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Re: [SLE] any install-time option for installing multiple languages?
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 08 May 2006 09:37:55 -0400
  • Message-id: <1147095475.5538.6.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sun, 2006-05-07 at 12:41 +0200, Per Jessen wrote:
> James Knott wrote:
>
> > I've never done this, but I seem to recall that with OO, you can
> > install various languages. Also, KDE Control Center has a method for
> > selecting language, which can be configured on a per user basis.
> > Does this help?
>
> Hi James,
>
> not much :-), but thanks anyway. The optimal situation would be as
> follows:
>
> 1) During installation, I would have an option that lets me choose which
> languages to install - keyword "languageS", not "language". Today when
> I pick e.g. Greek, I get the proper language version of all packages,
> except those for which no Greek version exists. AT install time I
> would then pick e.g. German+English+French and have all the appropriate
> packages installed.
>
> 2) Each user would have the option of choosing a language through the
> KDE Personal Preferences.
>
> AFAICS, #1 is not an option today unless I've completely overlooked it.

There is a way do select packages other then the defaults during install
time.

--
Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998


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