Help needed for start page

Matthew Nuzum matthew.nuzum at
Tue Nov 4 23:26:18 GMT 2008

<Sorry for delay, I started this yesterday afternoon but the power in
my house went out and I got kicked offline for several hours - by then
it was bed time>

2008/10/30 Gabor Kelemen <kelemeng at>:
> Perhaps a silly idea, but what is your locale?
> Running LANG=en_US.utf8 ./ generated good looking html's for
> me with several translations mailed previously to this list.
> See them here:

$ env | grep -i lang

I've also tried adding -utf8 to the tidy call. Using ru as an example I get:

title>Ð"омашнÑÑ Ñтраница Ubuntu</title>

If I simply omit tidy I get:
Which is equally uninteligable and incorrect.

The ru.po shows this for the title:
Домашняя страница Ubuntu

So apparently this solution does not work for me. If I were to compile
all of the translations into a bzr branch and share it would you or
someone else who's having success be willing to run the localize
script for me?

< I was able to do this and the branch is shared here:

If someone who is able to create the translated files would be willing
to check out my code and run the script and then send me a patch with
the results that would be great. What you do is:

bzr co

cd start/startpage/

And send me the your changed branch (either by commiting it and
pushing it somewhere or emailing me an archive). The two translations
with errors that I feel are easy to spot are Russian and Spanish.
Russian doesn't end up looking like Russian at all and Spanish (es)
has a capital accented A in the title where it shouldn't be.

Matthew Nuzum
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