Which apps to start with

goof at coppernet.zm goof at coppernet.zm
Mon Jun 13 12:48:51 UTC 2011

Thanks David. 

I was not aware that the apps are listed in priority order. That makes things much easier to follow and track. 
Will look at the PPA issue and have that sorted out. 

Thanks again. 


From: "David Planella" <david.planella at ubuntu.com> 
To: goof at coppernet.zm 
Cc: "ubuntu-translators" <ubuntu-translators at lists.ubuntu.com>, "bemba translators" <ubuntu-l10n-bem at lists.launchpad.net> 
Sent: Monday, June 13, 2011 2:05:51 PM 
Subject: Re: Which apps to start with 

El dl 13 de 06 de 2011 a les 14:04 +0200, en/na goof at coppernet.zm va 
> Team, 
> I have spent some few days translating tuxpaint into Bemba ( some 60% 
> done now) in order to gain some experience with translations. I now 
> write to ask the more experienced translators here on which packages 
> to start with translating that will show value faster and also will 
> allow me to ease into the more complex translations without causing 
> too much frustration. 
> Thanks 
> Anthony 

Hi Anthony, 

First of all, welcome to the Ubuntu Translations community! 

If you want to translate Ubuntu into Bemba, I'd recommend simply going 


and starting from there. 

The list is ordered by priority (most important applications at the 
top), and roughly the first two pages contain the applications installed 
by default in Ubuntu. 

I'd recommend starting with some of the Ubuntu-specific applications, so 
that you can get started easily and you can see the results straight 

You can try the following: 


Unity Applications Place: 

Unity Files Place: 

Unity 2D: 

These are relatively short and quite visible, so they're a good place to 

You can then continue with all the indicator-* templates below the Unity 

As you're translating more, you'll find other templates fo which the 
ones above are dependant, and then you can take it from there. 

Other translators on the list might have other suggestions as well. 

Language packs 

* Also if you're testing translations, remember to subscribe to 
the language packs PPA to get weekly translation updates and 
check your progress on a running system. 
* You'll find the instructions on how to add the PPA on 
this page: 

* Note that you'll have to make sure you've done all the 3 steps 
under the "Request language addition" section to get a language 
pack created for Bemba: 
* https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Translations/KnowledgeBase/StartingTeam#After 

If you've got any questions, remember that we're here to help, so don't 
hesitate asking! 


David Planella 
Ubuntu Translations Coordinator 
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www.identi.ca/dplanella / www.twitter.com/dplanella 
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