language-pack-kde-en problem for Canadian users

Derek Broughton news at
Wed Feb 20 20:23:26 UTC 2008

Karl wrote:

> Derek Broughton wrote:
>> I dist-upgraded gutsy yesterday, and ran into this bug:
>> A problem in language-pack-kde-en (1:7.10+20080205 in Gutsy,
>> 1:8.04+20080209
>> in Hardy) makes it impossible to start KDE with "LANG=en_CA".  The simple
>> fix is to downgrade the language-pack to the version you replaced.
>> Starting with practically _any_ other setting for LANG should work, too.
> Thanks Derek for explaining why I couldn't get Hardy to work.
> I haven't had a problem with Gutsy because for some reason I don't have
> *any* language-pack-kde installed.

It really shouldn't be a problem for you - it's specifically related to
en_CA language settings.

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