Bug 103443 - rfe: user can't set language or locale
Summary: rfe: user can't set language or locale
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Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: control-center   
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Version: 1.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Jonathan Blandford
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Keywords: FutureFeature
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Reported: 2003-08-30 15:49 UTC by Toni Willberg
Modified: 2013-04-02 04:18 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-08-31 17:15:26 UTC
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Description Toni Willberg 2003-08-30 15:49:25 UTC
An user without root privs can't set language of the user interface, and also
can't set the locale.

This is very important in multiuser workstations, where you have lot's of people
wanting to use some other than the default langauge of the box.

Comment 1 Miloslav Trmac 2003-08-31 14:36:02 UTC
You can create /etc/.i18n and set your locale there.

Comment 2 Toni Willberg 2003-08-31 14:46:11 UTC
That's true.

But still it should be changeable using the graphical ui.

Comment 3 Jonathan Blandford 2003-08-31 17:15:26 UTC
It has to be set at login time, and can be picked from GDM.

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