌘| ...
0
votes
2answers
384 views

Juno: how to remove am/pm indication from login screen?

Timezone Europe/Berlin, time format 24h, system language German.
4
votes
2answers
54 views

Canadian English Keyboard Layout?

I recently installed Elementary OS on my computer and for some reason Canadian English is not on the list of available keyboard layouts, which is weird since I can see Nigerian, Ghanaian, and ...
0
votes
1answer
73 views

Language and Region

I am trying to set the language of my Lenovo laptop to English while keeping my region and Formats set in German. It seems I can only keep the language set with the region of the native speaking ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Telugu typing in pantheon-terminal not rendering properly

I have been using elementary Loki. I am using google input tools to write Telugu language. When copy the text from browser into vim editor in terminal, the font is not properly rendering in pantheon-...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

AppCenter support for Genie

I know that we can develop application in Vala for elemantry. But, do we have support for Genie? If I write application in Genie, should it has elemantry support?
0
votes
1answer
277 views

Loki 0.4.1 - How to change home folders names on the left pane?

My folders on the right are in polish (just like my whole system) but those on the left stay in english. How can I change those on the left to polish too? Changing the system language back to english ...
0
votes
2answers
74 views

Appcenter language now in french

Weird bug persistent for a few days now - my Appcenter (including all notifications) is now in French I have never used French as my OS language, nor am I located/have travelled to that region. I ...
0
votes
2answers
77 views

Keyboard Layout Not US after installing fcitx

So I installed fcitx and installed a Japanese font, (Anthy). When I turn it off to type with my US layout keyboard, the special characters are mixmatched. the colon key makes a +. The equality key ...
2
votes
2answers
202 views

Languages won't show up

Ok, so I'm trying to set my system general language to pt-BR, I already downloaded pt language pack with Language Support app, but no languages are shown on System Settings/Language & Region, just ...
-1
votes
1answer
176 views

Language & Region all options dispear

recently updates make this. (don't know which day it happend). click on + - nothing happen. did anyone have this problem?
1
vote
1answer
212 views

Can't type spanish characters in some programs

I have the keyboard layout set on spanish (I'm spanish). In most programs I have no problems typing characters like á, ñ, è, é... But there are some programs where I try to type 'á' for example, and ...
1
vote
2answers
1k views

Language settings

I'm trying to configure the language of elementary 0.4 in settings panel, but a message with yellow background keeps asking to "complete the installation". So I click on this button "complete the ...
2
votes
1answer
640 views

Change (or disable) spell checker language in Pantheon Mail [duplicate]

Is there a way to change the spell checking language in Pantheon Mail from English to German (or any other language for other users)? If not, is there a way to disable spell checking for Pantheon ...
4
votes
1answer
49 views

Can the keyboard layout name on the panel be edited?

Among others I often switch by short-key between two different layouts of the same language: English (US) and English (US, international with dead keys). But both are indicated in the panel with the ...
0
votes
1answer
28 views

Language Packs not needed offered for update again+again

I have been using eOS for more than a year now and I am happy with it. Great systems. Congrats to the developers. I am getting updates offered for probably all languages spoken anywhere on the world ...
0
votes
1answer
99 views

Language packs - translations [duplicate]

Is FreyaOS available in Slovak language? And also where can I find available language packs? Thanks in advance.
4
votes
1answer
179 views

Why is Software Updater making me install all these FIrefox language packs, even if I don't have Firefox installed?

I'm using a clean install of Freya (made about a month ago), and suddenly Software Updater started including all these language packs. I had the same issue with a previous install of Freya; it just ...
3
votes
2answers
311 views

How to customize elementary OS Guest session

Got elementary OS installed at the local Neighbors House after shifting the original GPU, RAM and finally a defective motherboard. Yeah ':-p Will hopefully serve as a demo box for people around. To ...
1
vote
1answer
276 views

System language changue to spanish

I have a problem with the panel elementary OS Freya, I update the system and then I change the language to spanish using the "configuration system",when i close the session all system changed,but not ...
5
votes
1answer
1k views

Cannot change lockscreen Calender widget's language

I changed system language and regional settings to United States, top Bar calender shows English only. Yet the lockscreen widget for calender i.e next to log on screen it shows Arabic. Any workarounds?...
1
vote
0answers
94 views

After update all settings in system settings -> languages and regions are empty

Now i have installed OS the third time... Everytime after the installation i can set the language/the systemlanguage to GERMAN. When i make the update my keyboard layout is us and the settings are ...
1
vote
1answer
61 views

I would like to use greek letters on me keyboard, can you help?

First of all, great job, I love it ! But one tiny problem for me... How can I put a Greek keyboard on it. I've installed elementary OS Freya on my old "greek" computer, but I can't use the greek ...
3
votes
1answer
745 views

Geary Spelling Checker for Foreign Language

I was wondering if there is any way to get Geary to spell check in a foreign language. elementary OS - Freya; Geary version - 0.10.0; User level - Rookie.
1
vote
1answer
36 views

Installing Japanese language as system language make me unable to access Keyboard Setting [closed]

After installing Japanese as my system language, I can not access the Keyboard Setting in System Setting anymore. Clicking the icon brings me to a crash report window.
5
votes
1answer
5k views

How to fix problems with language installation?

After a reinstall of freya 0.3.2 I encountered a weird problem with the language installation. First, after installation there were numerous languages installed that I didn't choose during ...
2
votes
0answers
12 views

Russian language not installing [duplicate]

There is a HUUGE problem with translations. 1-st... rus. language not installed completly. After trying to complete installation... all the system get english. Even if I remoove the engllish, it's ...
4
votes
1answer
503 views

Can not install Japanese language [duplicate]

I'm trying to install Japanese language using last Freya release. Steps: 1) Hit + in Language&Region settings. 2) Find japanese or 日本語. 3) Double-click 4) Then the left bar becomes greyed out and ...
0
votes
2answers
259 views

Cant login to my main account after System Update

I after a system update when i restarted my computer cant login in my main account. After i type the password screen goes black and throw me again at login screen. I can login with as guest. I loged ...
2
votes
0answers
208 views

How to change login screen font?

My system language is Arabic and I changed the system default font, but the date & time font which appear on the loging screen didn't change and still the same. I'm wondering if there is a way to ...
2
votes
1answer
933 views

Change language of home folders

I installed elementary OS Freya (in Polish), fully updated it and then used the language plug to fully install Polish language. I might've accidentaly changed language to English. Then I log out, ...
1
vote
0answers
120 views

Change Mail/Geary language orthography dictionary (spell check) [duplicate]

I would like to change Geary orthography dictionary to Spanish. How can I?
6
votes
1answer
4k views

How to change the root system language?

When I first installed elementary, I had the Intel HD5500 glitch and accidentally made my root language Danish. While I managed to change my user language to English, I can't seem to figure out how to ...
6
votes
1answer
956 views

Change login language manually

My native language is Brazilian Portuguese. The system is correctly set, but the login screen remains in English, even if I apply pt-br globally in the settings screen. Is there a way to manually ...
7
votes
2answers
4k views

How to change the language of the date-time in the login page?

I am a Malaysian and so my location is Malaysia but I want to change the language of the date-time in the login page to English instead of Malay? Any idea?