[CentOS] Localize CUPS?

Shibu C Varughese shibucv at itmission.org
Fri Nov 16 06:37:25 UTC 2007

On 11/16/07, Niki Kovacs <contact at kikinovak.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been setting up a networked printer in a 100% Linux LAN, and
> there's only one small problem left: how do I localize the CUPS
> interface (e. g. the pages I see when opening http://localhost:631 in a
> browser)?
> My system is localized in french. LANG is fr_FR.UTF-8 in
> /etc/sysconfig/i18n. And I checked Firefox: it's supposed to open web
> content in French.
> Curiously, I had done similar installs before with Slackware 12, and
> there, the CUPS interface displayed in french "out of the box", e. g.
> without specifying it in cupsd.conf. Now IIRC, I had explicitly set a
> whole bunch of environment variables on my Slackware install
> (LC_MESSAGES and the likes) to french. 1) Could it be that? 2) Which
> variable would that be, and where do I set these in CentOS? Slackware's
> localization variables are all meant to be set in
> /etc/profile.d/lang.sh. Where is the orthodox place to do that in CentOS?
> cheers,
> Niki Kovacs
> _______________________________________________
> hi ..Niki,

don't know the exact place for the language change, but Try setting the
language from login screen  or using
system-config-language   if available.

shibucv at itmission.org
True greatness is measured by how much freedom you give to others, not by
how much you can coerce others to do what you want. --Larry Wall
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