Navit language?

Michael Tansella michael-tansella at
Sat Dec 27 20:15:43 CET 2008

I've got the same problem.
Does anybody have an answer?

Am Montag, 18. August 2008 13:38:15 schrieb Fox Mulder:
> Hi everybody,
> i want to change the default language in which navit speaks to german
> but i don't find the necessary config for this. I use rev 1255 with map
> move speed patch and everything (else) works fine. :)
> Now i tried a simple "export LANG=de_DE" and started navit but this
> seems to have no effect at all. I also installed the package
> "navit-locale-de" for this purpose.
> I see that in the source tree within the directory "po" all the language
> files exist. I also changed the navit.xml entry for the speech engine to
> "spd-say -l de '%s'" which pronounces the sentences the german way. But
> the sentence strings still comes in english to the speech engine.
> I tried to find the needed information in the navit wiki, but i only
> found the needed changes to the speech entry in the navit.xml. But this
> entry just changes the way the sentence is spoken, not the language
> navit reports the sentences. :(
> Can anybody say me where the option to change the language is?
> Or must it be compiled with the wanted language and it can't be changed
> afterwards?
> Ciao,
>      Rainer
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