City list in Anaconda and gnome-maps

Bastien Nocera bnocera at
Tue Mar 31 10:38:09 UTC 2015

----- Original Message -----
> On 31 March 2015 at 05:24, Donald Buchan <malak at> wrote:
> > <snip>
> >
> > After install gnome-maps today, I opened it and it immediately displayed
> > a map of New York City, presumably since gnome-maps looked up my city
> > location, which I entered in Anaconda, found New York, and displayed a
> > pin over New York City.
> >
> > The first time I opened GNOME Maps (i.e. right now) I too saw New York
> City, and I'm in Plymouth, UK (about 5337km away). My system is configured
> to use Europe/London at the time zone. Could your home city selection be a
> red herring with regard to GNOME Maps?

He's most likely behind a VPN or corporate network that shows its head in New York,
or Mozilla's location services contain inaccurate data about his IP address.

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