[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#679386: Bug#679386: Bug#679386: lightdm: Language selection is ignored in session, $LANG is system default

ian_bruce at fastmail.net ian_bruce at fastmail.net
Mon Jul 23 12:07:06 UTC 2012

On Mon, 23 Jul 2012 11:29:26 +0200
Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org> wrote:

>> Not just user-specific settings, but session-specific settings.
> Eh?

The same user might want to work in different languages at various

The natural place to specify this is when they log in, rather than with
some inconvenient account management utility. That would only take
effect once they logged out and then logged in again, which would be a
real nuisance.

See the discussion here:



-- between multilingual users who need this feature, and unilingual
developers who Gnomeishly inform them that "you'll do as we tell you to,
and you'll like it."

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