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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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According to the official site you may help translating Ubuntu via Launchpad:

If your first language is not English but you have strong English skills, you can make a huge contribution by helping to translate Ubuntu applications into your first language. Even if you just translate a few lines you can make a difference to someone in your own country who is learning about computers and free software.

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  • ok, but can I edit the translation on an already installed system?
    – Kranis
    Sep 4, 2013 at 20:04
  • I think that depends very much on what specifically you want to translate - some apps keep localization data in XML or other serialized data format, so it's easily modifiable. With other it may be much more difficult. I think you might try to narrow down your question and then somebody will be able to come up with a concrete answer. Sep 4, 2013 at 21:03

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