Bug#773687: mate-desktop-environment: language of MATE's UI depends on default locale of system, not on user's locale

Mike Gabriel mike.gabriel at das-netzwerkteam.de
Sat Feb 7 11:07:31 UTC 2015

Control: close -1

Hi Jakub, Adrian,

On  Fr 16 Jan 2015 12:47:43 CET, John Paul Adrian Glaubitz wrote:

>> 3. Set en_US.utf8 as the user's locale (according to Gentoo's wiki)
> What way of setting the locale does Gentoo's wiki describe? I am bit  
> surprised that you expect these instructions to apply to Debian  
> without any conditions as well. Debian is obviously not Gentoo.
> I fully agree with Mike. Setting the locale works as expected per  
> user and session, we use this on a daily basis at work.
> Just use a display manager like lightdm that supports choosing the  
> locale per session and user while logging in. It works for as  
> expected. Other display managers like mdm work as well.

Closing this due to lack of bug submitter feedback and the issue not  
being reproducible.


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