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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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What is the best dictionary/translator? [closed]

I want a dictionary or translator that uses or near to Google translation for translating from English to Arabic, vise-versa or between any languages, so What is the best it would be better if this ...
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How can I read man pages in my native language?

How can I read man pages in my mother tongue? I'd also like to contribute some translations. Where should I go? Is there a community supported by Canonical?
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What is an Ubuntu localized image and how do I create one?

I've heard that is possible to build customized versions of Ubuntu in different languages. What are these and how can I make one?
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How do I get started with Translations?

My friend and i would like to translate Ubuntu. where should we start? where to find translation tools?
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How do I get the Ubuntu One client in my native language?

After installing Ubuntu One on 11.04, I decided to install the Windows beta. I can't use version 4 because the menus are in English. Now I can only access my Ubuntu One account using Chrome. I'd ...
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How to translate Ubuntu One web UI?

I would like to know if it is currently or will be possible to translate the Ubuntu One web UI, because I know people, and I'm sure there are lot of them, who don't understand any English words, and ...
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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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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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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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How to translate software description in software-center

I want to ask you how / where to translate software description shown in Ubuntu Software Center. Thank you.
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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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How I should proceed to accept translations through the launchpad?

I just started my new project right now, however I can't find any documentation on how I should proceed to accept translations on it. how I should proceed to accept translations through the ...
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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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How can I help translating Ubuntu One Client for Windows?

I know it is a beta, but it is planned some workaround for translations? I recognize that it will very hard to translate it via Launchpad (it is a WPF C# app) but, any other way to do this?
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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 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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Are there localized versions of help.ubuntu.com?

Quando a documentação oficial do ubuntu sera traduzida para o Português? When will there be an official documentation of Ubuntu, that is translated into Portuguese?
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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 do I translate a meta-package (.deb)?

I have created a meta-package called communtu-add-sources-lewisgoddard-liberta-bundle_2_i386.deb on en.commutu.org Unfortunately the packages installer language (it has a popup window when adding ...
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Should translations of X-GNOME-* extension keys be stripped from desktop entry files and put in language packs instead? [closed]

To save disk space, all packages in the main repository have translations of the "Name", "GenericName" and "Comment" keys stripped from their *.desktop files, and put in language packs instead. ...
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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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Why are translations getting updated when there are no modifications to them?

I have a branch in Launchpad that's set to automatically import translations to the branch. However, I noticed that there have been a lot of 'useless commits' lately where the translation files would ...
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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 do I install Google Translate Desktop?

I've downloaded the package but as I'm trying to open it I get this message: Archive: /home/agnes/Downloads/ggtranslate.exe [/home/agnes/Downloads/ggtranslate.exe] End-of-central-directory ...
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Use English for installation, but user language in installed Ubuntu

We would like to use the English language during the installation process. After that, we want to be able to add another language. We tried that by selecting English in the installation stage and ...
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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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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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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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Some texts appear as “Label empty”

I've got a problem with some of the texts not appearing in Ubuntu 11.04. I use the Spanish translation of Ubuntu and reinstalling the packages didn't solve the problem. You will find some screenshots ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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 ...
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Translating with context

Is there a way I can see the result of my work while I am translating? It is difficult to translate without context. If I could see how my work will appear while I am doing it, translating is much ...
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How to set up automatic translation importing for a particular branch in Launchpad?

I've run into a problem setting up translations for a project in Launchpad. My project consists of a code branch and a translations branch. I have a daily build recipe that nests one branch in the ...
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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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Calc formulas show up in English, how can I use them in my native language?

I'm a brazilian user and after update to ubuntu 11.10, my LibreOffice (that here is called Broffice) is having some formulas in english and it has always being in portuguese. Like Sum always was Soma, ...
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How to convert and translate HTML file with KDE Lokalize?

To what format and how can I convert HTML file in order to translate it with Lokalize application?
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Where are translation files stored

I want to modify a translation in the german Unity translation. Where can I find this translation in Ubuntu 14.10?
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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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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 ...