Language chooser at login

Robert Ancell robert.ancell at
Tue Jul 5 03:09:21 UTC 2011

On 04/07/11 20:11, Matthew Paul Thomas wrote:
> Robert Ancell wrote on 04/07/11 03:44:
> >> If you change the display language within a session, it does not take
> >> effect in that session, but only after you have logged out and
> >> logged in again. The language setting is one of the few things that
> >> works that way.
> > Yes, it's an unfortunate limitation of the system we use.
> So far, this discussion seems to be assuming that that limitation is
> unfixable. Windows has the same limitation, but Mac OS X (except for the
> Finder) does not, and many multilingual Web sites do not either.
> So, what would it take to remove that limitation in Ubuntu? What would
> it take to switch languages on the fly?

Definitely able to be improved on what we have currently, but not for

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