How to change language?
After installation sylpheed set russian interface language, but I want change it on my native ukrainian. Does sylpheed have Ukrainian translation? If "Yes", how could I set it?
#4 Updated by Bernhard Schneert almost 5 years ago
I had the same problem, therefore I looked into Sylpheed FAQ and found the following:
How do I make Sylpheed display my language?
You have to set some environment variables, such as LANG, LC_CTYPE, LC_MESSAGES to your local language. Usually LANG (or LC_ALL) is sufficient. Note that modern distributions and operating systems do this for you automatically.
Under UNIX, if you need to set e.g. the LANG environment variable manually, execute the following command (using sh or related shell):
Replace value with a valid ISO language code (e.g. en_GB for British English).
If you intend to set the displayed language manually under Windows, you can do so by creating the LANG environment variable with a valid ISO language code value under Control Panel->System->Advanced+Environment Variables.
Also see the question regarding environment variables that have effect on Sylpheed.
So I created a new System variable called lang with the entry export LANG=en_GB to get my Sylpheed in English instead of Dutch and it worked.
I guess you have to use: export LANG=uk-UA to get your into Ukrainian.