Bug 450437 - Language change does not change firefox's locale
Summary: Language change does not change firefox's locale
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: firefox
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Christopher Aillon
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-06-08 12:37 UTC by markm
Modified: 2018-04-11 08:35 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2009-07-14 17:49:09 UTC
Type: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)
locale reposts en_GB, Firefox reports en_US (139.98 KB, image/png)
2008-08-12 14:55 UTC, markm
no flags Details

Description markm 2008-06-08 12:37:47 UTC
Description of problem:

When I first logged into Fedora 9, I've changed my language to English (British)
I assume, it should change locale settings in firefox into en-GB, but
unfortunately it did not, firefox's locale was set to en-US.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:

have not tried

Comment 1 Jens Petersen 2008-07-23 05:40:26 UTC
This works for me with rawhide at least.

Comment 2 Pravin Satpute 2008-07-30 05:56:10 UTC
looks like firefox so changing component to from s-c-l to firefox

Comment 3 Matěj Cepl 2008-07-30 06:24:11 UTC
Marek, could you reproduce this with the upgraded Fedora 9?

Comment 4 markm 2008-08-12 14:53:53 UTC
Firefox: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-GB; rv: Gecko/2008071615 Fedora/3.0.1-1.fc9 Firefox/3.0.1

1. I've created a new user
2. Logged in with default en_US locale
3. Logged out and re-logged with en_GB locale
4. Firefox reports en_US locale

see screen shot attached.

Comment 5 markm 2008-08-12 14:55:52 UTC
Created attachment 314101 [details]
locale reposts en_GB, Firefox reports en_US

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Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 17:49:09 UTC
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