Cannot configure kcmshell in English

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Tue Jun 3 10:48:09 BST 2008

2008/6/3 Chusslove Illich <caslav.ilic at>:
>> [: Dotan Cohen :]
>> In Kubuntu 8.04 with KDE 3.5.9 I am trying to view kcmshell in English
>> [...] two attempts at LANG=C and LC_ALL=C:
> KDE3 unfortunatelly does not respect these environment variables at all. You
> need to use KDE_LANG=en_US (which would also work in KDE4, but so would have
> LC_ALL=C).
> Furthermore, neither KDE3 nor KDE4 will respect these locale variables for
> other locale stuff, like numeric formats, etc. There only KDE configuration
> counts.

That's good enough for me, Chusslove. Thanks!

Dotan Cohen

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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