How to change Linux language

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Question :

how to change Linux from English to French. ?

i have tested this methode in My Fedora/Centos test machines and its workking fine .




Answer :

Go to

/etc/sysconfig

make backup of the file i18n

cp  i18n   i18n.backup

view i18n

LANG="en_US.UTF-8"
SYSFONT="latarcyrheb-sun16"

if you want to change to french chnage En_US with fr_FR (fr = french ; FR= France)

save and exit

reboot and enjoy your new language :)