Am Samstag, den 05.03.2011, 10:29 +0200 schrieb Ville-Pekka Vainio:
pe, 2011-03-04 kello 18:25 -0500, Matthias Clasen kirjoitti:
> The session will start in English, and
> users who need a different language will have to select the language in
> System Settings > Region and re-login.
This will make things very difficult for users who don't know English
well. With the previous version of GDM, we could at least explain the
language selection with one screenshot, because the login screen was so
If GDM won't support language selection any more, then we should come up
with another simple way for choosing the language before login. Maybe in
the GRUB screen, like Ubuntu apparently does it?
The language selection in the ISOLINUX screen sounds like a good
solution. It's what openSUSE and Ubuntu are doing as well and therefore
shouldn't be too hard to implement.
It would also have the huge advantage to solve this problem for the
other desktops as well, who have not yet found a way of dealing with
this it seems (KDE, XFCE and LXDE all autologin you to an english
CCing the spins list as this might be an interesting thread for them.