Re: German 'umlaute' in gnome(-terminal)
Johannes Rohr <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Ole Laursen <email@example.com> writes:
> > > GDM 2.4.x uses /etc/environment (not by sourcing it but through
> > > pam_env.so). I don't know about older versions, though.
> > Are you sure it works? If it worked, wouldn't GDM 2.4 speak the
> > language specified in /etc/environment?
> The LANG setting from /etc/environment is used for the session, but
> unfortunately not for the GDM greeter, which is a seperate programme.
OK, you're sure. I didn't test it, just thought there might be a
> I don't know if the Greeter's inability to set the UI language could
> also be cured by adding an appriopriate file to /etc/pam.d, but
> possibly it doesn't even use pam as it doesn't conduct any
> So here the easiest workaround is to add
> set -a
> . /etc/environment
> set +a
> to /usr/bin/gdm.
> Unfortunately this is overwritten by any upgrade, so probably Sean
> should patch the file from debian/rules or better upstream should fix
Sean, are you reading this? :-)