Description of problem:
I made a fresh installation of Fedora 16 xfce spin on my desktop (x86_64) and laptop (i686) with respective live dvd's and in both pc I set the system language to italian, after the installation process using "Administration -> Language" link in the menu.
All applications, thunar (only the first launch) and xfce menu are correctly translated at login, but opening thunar more than once time it switch to english.
If I logout and login again (or reboot pc) thunar is in italian again, only for the first launch. Closing it and reopening lost italian translation, and show menus and popups in english.
The rest of system and application remain in italian.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 1.3.0-4.fc16
Install Fedora 16 xfce spin live dvd selecting another language than english.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start your pc with Fedora 16 xfce spin live dvd in.
2. double clic on install icon and follow the procedure, selecting italian (or another language), for the locale.
3. At the end of installation process, reboot the system.
4. Go to main menu -> administration -> language and select italian (or another language).
5. Accept system request for package installation for additional language.
6. Reboot the system.
7. Double clic on file manager or location icon (home or file system, for example).
8. Close file manager window and open it again as a step 7.
I opened a discussion here:
Please give us the output of these commands:
$ cat /etc/sysconfig/i18n
Both should be run as a user, not as root.
$ cat /etc/sysconfig/i18n
ok, and Thunar is still English?
Please test if it's still English
- if you log in from a terminal in runlevel 3 and start Xfce with the "startxfce4" command
- if the same happens to a freshly created user account.
Thunar is still in english, after commands cat and locale, from command line or launch icon.
I created a new user and login with this, but thunar is unusable, it freeze continuously, the folders don't open and a busy message show up (stand for message bus service).
Despite of freeze's, the language remain in italian.
I don't be able to start fedora 16 in runlevel 3, only in recovery mode with old kernel. Trying to launch "startxfce4" in recovery mode as root fail.
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