Bug 504994 - thunderbird-lightning is only in english
thunderbird-lightning is only in english
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: thunderbird-lightning (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Orion Poplawski
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Reported: 2009-06-10 06:31 EDT by Eric Tanguy
Modified: 2011-08-17 22:27 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: thunderbird-lightning-1.0-0.47.b5rc3.fc15
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Last Closed: 2011-08-14 12:44:59 EDT
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Description Eric Tanguy 2009-06-10 06:31:54 EDT
Description of problem:

thunderbird-lightning is only in english. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 0.1pre

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Comment 1 Lubomir Rintel 2009-06-10 07:29:14 EDT
Thanks for the report
Known, see bug #494551 comment #5
Comment 2 Eric Tanguy 2009-06-10 09:17:58 EDT
It's an annoying problem for a released version please try to find a solution.
Comment 3 Lubomir Rintel 2009-06-10 09:49:51 EDT
I'll fix this once the stable version of code we use is actually released with langpacks.

Feel free to fix it yourself though :)
Comment 4 Eric Tanguy 2009-12-09 10:15:58 EST
I reassign this bug to fedora 12. I see in changelog that langpacks was updated at least twice so we can have translation now ?
Comment 5 Eric Tanguy 2010-01-12 13:53:25 EST
Lightning 1.0b1 is officially released with all languages available see : https://addons.mozilla.org/fr/thunderbird/addon/2313
Comment 6 Eric Tanguy 2010-06-13 12:51:32 EDT
The problem is still here in fedora 13.
Comment 7 tuxor 2010-07-15 14:17:46 EDT
Still here and really missing a workaround. The current version of the thunderbird-lightning package is 1.0b2pre and you don't get any xpi for that anywhere on the internet to extract language-packs from it.
I tried to replace the *-en-US.jar in chrome-directory, but especially replacing "calendar-en-US.jar" lets Lightning crash. (I used the current xpi's contents for replacement.)
Comment 8 Eric Tanguy 2010-07-23 03:31:11 EDT
thunderbird-lightning-1.0-0.26.b2pre.fc13.i686 is still only in english whereas the "official" b2 version contain all language pack. Why ??
Comment 9 tuxor 2011-03-26 05:34:09 EDT
Maybe you should also consider this bug:


Gerard Ryan posted a link to a working multilang-xpi.
Comment 10 Eric Tanguy 2011-06-07 01:00:18 EDT
two years after the initial report the problem is still here!
Comment 11 Eric Tanguy 2011-07-09 02:43:38 EDT
Since july 2

Lightning 1.0 beta 4 is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux in 37 different languages including English

So it could be interesting to update lightning and make all language available
Comment 12 Remi Collet 2011-07-20 02:43:09 EDT
A working solution:

Need to extract the langpack from the upstream XPI, as I don't find upstream source tarball (but langpack, are source)
Comment 13 Fedora Update System 2011-08-09 15:38:19 EDT
thunderbird-lightning-1.0-0.47.b5rc3.fc15 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 15.
Comment 14 Fedora Update System 2011-08-09 23:20:50 EDT
Package thunderbird-lightning-1.0-0.47.b5rc3.fc15:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 15 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing thunderbird-lightning-1.0-0.47.b5rc3.fc15'
as soon as you are able to.
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Comment 15 Fedora Update System 2011-08-17 22:27:06 EDT
thunderbird-lightning-1.0-0.47.b5rc3.fc15 has been pushed to the Fedora 15 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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