Bug 572831 - 'Update standard folders to current language?' dialog not displayed and has no option to convert directory names to English for languages with no translation
Summary: 'Update standard folders to current language?' dialog not displayed and has n...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xdg-user-dirs-gtk
Version: 13
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tomáš Bžatek
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: 500952 (view as bug list)
Depends On:
Blocks: 580362
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-03-12 06:48 UTC by Runa Bhattacharjee
Modified: 2015-03-03 22:45 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Doc Type: Enhancement
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: 580362 (view as bug list)
Last Closed: 2011-06-27 15:08:43 UTC

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Description Runa Bhattacharjee 2010-03-12 06:48:06 UTC
Description of problem:

The 'Update standard folders to current language?' dialog is not displayed 
displayed for languages when the particular language is selected from gdm that do not have translations for these folders. Additionally, the screen does not provide an option to convert the language names to English, which would be helpful for these languages that do not have translations for these folders.


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


How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:

1. Login to the Spanish (es) locale through gdm
2. Choose to convert the names of the folders in the 'Update standard folders to current language?' dialog
2. Check that the names of the folders in the users Home directory have been converted to their Spanish Equivalent.
3. Logout and return to gdm
4. Login to the Bengali India (bn_IN) locale through gdm
5. Check the names of the folders in the users Home directory.
Actual results:

The 'Update standard folders to current language?' dialog is not displayed and the names of the folders are retained in the language which was last chosen to convert the language names (in this case Spanish), irrespective of the times the user has logged in/out.


Expected results:

1a. Display the 'Update standard folders to current language?' dialog for languages that do not have translations for the folders in the users' home directory.

1b. An option in the dialog to allow the directories to be (re)named in English


2. Automatic conversion of the directory names into English for the languages that do not have the translation (similar to process used for other user interface messages)

Additional info:

1. This is particularly important, since some languages that use non-latin script may prefer to not translate the folder names in English to allow access from the console.

2. At present, the user has to log back into the English locale to rename the folders and then log back into the bn_IN locale again.

Comment 1 Matthias Clasen 2010-03-14 15:43:35 UTC
You can go to http://www.transifex.net/projects/p/xdg-user-dirs/ to add translations for your language.

If you want to look into enhancing xdg-user-dirs-gtk, that lives at http://git.gnome.org/browse/xdg-user-dirs-gtk/

Comment 2 Piotr Drąg 2010-03-18 20:35:14 UTC
xdg-user-dirs translations are not hosted on transifex.net. It rather use ancient Translation Project.


Comment 3 A S Alam 2010-04-08 04:29:20 UTC
*** Bug 500952 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

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