[Bug 627648] [NEW] firefox/thunderbird default to US Letter for papersize

Simon Oosthoek simon at margo.student.utwente.nl
Tue Aug 31 20:16:18 UTC 2010


Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: thunderbird

Often after upgrading or installing ubuntu  (now running 10.04.1) I
notice (after a while, since I don't print that often from
browser/e-mail client) that the papersize is set to US Letter again. I'm
not quite sure why this happen, because I live in the Netherlands,
there's no US Letter here, ever (unless you get some special paper sent
in ;-)

Obviously in a longer running system, this is set in my system to A4
paper (systemsettings/locale/other/paper format). however, I found that
in /etc/papersize it said "letter". So I guess there are more places to
configure this. (I promptly changed that using "sudo paperconfig -p a4",
so perhaps this problem is over now...

Perhaps this bug needs to be moved to systemconfiguration/locale with a
summary: "systemsettings papersize configuration doesn't cover all
places where papersize is configured" or something...

Cheers

Simon


PS, why is there no option to report a bug from http://bugs.launchpad.net, I had to go through the ubuntu-bug tool to get here...

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: thunderbird 3.0.6+build2+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.10.04.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-24.41-generic 2.6.32.15+drm33.5
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-24-generic x86_64
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Aug 31 22:02:22 2010
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_GB:en
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=en_GB.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: thunderbird

** Affects: thunderbird (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New


** Tags: amd64 apport-bug lucid

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