Re: gdm and locales

Joachim Trinkwitz <> writes:

> Hi all,
> is there a possibility to localize gdm? I can change the language in
> the gdm menu and have DefaultLocale=german in gdm.conf, but the menu
> buttons itself stay in english.

To localize GDM, you need to control which language is the systemwide
default language. (The value of the the LC_ALL environment variable
when GDM is run.)

Under Red Hat, you would do this with the locale_config utility.
(Or by editing /etc/sysconfig/i18n.)


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