How to change language on Ubuntu 22.04 using GUI

Endrit Qerreti

Endrit Qerreti

The process of changing the language of your Ubuntu machine, is very simple. First you download the additional language, and then you set that language on your system.

In Ubuntu, like other linux distros, you can choose any language you want as your main language.

In this tutorial, you will learn how to change language on Ubuntu using GUI.

Change Language on Ubuntu 22.04 using GUI

To change language on Ubuntu 22.04, simply follow the steps below.

First, click "Activities Overview"

Once you are in the applications menu, click to search box and type "Settings". Then simply click to "Settings" icon

Next, scroll down to the end, and go to "Region & Language"

Now in the Region & Language window, click to "Manage Installed Languages" button

Now you can proceed to install a language. To do this, click to "Install / Remove Languages"

You will be taken to the "Installed Languages" window, in this window you can choose which language you want to install.

Simply check the box of the language and then click to "Apply" button

Once you've chosen the language, and clicked to "Apply" button, you will be prompted to authenticate in order to be able to install the language that you selected

And the installation of the language will begin as shown in the image below

Once the language has been downloaded and installed on your system, you can now go back to "Region & Language" window and click to "Language" to set the language that you installed

Next, choose the language and save changes by clicking to "Select" button

Now you need to logout and login for the new language to take effect, you can easily logout from your current session by clicking to "Power off/logout" and choosing "Log Out"


In this tutorial, you learned how to change language on Ubuntu 22.04 by using GUI.