Changing the language that wine runs in (testing language versions of dialogs)

Reece Dunn msclrhd at
Tue Apr 21 04:23:38 CDT 2009

2009/4/21 Michael Stefaniuc <mstefani at>:
> Reece Dunn wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Looking at, it has
>> winecfg from wine 1.1.19 running in Spanish. The screenshot shows that
>> the static text is wrapped over 4 lines, but the text is clipped
>> (should be 8x4 dlus high). This is not the issue reported there, but I
>> would like to fix it and improve the layout.
>> So, how do I change locale? Especially from a just-built version of Wine.
>> I have tried:
>>     LANG=es ./wine winecfg
>>     LANG=es.UTF-8 ./wine winecfg
>>     LC_ALL=es ./wine winecfg
>>     LC_ALL=es.UTF-8 ./wine winecfg
> LANG=es_ES.UTF-8 ./wine winecfg
> works for me. The language code is "es_ES" and not just "es".

Thanks everyone for the hints. I'll try these when I get back to my
development machine.

- Reece

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