Closed Bug 479952 Opened 13 years ago Closed 12 years ago
Ubuntu Firefox uses en-GB by default instead of en-US
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:18.104.22.168) Gecko/2009020518 Ubuntu/9.04 (jaunty) Firefox/3.0.6 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:22.214.171.124) Gecko/2009020518 Ubuntu/9.04 (jaunty) Firefox/3.0.6 It seems that en-US packaged versions of Firefox for Linux are using British English language packs rather than American English language packs. As an American, I feel deeply offended by the British spellings that are constantly being recommended by the menus and spell check. I am able to replicate this with both distro-packaged and Mozilla-issued builds. - Eric Reproducible: Always
You're getting the locale XPIs from Ubuntu. If you go to Tools -> Add-ons, click Locales, and then uninstall next to XULRunner (en-GB), you should be able to remove the en-GB locale.
I can confirm it happens on some Linux distros. This issue might be depends on bug 485860 which will make things easier.
Summary: Firefox uses en-GB by default instead of en-US → Ubuntu Firefox uses en-GB by default instead of en-US
There is not anything Mozilla can do to advance this bug. I regularly use Linux builds from http://www.mozilla.com and the default builds are en-US as well as the source from http://hg.mozilla.org.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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