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Where to translate menu from right click on desktop

I'm switching from Ubuntu MATE to Ubuntu raw and I've noticed that the menu when right-clicking is not translated in my locale. What component could I help translate at Launchpad? Also the icon "...
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General way for system path translations

I have no clue to which extent this questoin could be generalized, but my practical problem is that I want to write extensions for an application launcher and currently want to display the trash ...
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How to manage translations of help pages in debian packaging?

I am trying to create debian package for an upstream source (which has not been debian packaged yet), and want to know if help pages translated in a new locale can be automatically configured in the ....
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Need a translator software application (without internet connection) that can tranlate english to hindi & vice versa

Offline software is needed that can convert in various languages primarily English to Hindi & vice versa in a ubuntu pc that does no have an internet connection. We are ready to try, buy & ...
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How to translate large pdf from comand line?

I have a large pdf file (83 MB) and I want to translate it. I tried to split the file with pdftk and translate each part with https://www.onlinedoctranslator.com/en/ (The file can't be larger than 10 ...
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Is there software to automatically add subtitles to the videos?

I am looking for a software or media player that has subtitles automatically. For example with VLC, if I do not have the subtitle file, I can not have the subtitles. Is there any software that allows ...
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Is there any offline translator for ubuntu that can be used from terminal?

I am looking for a translator from Spanish and Portuguese to english that can be used to translate thousand of texts automatically. I used to use google translator, but the recently it has presented ...
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Qtranslate linux alternatives?

In Windows with Qtranslate you can select text from any program(ebook reader, pdf, doc etc.), press some shortkey and translate it. Are there any alternatives for Ubuntu/Linux? There a lot of ...
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Application For Quick Translation of Selected Text? (2018)

I need a tool that runs in the background so that I can highlight a text (eg from PDF files) and press a hotkey to have instant translation of it, in a small popup window. It should be using Google ...
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Internationalisation-Translation files

I have recently changed my Ubuntu into my 1st language. However, I noticed that there are some translations are not in the way I personally like them. I wish to change that translation by myself. ...
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Quick translation when reading text

I need a fast translator for Ubuntu; in fact, I want a software that translates after a double click on the text or after copying it to the clipboard, like the Google Translate Android app. What ...
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XLIFF2 Editor For Ubuntu?

Is there any tool on the web, or that runs on Ubuntu that can provides an interface to edit XLIFF2. I can't find anything. I've got localization files I'm producing Angular 4 and I'd like to give ...
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How can I transliterate a foreign language into IPA?

I want to learn an Irish Gaelic song, but the phonology is making my brain hurt. Here's a line: ’Sé mo Shaesar, ghille mear Pronounced like: /ʃe mo hezər ɣɪlə mar/ Is there a program that can ...
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How can I use OCR on a partial screen capture to get text?

When I was still using Windows I loved using the capture2text OCR program to grab Japanese kanji from manga and dump them into jisho.org, and was wondering how I could get the same functionality on ...
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Snap (snapcraft?) and translated apps [duplicate]

I am using snap for a few packages, like krita or vlc. Everything works just fine but both of the apps are in English, while the rest of my system is in Italian. Is there the possibility to tell snap ...
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How to translate a program installed by snap package?

I installed VLC by snap packages in Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak. But the installation was done in English (my version of Ubuntu is in Spanish) Basically the same question has been asked at Snap (...
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What can I do if I want to help localize the Ubuntu official website for Hong Kong people?

I see that there is a simplified chinese version of the ubuntu official website for people in mainland China but no traditional Chinese version for people in Hong Kong (or Taiwan). If I want to help ...
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Bad language translation

This is not error or problem, that I need to solve. When I am using Ubuntu in my language (Slovak) there are sometimes some bad translated words (or at all). Can I some help guys, which are "...
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Ubuntu 16.04 translation status (case study)

I have been looking at the translation of Ubuntu 16.04 as project management case study and I was really curious about the number of languages which would be 'fully translated' for this release. They ...
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Change translation in Nautilus

I would like ask you, where can I rewrite one translation in context menu of Nautilus, because in my language it is not correct translated. Thank you
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Thunderbird: Lightning calendar extension not translated

I'm using Mozilla's Thunderbird with thunderbird-locale-de and xul-ext-lightning for calendaring. Unfortunately, the lightning extension seems not to be translated - while the rest of thunderbird is. ...
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Why not all the words be translated?

When the shell script written by sneetsher run, How can I make a mini English-Chinese dictionary for Ubuntu? i found that no all english words translated into chinese,it is clear that all the ...
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Text editor for translation of texts without Java?

Is there an editor, preferable with GTK support, no JAVA (OmegaT looks ugly, or am I wrong?), to translate texts like in Swordfish under linux? Or is there a simple editor solution, like a plugin for ...
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NIS translation files

I've found a problem in NIS translation to Portuguese (pt-pt). I've searched everywere and couldn't find where can I fix it (there's not Launchpad). Anyone?
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The latest version of translations

How can I get the latest versions of translations for Ubuntu? In Launchpad I can see that there are many improvements for translations in my language, some of them were made even a year ago (Uzbek ...
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Tamil font issue in Ubuntu touch phone (running Ubuntu 14.10 r15)

I have installed Ubuntu Touch 14.10 in my Nexus 4. Everything is working fine except rendering of Tamil fonts. I cannot read Tamil websites in any application like shorts and browser. I tried ...
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Ubuntu touch: PT translation error

Where I can find this string in Launchpad to translate it correctly? In the photo we can see "Introduza SIM o PIN", it must be "Introduza o PIN do SIM". I've checked in Launchpad and it's fine there. ...
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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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Where are translation files stored [duplicate]

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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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.: Cluj-...
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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 [duplicate]

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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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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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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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 [duplicate]

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 ...