Setting LANG for Window Manager.

Declan Moriarty declan.moriartyt at
Sun Feb 1 09:05:45 PST 2004

On Sun, Feb 01, 2004 at 05:38:16PM +0100, Elmar Athmer enlightened us thusly
> Hi
> I use xfce4 as Window Manager, if I start a program via the xfce-panel, e.g. 
> xchat it seems to use the standard-locale C (i.e. it's in english).
> If I start a program in an xterm, it is german (LANG=de_DE at euro), so ls in 
> german, xchat in german. I set this LANG in the ~/.bashrc:
> LANG=de_DE at euro
> export LANG
> When I used xfce with Debian, I remember some elements of xfce to be in 
> german, e.g. from the "Exit" - Dialog.
> So where du I have to set LANG?
> Or where can I set the default of the whole system?
in /etc/environment

	With best Regards,

	Declan Moriarty.

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