Country / Locale settings in non-KDE desktops/OS

Aaron J. Seigo aseigo at
Thu Aug 27 18:48:08 BST 2009

On Thursday 27 August 2009, John Layt wrote:
> KLocale lives in kdelibs, but the .desktop config files for each country
> live in kdebase/runtime/l10n.  If kdebase is not installed (say the user
> only wants 1 KDE app like Amarok or Digikam)

as Ralf already pointed out, kdebase-runtime is as much a dependency for any 
KDE application as kdelibs is. that's why it's called "runtime".

> Even when kdebase is installed and the country files and SystemSettings are
> available you still have to know to manually configure to use the right
> country, and even then some of the settings may be inconsistent with the
> host.

sounds like KLocale needs to be able to back-end onto the different host 
systems, at least for defaults.

Aaron J. Seigo
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