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Author Topic: add greek language.  (Read 2332 times)

hlekat

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add greek language.
« on: August 28, 2009, 05:31:12 am »

i am trying to add the greek language to vector but i havent find anything yet.

that should i do ?

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hlekat

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Re: add greek language.
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2009, 04:27:31 am »

is it possible to add others languages ???
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kidd

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Re: add greek language.
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2009, 04:41:38 am »

Caitlyn wrote an article about this.
http://broadcast.oreilly.com/2009/01/making-slackware-and-derivativ.html

Just in case you need to change your keyboard layout
http://forum.vectorlinux.com/index.php?topic=9392.0

Btw,
hlekat, I found both links in the how-to subsection of this forum.

hlekat

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Re: add greek language.
« Reply #3 on: August 31, 2009, 05:12:30 am »

I havent looked at each section but i tried to find something from the search.
I typed language in the search and it returned nothing.  :(
So i post a new thread.

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hlekat

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Re: add greek language.
« Reply #4 on: August 31, 2009, 05:58:35 am »

FIXED !!

1. Open the file : /etc/X11/xorg.conf
2. go to the following section :

Option  "XkbLayout"  "us"    ## KEYBOARD_MAP!

add the language you want , ( in my case was the greek language )

Option  "XkbLayout"  "us,el"    ## KEYBOARD_MAP!

3. add to xfce panel the : keyboard layout switcher

4. restart the pc

you will change the language from the panel.
« Last Edit: August 31, 2009, 06:47:52 am by hlekat »
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caitlyn

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Re: add greek language.
« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2009, 03:17:06 pm »

You didn't originally specify keyboard layout and I wasnt' around to ask.  That's the way I get an Israeli Hebrew keyboard layout as well :)

Everything else is pretty well built in:  fonts should be there by default, language packs are in the repository for Firefox and Thunderbird, and aspell dictionaries are there as well.  You will need to go upstream if you want a Greek language pack for Seamonkey or OpenOffice as we don't have anyone packaging those... yet.

Anyway, glad you got it working.  Please add [SOLVED] to the original subject line so those of us who try and help now and again know  ;D
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