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

This should work but it's more of a workaround than solution and I haven't personally tested it. Try changing your language to English in Settings and then use button "Apply to login screen, guest ...
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Change language of home folders

Take a look in the following files: ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs ~/.config/user-dirs.locale This files are created by the xdg-user-dir tool. The .dirs file have the actual names of the default user ...
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Cannot change lockscreen Calender widget's language

GUI method , does not always work Go to Settings > Language and Region. You will see something like Then click the unblock button and enter your password. In formats select your correct region and ...
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How to fix problems with language installation?

To install any language follow the steps: Step 1: Open software & updates --> updates tab --> Enable trusty-security and trusty-updates Open terminal and run: sudo apt-get update Now Go to ...
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Can not install Japanese language

Nothing wrong in your steps, it happens to me as well, might be a bug. But we need to install language-pack-gnome-ja language-pack-gnome-ja-base language-pack-ja language-pack-ja-base ...
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How to install and use Avro keyboard in Elementary OS 5.0 Juno?

Open terminal and type $ sudo apt install ibus-avro Type in terminal sudo im-config and select OK then Yes Select Ibus as input method for the system Click Ok and Ok for the next windows. Then ...
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Code - Spell check extension - where to add/remove dictionaries?

I'll try to help with this one: First, obviously, enable the extension in Code's Preferences. Now, right-clicking inside a document will let you choose from one of the pre-existing languages: If, ...
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How to change the root system language?

Make sure your system is up-to-date first (there have been updates related to language settings recently): sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade Then go to System Settings > Language &...
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Change login language manually

Type in terminal: localectl set-locale "LANG=pt_BR.utf8" Logout and check your greeter is in Brazilian.
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How to change the language of the date-time in the login page?

When you select the language you need to change the system language, then enable administrator privileges and choice your language. Logout and see the time is in your language :)
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Geary Spelling Checker for Foreign Language

There is no way to change the spell checker language on Geary 0.10 (or 0.11). But that should be available in Geary 0.12 when released. https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=720335
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Change (or disable) spell checker language in Pantheon Mail

In short, there should be. Elementary's Mail is based on Geary, which added support for changing spell check dictionaries in June 2016. The feature does not appear to have been ported to the ...
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Can't type spanish characters in some programs

I guess Telegram expects the wrong input method. You have two ways to fix it: Tell Telegram (and other Qt apps) to use xim Just set QT_IM_MODULE=xim before running it Run ibus Add ibus-daemon to your ...
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Language settings

I have the same issue, to fix it unlock, select and remove each other language listed except yours with the minus symbol below the list.
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Appcenter language now in french

This was an issue with someone mistakenly entering French translations into the translation website. This only affected the English (UK) translations, US English was unaffected. These changes have ...
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How do I type in Japanese in Elementary OS 6?

The best way to type in Japanese on Linux in my experience is to use the mozc input method. It's hidden a little bit in Elementary OS 6, but this is how you can get it working: Open "System ...
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Which languages are available for elementary?

Visit the Languages @ elementary Weblate to get an overview of the languages supported in elementary OS. If you want to view the support on a per app basis, go to the Projects @ elementary Weblate. If ...
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How to install two keyboard layouts (Korean/English) and switch between them?

Shift+ Caps Lock shortcut does work well if you set it to switch your keyboard layouts, I checked on that. However, to be able to actually type with Korean characters instead of Latin ones, in ...
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How can I change default font for other language?

Great to see a fellow Thai in here. Now as for the font, I assume you want to change it to Thai serif font. Elementary OS come with both san-serif and serif Thai fonts. All you need to do is change ...
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How do I set it back to proper language

You can try this: First open Terminal and type the following command: sudo update-locale LC_ALL=en_US.UTF-8 LANG=en_US.UTF-8 Second logout and login again or reboot your machine.
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AppCenter support for Genie

Support for Genie is built into the Vala compiler. You can install the Vala compiler as follows: $ sudo apt install valac From this you may compile either Vala or Genie, as, for example: $ valac ...
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Keyboard Layout Not US after installing fcitx

What's used in the second field of the layout? Maybe you can change it to default there. (Or simply delete your current layout and add a fresh one)
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Languages won't show up

Got the same thing happening as well... My workarournd in the "SystemSettings" window is click on "unlock"button in the right upper corner as admin and add a language on the "+" button on the left ...
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Language & Region all options dispear

If you press Unlock and put your password, then the + sign works and you can add a language. After that you will see everything.
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Language settings

To "complete installation" you have to unlock the panel with the lock button ("Unlock" or "Déverrouiller" in the french version), as this changement requires administrator rights.
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I would like to use greek letters on me keyboard, can you help?

Adding the Greek layout in the keyboard settings should be enough.
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Can the keyboard layout name on the panel be edited?

Actually using only the language code (and nothing of the variant) is hard-coded in the source of wingpanel-indicator-keyboard. So you can either edit the source code or open a feature request.
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Language Packs not needed offered for update again+again

I have been researching about your problem and finally found a plausible explanation: "A package only gets updates if it is installed, so if the languages are updated, they must be installed somehow. ...
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Why is Software Updater making me install all these FIrefox language packs, even if I don't have Firefox installed?

The poster found a solution: sudo apt remove firefox-locale-*

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