Description of problem:
During the initial setup of Fedora on a Raspberry Pi 3 I changed the selected language from English (United States) to German (Germany), but it didn't have any visible effect.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
initial-setup-0.3.55-2.fc28.armv7hl from the F28 Server Beta but the current F27 Server release is also affected.
How reproducible: reliably
Steps to Reproduce:
1. flash image with the fedora-arm-image-installer and boot
2. do the initial-setup and select German (Germany)
3. run localectl status and/or type stuff
The locale settings aren't changed and "localectl status" outputs:
System Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8
VC Keymap: us
X11 Layout: n/a
The initial-setup-ks.cfg file includes:
# Keyboard layouts
# System language
I assume the locale settings should be set to German/Germany. The keyboard layout should ideally be changed during the initial setup.
This is a little bit annoying, especially if the wrong keyboard layout during the setup means that your password isn't what you meant it to be.
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