[lfs-support] Firefox in another language

Tim Tassonis stuff at decentral.ch
Thu May 26 14:20:37 PDT 2016

On May 26, 2016 22:48:06 Ken Moffat <zarniwhoop at ntlworld.com> wrote:

> On Thu, May 26, 2016 at 10:03:44PM +0200, Tim Tassonis wrote:
>> Hi all
>> I just wanted to ask if anybody has already compiled firefox with support
>> for some other language? The blfs firefox page seems to mention this (which
>> is totally ok, of course).
>> Cheers
>> Tim
> Technically, I think this should be on blfs-support - but it is
> straightforward so I'll answer it here.
> I do not install other languages (so I _might_) be missing something
> about how to make _multiple_ langauges work, but common languages -
> in my case 'English (British)' instead of 'English (US)' - for the
> current version are a download :
> https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/language-tools/
> and they do need to be updated for new versions (for me, that
> happens automatically on a new release - might not happen if people
> run nightly or whatever.

Thanks for the info. I was hoping for something that you could install 
system-wide, being activated upon the user's locale setting, but mozilla 
seems to go another way here.

> See also http://kb.mozillazine.org/Language_packs
> Thanks for asking - I had not realised that I apparently turned off
> the language pack on this machine, probably when I tried out a beta
> some while ago.
> ĸen
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