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Calendar translation/internationalization

can anyone tell me why on earth is the calendar internationalized/translated into the the "Location's" target language while the system is English and no other languages were installed? E.g.: ...
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translate-bin show more translation

I'm using translate-bin to translate everything from command line. By the way, I'm searching for a way tho show more than one translation at time. E.g. here is a simple command with its output ...
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tt and tt_RU translation questions

There are many translations available for Ubuntu. For example: en is for English ru is for Russian When I apt-get update it checks for updates of tt and tt_RU packages (are they packages or what?) ...
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How to find out a specific string on https://translations.launchpad.net?

Sometimes I like to offer translation suggestions for strings in my native language on https://translations.launchpad.net/ubuntu. Normally, to find out a specific string in launchpad translations, ...
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How do I change default folder names in home directory?

How to change default folder names in home directory? My system (Ubuntu 14.04) was translated to Polish, and I changed to English, but left the names of default folders in Polish when asked. Now I ...
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How to get partially localized system?

My Ubuntu 14.04 is in Polish and this translation is quite low quality. How to set up Ubuntu so that it is displayed in English, but keep calendar and date format Polish-like (i.e. week starting from ...
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How to install library files

I installed skype translting software CLOWN FISH in linux(ubuntu 14.04 LTS). But it was not working properly. In the clown fish website they have specified required library files for the proper ...
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Translating Ubuntu itself

I have a question for which I don't seem to be able to find the answer. Where can I find the translations and the translation process of Ubuntu? I 'm currently in a revival project of the Gothic ...
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How to translate ListElement property with Ubuntu SDK

I have my fist Ubuntu Touch QML app running, and I am willing to translate it. Whenever I use a UI string in the qml files, I was careful to use i18n.tr("my text"). So now I need to generate the pot, ...
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Gnucash with Dutch translation?

I want to use gnucash. However I am not familiar with the English terminalogy regarding finance. Now I wanted to start gnucash with the Dutch translation, which I believe is available for 2 reasons. ...
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How Thunar know that my localized “Pobrane” is “Download” directory

I have Xubuntu instaled (with XFce) and I have custom icon for "Pobrane" (and. Download) and that folder have always is my destination for download (in web browser for instance). How Ubuntu/Xubuntu ...
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How to test translations in the ubuntu-docs package ?

How can I test translations in the ubuntu-docs package (Ubuntu 13.10) ? Instructions shown here are already outdated.
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Translation - “Adding the key to the list of trusted software vendors failed”

I am translating for Ubuntu. This text belongs in ../aptdaemon/enums.py:382 as part of software center, (the settings where it sets the apt sources and where you can add custom sources). Does anyone ...
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Available computer-assisted translation (CAT) software for Ubuntu

Does anyone know any good (if any) computer-assisted translation (CAT) software for Ubuntu 13.10?
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Translation Confusion - (The number of milliseconds Sticky Edges are deactivated for after the barrier has been broken)

So I am helping to translate Ubuntu. In unity, I struggled to translate this: The number of milliseconds Sticky Edges are deactivated for after the barrier has been broken. May I ask, what is the ...
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Ubuntu Translation, Confused (Key to give keyboard-focus to the Launcher)

What does it means "to give keyboard-focus to the Launcher". What is keyboard-focus and how can it be given to the launcher? And I don't understand "Gives keyboard-focus to the Launcher so it can be ...
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how do I report a translation error? [duplicate]

I'm new to Ubuntu, and so far, i like it, but there seems to be one translation typo in my native languages' week names, where Sunday is written like 'Sabaat' when it was supposed to written like this ...
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Is it possible to translate words via terminal?

I would like to translate words from English to Language X trough terminal If it is possible, what kind of dictionaries there are? Is it possible to use online services like webxicon.org trough ...
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Polish KDE translation in Kubuntu 13.10?

How do I install new language in Kubuntu 13.10? I've chosen Poland as my country but only English language is available. I've already tried to search for "kde-l10n" in Muon (software center) but it ...
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Ubuntu Translation in fon

I want to translate Ubuntu in fon (my language). The Fon is most spoken language of Benin. Could someone let me know how I can do it ? Thanks.
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How to convert typing in English to Malayalam?

I know malayalam language. But I don't have typing speed in malayalam. How can one type malayalam in English? E.g.: if I Type "MALAYALAM" then it should appear as malayalam in malayalam language. How ...
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How to get translations on Launchpad for a custom program

I wrote a program and uploaded it to a ppa. This program uses translations which I manually create using pylupdate4 Translate.pro, then Qt-Linguist, then lrelease Translate.proon my home PC. So the ...
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Translating Apps

Firstly, I've got to (openly) express what I think about this community, and the Ubuntu project in general: it's simply great ;) Good job! I'd therefore like to contribute the Ubuntu Community. I only ...
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“sudo apt-get update” keeps hanging at the same point

Since today I have a problem updating. Every time I try sudo apt-get update the process hangs at the exact same point. ... Ign http://de.archive.ubuntu.com raring-backports/main Translation-de_DE ...
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How do I (help) translate not-yet-localized text in non-English versions of Ubuntu?

