Bug 1401096 - Libre Office is not translated out-of-the-box
Summary: Libre Office is not translated out-of-the-box
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-initial-setup
Version: 30
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Rui Matos
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: 484497
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-12-02 20:04 UTC by pawel.wollny
Modified: 2020-04-13 10:21 UTC (History)
18 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2020-04-07 06:04:36 UTC
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Description pawel.wollny 2016-12-02 20:04:18 UTC
Description of problem:

After installing Fedora 25 in Polish language, Libre Office remains in English version. Problem is solved after installing package in a Gnome Software - "Polish - Localization support for Polish". This package should be installed by default 

How reproducible:

After installing Fedora 25 in Polish language, run Libre Office.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Fedora 25 in Polish language.
2. Run any program from Libre Office package.

Actual results:
Libre Office remains in English version

Expected results:

Libre Office should offer Polish support out-of-the-box.

Comment 1 Piotr Drąg 2016-12-02 20:59:00 UTC
Unfortunately, no language packs are installed by default. This is not something we can change on the l10n side. Moving to LibreOffice.

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Comment 3 Rafal Luzynski 2017-11-22 04:53:11 UTC
I discussed it with Jens. The root reason is that langpacks cannot be placed in an installation DVD image because they are too large. The langpacks installation works fine with netinstall images because they download the missing packages anyway. Other images are expected to be complete: they should work fine without the network connection.

My brainstorming idea is to have something like a suspended transaction. It would be marked somewhere in the system that the user needs langpacks and they should be installed (or suggested to be installed) when the network connection is up. While the network is unavailable it should not be a fatal error. "You have no langpacks installed because you have no network" seems to be a good explanation.

Comment 4 Jens Petersen 2017-11-22 06:49:15 UTC
See also https://pagure.io/fedora-workstation/issue/27

Comment 5 Fedora End Of Life 2018-02-20 15:22:43 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 28 development cycle.
Changing version to '28'.

Comment 6 Martin Kolman 2018-04-03 11:45:45 UTC
Given the discusion the Anaconda team had about this issue during DevConf & the pagure issue mentioned in comment 4 I think this bug should be reassigned to the Gnome Initial Setup component as that's where the additional langpack installation will likely happen in the future for live & DVD installs.

Comment 7 Jens Petersen 2020-04-07 06:04:36 UTC
I think langpacks auto- installation via gnome-software now takes care of this.

Comment 8 Pravin Satpute 2020-04-13 10:21:00 UTC
Agree with you Jens. Thanks for closing.

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