No language chooser in GDM (was: L10N and I18N Installation Test Day Tomorrow)
simonyanix at gmail.com
Thu Mar 3 04:49:57 UTC 2011
On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 7:48 PM, Domingo Becker <domingobecker at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2011/3/2 Simon Yan <simonyanix at gmail.com>:
>> On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 1:10 AM, Domingo Becker <domingobecker at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 2011/3/1 Ville-Pekka Vainio <vpivaini at cs.helsinki.fi>:
>>>> ti, 2011-03-01 kello 13:40 -0300, Domingo Becker kirjoitti:
>>>>> I didn't check the current LiveCD, but for selecting language and
>>>>> keyboard layout in GDM you must first choose a user, at least since
>>>>> F13 on an already installed Fedora. In a LiveCD, as the live cd user
>>>>> has no password, it would mean to start right after selecting the user
>>>>> without the chance to choose a language.
>>>> GDM has changed between F13/F14 and F15. In F14, you get the panel at
>>>> the bottom of the screen, which lets you choose the keyboard layout and
>>>> the language, even before automatic login on a live CD.
>>> Perhaps in the LiveCD.
>>> I normally don't use it to install a system.
>>> But I just checked on an installed F14 x86_64 and it's the same as in
>>> F13, you need to first choose a user and then it will let you choose
>>> the language and keyboard layout.
>> I can reproduce this issue from a live CD. Not able to change lang or
>> keyboard layout after selecting an user.
>> (Well, the only user available is "Automatic Login", I assume it's liveuser)
>> Attached with screenshot.
> GDM is different than in previous releases. I saw it yesterday after
> installing F15 Alpha 2.
> Would you file a bug report?
> It will affect all potential new users trying Fedora from the LiveCD.
Even after installing Alpha RC2 from LiveCD to local disk the
"language chooser" still didn't show up.
Is this designed this way? If not, I'm gonna file a bug for it.
> Thank you.
> Domingo Becker (es)
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