[Mageia-discuss] I'd like to start to discuss the possibility of having one language per iso when it comes to full DVD-versions, similar to the Live-versions.

Kristoffer Grundström kristoffer.grundstrom1983 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 03:29:55 CEST 2011

Johnny A. Solbu skrev 2011-09-14 03:18:
> On Wednesday 14 September 2011 02:51, Kristoffer Grundström wrote:
>> A long time have I wondered why a Swedish man/woman would want to have
>> more languages on his/her iso to install just Swedish as language.
>> Look at the Live-iso's that we have to offer, they come with 16
>> languages each.
> I fail to see the problem.
> Last time I checked, Mageia gives the user a choice of what language to use during install, and it only install the selected languages.
> It does not install all 16 languages, only one or two, depending on whether you selected one or two languates to use, during the install.
> Besides, the DVD isn't limited to 16 languages. As far as I can determine, the DVDs have all possible languages on the disk.
> There are some users who have more that one user account on the machine, where the users have diferent languages.
> A friend of mine is norwegian, and have a chinese wife. Having three languages (norwegian, english, chinese) make it very easy for both of them to use the same machine.
> If we start to limit an install to only one possible language, we make it very difficult for many users.
> Even Microsoft have started including all languages on the same installation medium. :-)=
The extra-languages can be installed after the full-installation using 

urpmi locale-en_GB etc. etc.

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