Switching locale to French, then back to English does not rename user directories

Bug #864777 reported by Ken Sharp on 2011-10-02
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
xdg-user-dirs-gtk (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

1. Switch from English to French locale and log in.
2. "Downloads" remains and "Telechargements" is created.
3. A bookmark for Telechargements is created and Downloads is removed.
4. Log out.
5. Switch back to English local and log in.

Telechargements is still there and the bookmarks are not updated to point to Downloads.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: ubuntu-desktop 1.220
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-11.50-generic 2.6.38.8
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-11-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: fglrx wl
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sun Oct 2 18:55:28 2011
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release amd64 (20110427.1)
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=en_GB:en
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=en_GB.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: ubuntu-meta
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Ken Sharp (kennybobs) wrote :
Ken Sharp (kennybobs) wrote :

"Bureau" remains also, leaving "Desktop" empty. At no point was I asked if I wanted to rename these directories when switching back to English, but I was asked when switching to Chinese, French and German.

Ken Sharp (kennybobs) wrote :

XDG_DESKTOP_DIR="$HOME/Bureau"
XDG_DOWNLOAD_DIR="$HOME/Téléchargements"
XDG_TEMPLATES_DIR="$HOME/Modèles"
XDG_PUBLICSHARE_DIR="$HOME/Public"
XDG_DOCUMENTS_DIR="$HOME/Documents"
XDG_MUSIC_DIR="$HOME/Musique"
XDG_PICTURES_DIR="$HOME/Images"
XDG_VIDEOS_DIR="$HOME/Vidéos"

summary: - Switching locale to French, then back to English does not rename
- "Telechargements"
+ Switching locale to French, then back to English does not rename user
+ directories
affects: ubuntu → gnome-control-center (Ubuntu)
Changed in gnome-control-center (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
affects: gnome-control-center (Ubuntu) → xdg-user-dirs-gtk (Ubuntu)
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