My gnome language setting is not right


since a few days I have a weird problem with language settings in gnome and I do not know how to fix it or even how I got there.

All my user settings are in german. The whole gnome interface is in german. All extensions are displaying german text. The gnome-control-center is in german.

But when I do a right click on the desktop the popup menu is in english:

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That is totally weird. I double checked with the guest user who is setup in german as well. And guest user has this popup menu all in german. I remember that this was in german with my users account as well. But not any more.

Any idea how to fix that?

This is solved. The popup is in german now.

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I do not know why that actually is fixed. Yesterday I played around with the users settings in gnome. Changing language settings back and forth etc. That did not help. As part of this activity I must have activated autologin for my user. That catched me by surprise this morning. My user was just doing an autologin. No gdm login screen, but just straight to the desktop.

I deactivated autologin via the gnome-control-center, rebooted and the language issue was fixed. This is really odd.

This is NOT the solution. The popup menu is back to english. It was only temporarily in german. I will address this to the gnome community. Lets see what they come up with.

@mbod So that to be able to add and select a language in Region & Language you need
to uncomment in /etc/locale.gen the languages you may use
grep -v '^#' /etc/locale.gen
de_DE.UTF-8 UTF-8
pl_PL.UTF-8 UTF-8

en_US.UTF-8 UTF-8
hu_HU.UTF-8 UTF-8

sudo locale-gen

then in Region & Language select your preferred language and you will be warned to Log-out
Some basic texts should be in the new language after that.
Do I misunderstand sg?

Yes you do.

The language is set to german. Everything is showing german.
Except for this one popup menu that keeps showing english text.

with me / bei mir
[a@a-81w8 ~]$ localectl status
System Locale: LANG=de_DE.UTF-8
VC Keymap: hu
X11 Layout: hu

It is a new installation. Did not use autologin and right-click on desktop menu is auf Deutsch. I would try a system update
LANG=C sudo pacman -Syu
edit: change to a new language – Restart – check yr menu and change back to German

The solution is found.

It is the Forge Tiling extension.

I created an issue for Forge:

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