In Ubuntu and Ubuntu-based systems like Elementary OS for example, I see sometimes text that are not translated from English to Swedish (my native language). How can I edit the translation?
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QT Linguist phrasebook from .TS file

I'm working on a Translation with QT Linguist. Several words have multiple entries so I would like to Reuse the words already translated to "batch translate" the rest of the files. Batch Translation ...
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How could I translate VLC into Norwegian (bokmaal)?

I want to contribute to the fabulous Ubuntu world, but am a novice in technology and programming. But on the contrary, I am quite strong within my language Norwegian (bokmaal). (Norway is bilingual). ...
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Why is overriding the LANG environment variable not changing the language for me?

I'm trying to run an application in another language as my current environment. To start out simple, I wanted to change the language of ls. Here's what I read all over the place (see below for ...
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Can Unity provide German-English translations or German word definitions?

I have just installed stock Ubuntu in German so I can practice the language, but every once in a while I encounter some word I'm not familiar with. Currently, I open a browser and search for a ...
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How to install Shan language on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm from Myanmar. At our place we use Shan Language which is related to Thai. How do I set-up my Ubuntu 12.04 so that I can read and write in my language?
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Can I use the Launchpad translation service for my GitHub project?

For historical reasons, the project I co-author is on GitHub and we feel comfortable with its development processes. Thus we don't particularly want to migrate the whole project to Launchpad and ...
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Destop translation tool

I am a journalist whose primary job is to translate articles from Russian to English language. In Windows I was fond of using http://www.dicter.net/ Basically what I need is something that watches ...
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How many languages are available in the Ubuntu distributions?

Do you know if there are statistics on how many languages Ubuntu supports (completely translated / partially translated)? I've tried the following command: apt-cache search language-pack | grep ...
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Command line translator

Is there a Command line translator for Ubuntu that has multiple languages? With languages need English, Japanese, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, etc Also nothing using Google works anymore.
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How extract strings from a .ui file (glade) with gettext?

I'm trying to extract the strings from this file: http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~gufw-developers/gui-ufw/gufw-13.04/view/head:/data/ui/add.ui Which is the command for it? This not works: ...
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Make application automatically detect system language

What should an application developed under a Linux System like Ubuntu do so as to automatically detect the system language? There are applications, like Liferea that automatically change their ...
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Free offline translator or dictionary [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there an offline dictionary? I work on a computer without internet. I need a translator or dictionary, which can be easily installed without the Internet, and work ...
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Is there any Ubuntu translation indicator?

For more precision: I'm runnning Ubuntu 12.04 I'd like an indicator which shows up to the left of the date/volume/wifi icons If possible I'd like to be able to change the translation language The ...
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How do I test the translations I am making for 12.04?

I want to download latest translations from Launchpad of particular language for Ubuntu 12.04. How to do that? I've been adding translations to Marathi language. But the version in synaptic is not ...
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How can I revive a dead translation team?

I wish to translate ubuntu in Marathi language for which a translation team already exists. But the membership of the team is moderated and unfortunately no new member has been admitted in the team ...
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How do I find projects in specific source language in Launchpad Translations?

I want to participate in Launchpad Translations. I'm an expert in Spanish and German. Is it somehow possible to find projects that are originally written in either Spanish or German and have to be ...
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Ubuntu Localization

We are a language translation company and a strong believer in Ubuntu as we use it internally for almost everything. Some of our clients have asked us for software recommendations (OS in particular) ...
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What computer-assisted translation (CAT) software is available? [closed]

I am translator and I would like to know if there is any Computer Assisted Translation tool to use with Ubuntu. I've heard about programs such as Swordfish and so on. Does anybody know how is it and ...
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Thunderbird not completely translated [closed]

I was running 13.0.1 with related language pack (Italian) installed and my Thunderbird was completely translated into my language. Suddenly folders names turn back in English (Inbox - Unified ...
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Translating quickly application

I created an application using quickly create ubuntu-application myapp. Then I created translations and created deb package quickly package to install and test it. When I run myapp all strings from ...
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Download translation from launchpad and compile it to use it in application

I can download translations (.po and .mo) from launchpad. I want to use a translation for GWoffice and I don't want to wait when the translation will be released via the official way. How can I ...
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Why am I getting autoconf AC_* macro errors?

I am trying to build this language modelling toolkit but I run into this problem when trying to get it set up. I am trying to understand what the error means, and what I should do to fix it, I dont ...
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How do I translate a quickly project?

I am just getting started with using quickly and I have a small project that's starting to take shape. Right now I would like to add a translation to my project. I already noticed that quickly ...
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When should .mo files be generated?

I am creating a python GTK3 program. I'll like to add translation support. I know how to create a .pot and .po file. However in order to make the application available in multiple languages, I need to ...
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How do I report a bug in Ubuntu translation?

I am familiar with reporting bugs on launchpad, but have no idea on how to report a bug in the translation. Should I file it against the package that contains this bug, or should I report it as a ...