thunderbird in German?

hw hw at
Fri Aug 2 20:27:09 UTC 2019

Polytropon <freebsd at> writes:

> Praise me! Praise me! :-)

praises you ...

> With some more search engineering I found a way that works.
> It works _at the moment_.
> It's so stupid that by using your brain in a normal manner
> you never would have come up with such a stupid idea...
> Go to the "hamburger menu" -> Preferences -> Preferences ->
> Advanced -> Config Editor and accept the risk. Now add a
> new entry of type "string". The entry's name shall be:
> 	intl.locale.requested
> It's value shall be empty. Yes, you need to add a setting
> that has no actual value (except you consider empty string
> a value, which is acceptable).
> Restart Thunderbird.
> And now in German, please. :-)

Thank you very much, this actually works! :)

You have to have the language pack installed for this to work, though.

> PS. Let's see how long this hack works. Probably when the
> next Thunderbird version will be released, the trouble with
> the interface language start again...

I'll still try Sylpheed ...  It's been around for a while now, and I'm

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