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Re: [vox-tech] An error message of some sort in X...

on Sat, Jan 11, 2003 at 08:27:02AM -0800, Richard S. Crawford (rscrawford@mossroot.com) wrote:
> X, or GNOME, or C, or some such thing.  I dunno.  All I know is that it
> happens on my RH8.0 computer whenever I start some (but not all)
> applications in GNOME (haven't tried KDE yet).
> When I try to launch any applications, I receive the following errors:
> =============================================================
> Gdk-WARNING **: locale not supported by Xlib, locale set to C
> Gdk-WARNING **: can not set locale modifiers
> =============================================================
> Some programs will be unable to start at all after these errors, some
> programs will start but just won't have a title set in the window's
> title bar.  Some programs launch perfectly.
> I've done some Googling and looked on Red Hat's Bugzilla and GNOME's
> Bugzilla, but haven't found anything that seems useful.
> What do these errors mean?  Is there some way I can fix them?

Richard, you don't mention your distro and/or version, which could be
significant.  I recall you mentioning Red Hat in the past -- you still
using that?

Locale is also strongly affected by libc.  This is something Debian
unstable users may have noted in the past few days, and will likely see


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