Localization in Firefox and Thunderbird

Florian Smeets flo at FreeBSD.org
Sun Feb 5 10:27:18 UTC 2012

On 05.02.12 11:11, Rainer Hurling wrote:
> On 05.02.2012 10:33 (UTC+1), Gökşin Akdeniz wrote:
>>> Any advise on this?
>> Both Firefox and Thunderbird localization depends on<lang>.xpi files,
>> which have to be installed either manually or via localization ports;
>> for Firefox it is /usr/ports/www/firefox-i18n and Thunderbird
>> /usr/ports/mail/thunderbird-i18n. These ports rely on
>> xpi-quick-locale-switcher which is located in
>> /usr/ports/www/xpi-quick-locale-switcher. By default a couple of
>> locales are set default and you have to select your native language for
>> Firefox and add swedish to makefile located
>> in /usr/ports/mail/thunderbird-i18n in order to run it in your native
>> language.
> As Leslie desribed, he used the ports www/firefox-i18n and 
> mail/thunderbird-i18n for this. And this does not work for him.
> I can confirm that this worked until 9.0.1, but now with 10.0 there is 
> only 'English (United States)' to choose. I want German language ...
> It seems there is something odd with these ports or the new versions of 
> firefox and thunderbird.

Yes, there is something wrong with it. I don't know how to fix it, yet.
If anyone has ideas, let me know.


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