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640Re: [gnubies-il] KDE, Galeon & Hebrew

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  • Nigel Ridley
    Mar 2, 2002
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      On Sat, 02 Mar 2002 12:00:29 +0200
      Gil Elad <gilelad@...> wrote:

      > look at http://iglu.org.il/faq/cache/143.html
      > Gil Elad
      > Nigel Ridley wrote:
      > > Why can I type Hebrew into forms/boxes in Galeon but not using any
      text> > editor or word processor in KDE? - I just get lots of ????????????
      instead> > of Hebrew letters (I have a Hebrew keyboard and have configured
      KDE> > [2.2.2] to use it - switching between the US and Israeli flags on
      the> > right of the KDE panel). Will KDE 3 support Hebrew better?
      > > I really would like to be able to encourage others on my kibbutz to
      try> > Linux but without real support for Hebrew it's difficult.
      > >
      > > Nigel.
      > > Kibbutz Ramat Hakovesh

      OK. I already have QT 2.3.1 and still have ????? when I try to type
      Hebrew. I changed to ISO-8859-8, through KDE's *Control
      Center*>Personalization>Country & Language, but it messed up the fonts and
      when I logged out and then back in again I kept getting the KDE crash
      window with the following:

      (no debugging symbols found)...[New Thread 1024 (LWP 2241)]
      0x40e3a4f9 in wait4 () from /lib/libc.so.6
      #0 0x40e3a4f9 in wait4 () from /lib/libc.so.6
      #1 0x40eb8098 in __check_rhosts_file () from /lib/libc.so.6
      #2 0x405f3c6e in KCrash::defaultCrashHandler () from
      /usr/lib/libkdecore.so.3#3 0x40d4b847 in _IO_2_1_stderr_ () from

      I also couldn't get back into *Control Center*>Personalization>Country &
      Language as it crashed every time that I clicked on the *Country &
      Language* section. I eventually edited my
      /home/nigel/.kde/share/config/kdeglobals file and managed to get it back
      to (nearly) the way it was - the fonts on the KDE Panel are, I think, AD
      Mono, and horrible! I have yet to figure out how to change them :-(

      Anyway, if someone could post a copy of (the relevant part of)
      .kde/share/config/kdeglobals file it would help me to get Hebrew working
      propely. Here is mine:





      I did try Language=he but it didn't seem to change anything.

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