Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 427182
firefox3 not localized
Last modified: 2013-01-09 23:32:02 EST
Description of problem:
If one runs firefox in a locale with a langpack like Japanese,
the chrome appears in English.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. start desktop in Japanese (or Japanese system locale)
2. start firefox
2. firefox appears with English menus etc
2. Japanese chrome
I saw that current firefox.spec got changed according to new firefox 3 tarball
but langpack tarball is still same as of firefox-126.96.36.199.
If you look at install.pdf from ja.xpi, its clearly seen as its
So, we need to replace langpacks with new upstream translations available at
taking the bug
Should be fixed in firefox-3.0-0.beta2.5.fc9.
still no firefox lang pack for any langauge in following build:
Langpacks are disabled for now.
Will they be enabled for Fedora 9 release ?
(In reply to comment #6)
> Langpacks are disabled for now.
Because they were incomplete. In Mozilla land, incomplete langpacks means the
browser may not start or will have functionality missing. Too many complaints
were filed that the browser was useless with them enabled at one point, so they
Stealing this one from you, Martin... I'll be adding these back soon.
*** Bug 437431 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Hey Chris, just need to get a reasonable estimate if the langpacks can be
re-enabled for F9 Gold (freeze is late tonight). If not, we'll remove this from
the blocker, but if so I'd like to leave it on the blocker list for tracking.
Looks like langpacks got added back in. Closing rawhide.