[Mageia-dev] Idea to fix "Way too many languages to choose from for spell checking in FF and TB" mga#6125

Marja van Waes marja11 at xs4all.nl
Wed Jun 27 20:11:18 CEST 2012

On 27/06/2012 19:50, Marja van Waes wrote:
> On 27/06/2012 19:13, Dimitrios Glentadakis wrote:

>> I would like to delete these disctionnaries but i do nt know how, i have
>> 16 varietés of english and i found only a couple of files for english. I
>> think en and en_ca , i am not 100% sure because i am not at home now.
>> However, if there is a solution to delete manualy the dictionnaries , it
>> is fine for me.
> Firefox seems to get all the languages it sees from /usr/share/hunspell/
> It is mostly links in that folder

> I just removed a lot of such links, and after restarting Firefox,
> my list of languages to choose from was much shorter. All the removed
> ones have disappeared. I haven't restarted Thunderbird yet, so I don't
> know whether the effect will be the same there

The effect is the same in TB: after removing all links in that folder 
and after restarting Thunderbird, I have only 13 languages instead of 
176 "languages" to choose from.

I'm happy :-D

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