Defaults for English Installation

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Defaults for English Installation

Postby solar1951 on Wed Apr 09, 2008 4:22 am

Using a Daryna Gnome with UK english and want to be able to change the default from inches to millimetres for things such as the EOG. I always have the option in a drop down box but it defaults to inches (very USA) and I would like to get it to be metric.
Any ideas which variable to set ?
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Re: Defaults for English Installation

Postby MagnusB on Wed Apr 09, 2008 9:48 am

I am not sure, but I don't think GNOME centralize localization options. Have you checked the application for such options?
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Re: Defaults for English Installation

Postby solar1951 on Thu Apr 10, 2008 3:38 am

MagnusB wrote:I am not sure, but I don't think GNOME centralize localization options. Have you checked the application for such options?

There are no options for this on the apps I am interested in.
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Re: Defaults for English Installation

Postby MagnusB on Thu Apr 10, 2008 6:12 am

I messed around in KDE last night and found some localization options like currency, comma settings and change to metric system, but I have not seen a similar option in GNOME. I might take a look at it when I go home, if I am able to remember it then. A quick Googling didn't give any usable results either.
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Re: Defaults for English Installation

Postby solar1951 on Thu Apr 10, 2008 6:28 am

Hi MagnusB,

Like you I googled around and about the only thing I came up with was this link which seems to be "in-progress" as a discussion.

http://brainstorm.ubuntu.com/idea/3342/
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