Changing the language in FirefoxFabian Piau | Saturday October 1st, 2011 - 04:24 PM
To change the language of Firefox, you can reinstall it by choosing the language of your choice on the official page. But there is far better!
Maybe your favourite browser is not in your own language or you want simply to change it. You can reinstall Firefox and select the package with the language you want. But this is not the best way.
This method can help you change any language from one to another in few seconds, like if you were just adding an extension.
Install the language of your choice
- Firefox in french : https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/francais-language-pack/
- Firefox in spanish : https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/espanol-espana-language-pac/
- Firefox in english (United States) : https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/english-us-language-pack/
- Firefox in german : https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/deutsch-de-language-pack/
If you want another language, go to the Mozilla Firefox’s add-ons website : https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/search/?q=lang
Select your new language
about:config” in the address bar and change the value of “
general.useragent.locale” with the abbreviation of your new language (“
You need to restart Firefox to see that the language has been changed !