Call for testing: Xenial langpack updates III

Gunnar Hjalmarsson gunnarhj at
Fri Jan 19 12:38:58 UTC 2018

On 2018-01-19 11:28, Hannie Dumoleyn wrote:
> On 18-01-18 18:34, Gunnar Hjalmarsson wrote:
>> Was the time format error you mentioned on the wiki page introduced
>> by the updated language packs?
> Good question. I am not sure if it was ok in the previous language
> pack, but I have sent an email to our Dutch mailing list to ask
> attention for this issue (we use 24 hours clock). The point is that
> Ubuntu always uses "older" versions of gnome. I think  the time/date
> in the top bar comes from gnome-shell, so I will check that first.
> Ubuntu Xenial uses gnome 3.20, so I may have to check this old
> version as well.

Now I'm confused.

The language packs provide basically translations for packages in 
"main", i.e. packages included in the standard Ubuntu distribution, 
which is Unity in Ubuntu 16.04. In 16.04 the translations for 
gnome-shell are shipped with the gnome-shell package, not with the 
language packs. So the proper way to test the language packs for Xenial 
is to use standard Ubuntu 16.04, not Ubuntu GNOME.

Hence, if it was Ubuntu GNOME you tested with, we can be pretty sure 
that the clock format issue has nothing to do with the new language packs.

Gunnar Hjalmarsson

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