[Mageia-dev] issue with accentuated letters with gnome: gdb vs gnome vs locale-br

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Thu Mar 14 19:54:19 CET 2013

On 7 March 2013 07:00, Thierry Vignaud <thierry.vignaud at gmail.com> wrote:
> For some time, I've issues with typing accentued letter within gnome
> with br_FR locale (breton language).
> I tried altered the LC_CTYPE content by replacing
>    copy "en_DK"
> by:
>    copy"fr_FR"
> But that doesn't fix it (and anyway that's the value since a decade).
> I noted that gnome doesn't set $LC_CTYPE
> When tested, both "LC_CTYPE=fr_FR gedit" and "LC_CTYPE=br_FR gedit"
> allows me to type accentuated letters such as "é".
> Also running "startx startgnomeclassic -- :1" from a tty works fine.
> The difference is that in that case, the shell has read ~/.i18n and set
> LC_CTYPE accordingly.
> It looks like the issue may be when gnome is run from gdm.
> Does that ring any bell to anyone?

I'll upload rpmdrake with global progress bar if someone finds out the
issue with gnome!

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