Bug 247421 - [ja_JP] kaffeine: won't start (nonroot)
Summary: [ja_JP] kaffeine: won't start (nonroot)
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: qt (Show other bugs)
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Version: 7
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Ngo Than
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-07-09 07:18 UTC by Mamoru TASAKA
Modified: 2008-03-26 09:19 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: F8
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-03-06 01:09:16 UTC
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Description Mamoru TASAKA 2007-07-09 07:18:55 UTC
Description of problem:
* I am using GNOME environment
* My locale is ja_JP.UTF-8 if it is needed

Trying to launch kaffeine from normal user does not
Launching kaffeine from root succeeds.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kaffeine 0.8.4-1.fc7

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. login to GNOME as normal user
2. launch gnome-terminal
3. type "kaffeine"
Actual results:
kaffeine won't start

Expected results:
kaffeine should start

Additional info:
Several Japanese Fedora 7 users complain about this
on Japanese Fedora BBS and I confirmed this.

Comment 1 Rex Dieter 2007-07-09 11:21:01 UTC
Can you try 2 things:
1.  Does it launch ok in kde?
2.  rpm -q qt kdelibs

Comment 2 Mamoru TASAKA 2007-07-09 11:37:25 UTC

1. I don't have KDE installed (kdelibs is installed, but kdebase
   is not installed...)
   What is needed? kdebase & kde-i18n-Japanese?
2. qt-3.3.8-4.fc7

Comment 3 Rex Dieter 2007-07-09 11:48:16 UTC
1. yeah, kdebase at least, kde-i18n-Japanese is optional.

Hmm, I'm unable to reproduce,
$ env LANG=ja_JP.UTF-8 KDE_LANG=ja kaffeine

Comment 4 Mamoru TASAKA 2007-07-09 12:13:27 UTC
Well, now I have kdebase, kde-i18n-Japanese installed,
session KDE starts properly.

However even on KDE kaffeine doesn't seem to launch.

Comment 5 Mamoru TASAKA 2007-07-09 12:49:22 UTC
Same on rawhide, on GNOME and KDE.

Comment 6 Mary Ellen Foster 2007-09-07 15:01:40 UTC
It appears that it may be a problem with SCIM rather than with LANG settings
directly ...

I don't know how to test it, though.

Comment 7 Rex Dieter 2007-09-07 15:19:55 UTC
Let's see if the scim folks have any comment... ? :)

Comment 8 Jens Petersen 2007-09-10 04:20:51 UTC
Reproduced under F7 with XIM.  I suggest installing scim-qtimm if you need scim
support under qt/kde, otherwise it is probably better to uninstall scim.
The qtimm in scim-qtimm provides much better support than using XIM for KDE apps.

(I can't reproduce this with current rawhide FWIW.)

Comment 9 Jens Petersen 2007-09-10 04:23:04 UTC
(I should have mentioned the preceding comment is based on testing
under GNOME btw.)

Comment 10 Jens Petersen 2007-09-10 05:43:47 UTC
I tried to test F7 also with scim-1.4.7-2.fc8 from rawhide and still
kaffeine does not start under XIM, so I suggest this may not a scim bug
since it works ok with scim-1.4.7-2.fc8 under F8 testing.

(I couldn't reproduce the problem with kinput2 fwiw.)

Comment 11 Mamoru TASAKA 2008-01-15 15:23:01 UTC
On rawhide it seems okay. For F-8 I will try on next logout...
I can no longer try F-7...

Comment 12 Caius Chance 2008-03-06 01:09:16 UTC
My fresh installed F8 is able to start. Could we close this bug?

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