Originally "Change GNOME language from English to Japanese"

 

BackTrack Linux 5 : change GNOME language from English to CHINESE

install language pack for Chinese.
[cce theme="blackboard"]root@bt:~# apt-get install language-pack-zh language-pack-gnome-zh[/cce]
change LANG setting.
[cce theme="blackboard"]
root@bt:~# localedef -i zh_CN -c -f UTF-8 zh_CN.UTF-8
root@bt:~# update-locale LANG=zh_CN.UTF-8
root@bt:~# echo $LANG
en_US.UTF-8
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after rebooting , LANG setting n’ GUI changed in Chinese.
[cce theme="blackboard"]
root@bt:~# reboot
root@bt:~# echo $LANG
zh_CN.UTF-8
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