Install Canadian. Defaults to US keyboard layout, letter-size,
metric, UK-ish spelling, and %d/%m/%y dates.
What a mess! :)
On Thu, Feb 5, 2009 at 21:09, Algis Kabaila <akabaila@...> wrote:
> 07:26:08 Benny Malengier wrote:
>> 2009/2/5 Heinz Brinker <heinzbrinker@...>
>> > Ah, I see! Thank you for enlightening me, Benny!
>> If you like to use english to install your linux, then make sure you choose
>> the UK, not the US, I believe they have normal logical ordering of small to
>> large ;-)
>> Or Australia, they even have the sense of using the meter.
> And centigrade for temperature, kg for mass, Newton for force, A4 for writing
> paper (A3 for small drawing, etc). Some even use standard format for date
> (yyyy-mm-dd) :)
> But beware of installing openSUSE in British-English - you may end up with a
> screwed up keyboard... Also, the newest, Novell owned openSUSE, has the
> habit to screw up the keyboard setup as soon as it sees (UK) English selected
> as the first language...
>> > --- Benny Malengier <benny.malengier@...> schrieb am Do, 5.2.2009:
>> > > Von: Benny Malengier <benny.malengier@...>
>> > > This depends on th elocale installed on your machine, not
>> > > the language you
>> > > run it.
>> > > So you need to use the German locale or another locale that
>> > > has dd.mm.yyyy
>> > > as standard.
>> > derHeinzi