Originally Posted by petter5
When compiling on ubuntu 14.04 using the instructions Compiling - Linux | Official OpenCPN Homepage
, The compiling succeeds and after "make install" I can start opencpn normally, but it seems that the installed version miss the possibility to change the language from interfacing/language settings. Only US English is available in the language drop down.
The system I'm compiling on has Norwegian language settings as default.
You have to make sure that you have the relevant language packages installed.
Linux is different from Win when it comes to handling languages. This is not an OpenCPN issue.
If you read your "opencpn.log" I'm sure that O complains about lack of languages. I think that O only lists those languages that are supported.
Use Synaptic (sudo apt-get install synaptic) to search for your Norwegian language packages.
I think that this is an issue only with users new to Linux that don't use Linux except for running OpenCPN. If you had installed and used Linux, based on Norwegian instructions from a Magazine or user-group, language in O would not be a problem.
I compile my own Linux version as well. Here is part of my language choices