7.1 YaST Language
To change the language of YaST, select
in the YaST Control Center. Choose a language, exit the
YaST Control Center, log out of the system, then log in again. The
next time you start YaST, the new language setting is used. This also
changes the language for the entire system.
If you need work in a different language but do not want to change the
system language setting,
you can temporarily change the LANG variable. To do so,
with your preferred language. For example, for English, enter the
export LANG="en_US"; yast2
This command changes the LANG setting only in your
The language setting of other users and your other sessions, like terminal
windows, remains unchanged.
If you run YaST remotely over SSH, YaST uses the language settings
of your local system.