On Thursday 23 March 2006 08:53, James Wilkinson wrote:
I asked Anne Wilson:
> Can you open a shell and type
> echo $LANG
> It should return
> which should confirm your settings.
> And you'd probably better check /etc/sysconfig/i18n, too.
> Both say that I'm using en_US.UTF-8. I have kde set to use en_GB.UTF-8,
> I believe, but if I run system-config-language only en_US.UTF-8 is
> present. How can I change it?
Change that value in /etc/sysconfig/i18n. Although the difference is
simply that you'll occasionally get American content / spelling /
preferences. You shouldn't have problems with accents or unusual
characters due to the difference.
My i18n file contains
I presume the font line stays unchanged, and the top line seems
straightforward, but what does your SUPPORTED: line look like?
(Having said that, I'm still on FC4. Check /usr/lib/locale and
there's an en_GB.utf8 directory there if you're on FC5).
I'm on FC4 too, but there is such an entry in /usr/lib/locale.
> I've seen it mostly in konqueror file manager, but yesterday
> an email where one name showed the same problem.
So from where did you get those files? Were they generated on another
Some on this computer, some on what is now the server box. The email I
mentioned arrived in kmail, showing the same symptoms, a couple of days ago.
What happens if you ls them from the command line?
Here's a sample -
The title should read
As for the single e-mail -- I'd blame the other end, personally.
Maybe. Maybe he has the same problem as I do.