Bad icon placement on right-to-left desktop

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  • I'm running RHEL clients with Hebrew desktop. When I save a document to the desktop they are all appears one on the other at right top corner of the screen and not on a free location at the desktop. This behavior is not experienced with the English version.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • GNOME desktop
  • nautilus desktop file manager
  • Right to left (RTL) locale like he_IL.utf8 (Hebrew) or fa_IR.utf8 (Farsi) selected at the GDM login screen or configured as a system-wide default in /etc/sysconfig/i18n.

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