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Old 09-09-2009, 01:50 AM   #1
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Change Language in firmware

I bought a PRS 505 today and when I turn it on for the first time, I realize that it was in French language. After search for a while in the menu ( with no results ) I started to google about this and turn up in this page. I read a little bit about de soft ( prscustomize ) and read that it doesn't support my version.

I trieded to update it anyway and read de log files on the logs and bleh bleh bleh......

So, the thing is that i found a way ( i'm a newbie ) to get the original files from the reader (/opt) to the card and look for the file referencing the language ( sony/ebook/application/resources/scripts/main.xml )
I look for the line who says who's the default language
<kbookLanguage lang="fr" width="0" height="0" visible="false">
and change it to
<kbookLanguage lang="en" width="0" height="0" visible="false">
after that, I copied the file into the SD card ( /files.505. ) and do the basic steps of the igorsk universal flasher

And after the reeboot, the menues are completely in english!!!

Well, i'll hope this help someone.

PS: Sorry about my english
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Old 09-13-2009, 06:32 AM   #2
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I bought a PRS-505 in France (Firmware V1.3) - but I want to change the language to English.

You post seems like the right solution - but I cant find the file
that you refer to. When I connect to the reader I only see data related files, no operating system or configuraiton files. Same when I look on the card.
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