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Just installed 12.04 and when installing I choose my native language (Swedish), but not everything is written in Swedish. For example: "create new folder", "home folder", "system settings" and so on. How do I make it entirely Swedish?

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Have you tried running "language support" from the system settings? –  Cumulus007 Jul 31 '12 at 23:57
    
It probably means that Ubuntu has not been fully translated into Swedish yet. Perhaps you could help Ubuntu get fully translated? –  jokerdino Aug 1 '12 at 8:54

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Fixing lang packs for your applications

If you want to find language packs that are missing from your applications, try this

sudo apt-get install $(check-language-support)

but the command above will try to fix missing lang packages for all the languages, if you just want to fix this when targeting just 1 specific language

sudo apt-get install $(check-language-support --language=sv)

Installing a new language pack for Ubuntu / for your OS / globally

sudo /usr/share/locales/install-language-pack sv_SE

after that reconfigure your locales with

sudo dpkg-reconfigure locales

or you can simply run

sudo apt-get install language-pack-sv

How to set and manage your locale

please refer to https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Locale/

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Great answer, thanks! –  Niklas Jan 14 at 22:22

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