adept does not display utf-8 text correctly

Bug #102753 reported by Bernd Tegge on 2007-04-04
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
adept (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

Binary package hint: adept

Adept does not render utf-8 non-ascii symbols in package descriptions as it should.
see attached screenshot.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Wed Apr 4 08:29:34 2007
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 7.04
Uname: Linux blue 2.6.20-13-generic #2 SMP Sun Mar 25 00:21:25 UTC 2007 i686 GNU/Linux

Bernd Tegge (betegge) wrote :

did an update just 30 min ago, so the version is 2.1.2ubuntu23.

mvoncken (mvoncken) wrote :

Possible duplicates:
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/adept/+bug/97729
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/adept/+bug/102601

I can't confirm because it's too hard for me to change the default language to german.

Bernd Tegge (betegge) wrote :

You should not need to change your full install, just install the necessary locale and change the menu entry to german locale.
Or start the program from a root shell:

 # export DISPLAY=:0
 # xauth -f ~/mvo/.Xauthority extract - $DISPLAY | xauth merge -
 # LANG=de_DE.utf-8 adept_installer

Guillaume Martres (smarter) wrote :

I can confirm this problem with kde in french, the problem also occur with adept_manager when you click on "Detail" on a package, but if you just click on the name of the package the text is displayed correctly, see attached screenshot.

mvoncken (mvoncken) on 2007-04-13
Changed in adept:
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed
Kieran Hogg (xerosis) on 2007-06-25
Changed in adept:
importance: Undecided → Low
Guillaume Martres (smarter) wrote :

This problem is still present on Gutsy.

Guillaume Martres (smarter) wrote :

I played a bit with adept and ended up with this patch, it should fix the adept manager issue; I'll try to make another one to fix the adept installer issue later.

Guillaume Martres (smarter) wrote :

Here is the final diff for adept-2.1.3ubuntu17, I'll post a .deb package soon but I've just found another bug: the short descriptions in adept installer are not translated.

Guillaume Martres (smarter) wrote :

The packages are now available at:
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/smarter/ubuntu/ gutsy main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/smarter/ubuntu/ gutsy main

Jonathan Riddell (jr) wrote :

adept (2.1.3ubuntu22) hardy; urgency=low

  * Add kubuntu_30_utf8_fix.diff from Guillaume Martres, fixes "adept
    does not display utf-8 text correctly". Closes LP: #102753

 -- Jonathan Riddell <email address hidden> Fri, 07 Dec 2007 18:23:58 +0000

Changed in adept:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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