Bug 208180 - Greeter always shown in english even with Norwegian set via s-c-language
Greeter always shown in english even with Norwegian set via s-c-language
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gdm (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Mike McLean
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Reported: 2006-09-26 16:11 EDT by Kjartan Maraas
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-09-27 00:15:35 EDT
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Description Kjartan Maraas 2006-09-26 16:11:17 EDT
Description of problem:
I installed my system from a rawhide iso earlier in the cycle and didn't choose
a different language at the time. After the install was finished I chose
Norwegian in the gdm login dialog, and later still I changed the system language
with system-config-language. I still can't get the gdm greeter to show anything
but english though.

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Comment 1 Matthias Clasen 2006-09-27 00:15:35 EDT
Turns out that gdm simply does not have a Norwegian translation...
This shoud be handled upstream.
Comment 2 Kjartan Maraas 2006-09-27 02:28:57 EDT
But of course it does:

[kmaraas@rivendell gdm2]$ rpm -ql gdm | grep nb
/usr/share/locale/nb/LC_MESSAGES/gdm.mo

I should know, I put it there in the first place. No idea why gdm doesn't pick
it up in rawhide though. As I said on IRC, if I run /usr/libexec/gdmgreeter
directly I get norwegian text (with DOING_GDM_DEVELOPMENT=1 set) 

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