Testing phone translations using the emulator

Volkan Gezer volkangezer at gmail.com
Sat Jan 25 19:31:19 UTC 2014


Hi,

Before it was taking around 2 or 3 minutes to load. After installing
the language (and changing it via settings) and rebooting, I am
waiting like 12-13 minutes on intel i7 2.2ghz processor 4 gb ram.

How long more should I wait?

Thanks

Best regards,
Volkan GEZER
volkangezer at gmail.com


2014-01-21 David Planella <david.planella at ubuntu.com>:
> Hi Volkan,
>
> The emulator does take a while to load, as mentioned in the quickstart
> guide, it can take in the order of minutes. I'd suggest checking that you
> don't have other software running that is taking a lot of memory or CPU, and
> restarting the emulator.
>
> Cheers,
> David.
>
>
> On Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 5:14 PM, Volkan Gezer <volkangezer at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> 2014/1/21 David Planella <david.planella at ubuntu.com>:
>> > Hi Translators,
>> >
>> > A few days ago, I mentioned I'd write about how to test translations on
>> > a
>> > phone, even without a device. Yesterday I just finished the first
>> > article on
>> > the first step of the process: installing and running the emulator:
>> >
>> > http://davidplanella.org/ubuntu-emulator-quickstart-guide/
>> >
>> > I'm preparing a separate article for the actual testing, but I thought
>> > in
>> > the meantime I'd put together a quick set of instructions so that
>> > translators can already check what translations look like for their
>> > languages on the emulator
>> >
>> > The following instructions assume you've installed the emulator and
>> > you've
>> > got an instance running.
>> >
>> > ## Installing new languages
>> >
>> > Right now there is only a subset of languages installed on the phone
>> > (English, German, Spanish, French, Portuguese -from Portugal and
>> > Brazilian-,
>> > Simplified Chinese). If your language is on that list, you can skip this
>> > and
>> > jump to the next section. Otherwise, please read on...
>> >
>> > 1. Log into the adb shell that appears in the terminal next to the
>> > emulator.
>> > Use 'phablet' (without quotes) both for the user name and password
>> > 2. Run `sudo apt-get update` on that same terminal session
>> > 3. Run `sudo apt-get install language-pack-{gnome-,}-$LANG-base` on that
>> > same terminal session (replace $LANG with your 2-letter or 3-letter
>> > language
>> > code, e.g. 'ca', 'it', 'ast', etc)
>> > 4. You've now installed your language. Press Ctrl+C on that terminal to
>> > close the emulator
>> >
>> > ## Switching languages
>> >
>> > Once the phone UI is up in the emulator, it's time to chose your
>> > language
>> > using your mouse:
>> >
>> > 1. Slide to the left to go past the welcome screen
>> > 2. Slide once more to the left to show the Applications scope
>> > 3. Click on the System Settings app
>> > 4. Within System Settings, click on Language & Text
>> > 5. Scroll up or down the list to select and set your language
>> > 6. Once done, close the emulator for the language settings to have
>> > effect on
>> > the next boot.
>> > 7. Restart the emulator - e.g. run `ubuntu-emulator run myimage`, where
>> > 'myimage' was the chosen name you gave to the instance you want to run
>> >
>> > And that's it, you should now see the phone in your language!
>> >
>>
>> After switching the language into Turkish, I am no longer able to see the
>> home
>> screen. Only thing I see is a black screen. Using top gives apport
>> using almost 90% of the CPU. What else can I do?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> > ## Translating and reporting bugs
>> >
>> > At this point you'll see parts of the UI that need translation, which
>> > you
>> > can complete from the list highlighted here:
>> >
>> > http://davidplanella.org/make-ubuntu-speak-your-language/
>> >
>> > From there, you can also find out the upstream project, so if you see
>> > any
>> > internalization issue, you can report it as a bug there.
>> >
>> > Let me know how this works for you!
>> >
>> > Cheers,
>> > David.
>> >
>> > --
>> > ubuntu-translators mailing list
>> > ubuntu-translators at lists.ubuntu.com
>> > https://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/ubuntu-translators
>> >
>
>



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