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Re: Problem with internationalization.

On Tue, Mar 23, 2004 at 09:45:15PM +0100, Benjamin Azan wrote:
> I'm a french user, and I've downloaded the kde-i18-fr package and configure, 
> in the menu config menu -> Regional & accessibility -> Country/Region and 
> Language The french language, and the country France.
> I've seen the pop-up telling me that "the change will take effect after 
> logooff" And after relogin, the language is still in English..

I too have the same problem (I don't use KDE, but I've been asked to set
it up for someone else).  Running sid, installed kde-i18n-fr, configured
KDE, but all apps are still in English.

I've confirmed that ~/.kde/share/config/kdeglobals is set up correctly:


I've also installed locales, and generated the fr_CA and fr_FR locales,
but that didn't help.

Strangely enough, the documentation (or at least, the parts that have
been translated) is indeed displayed in French; it's the locales portion
of kde-i18n-fr that just doesn't kick in.  Nevertheless, running e.g.
kedit *will* load /usr/share/locale/fr/LC_MESSAGES/kedit.mo, as
confirmed by strace.  Why it's not being used is beyond me.

I also got the same results with kde-i18n-ja, so it's not specific to
one package or language.

             Frederic Briere    <*>    fbriere@fbriere.net

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