Translations (i18) incomplete
kautto.juha at kolumbus.fi
Tue May 2 17:30:48 UTC 2006
Jani Monoses wrote:
> On 5/1/06, *juha* <kautto.juha at kolumbus.fi
> <mailto:kautto.juha at kolumbus.fi>> wrote:
> Jani Monoses wrote:
> > On 5/1/06, *juha* <kautto.juha at kolumbus.fi
> <mailto:kautto.juha at kolumbus.fi>
> > <mailto:kautto.juha at kolumbus.fi
> <mailto:kautto.juha at kolumbus.fi>>> wrote:
> > Hi !
> > I just tried xubuntu beta-2 and I noticed that i18 support
> was not
> > very
> > complete.
> > Most texts were in english even though I changed language to
> > Some were
> > in Fi, so I think the setup works. Is that a known beta
> > or a bug?
> > a bug I assume.
> > Menu was translated, but for example settings window was in
> > (and I know those translations do exist in xfce)
> > So is xfce compiled from svn trunk translated? If so can you
> point out
> > specific packages which
> > are translated upstream but do not seem to be in ubuntu?
> > This is an area we need more feedback in all languages. Preferably
> > comparisons with the state in
> > xfce upstream so in case the packaging or the installation has some
> > faults we know. If upstream
> > translations are lacking they probably need som help.
> > thanks
> > Jani
> Yes, Xfce from svn is almost fully translated.
> At least the following packages I see in finnish from svn
> , but are in english in xubuntu:
> 1) orage (except orageclock plugin)
> 2) xfwm4 (settings are visible)
> 3) xfsession (again settings)
> 4) xfce panel
> 5) theme preferences
> 6) window manager tweaks (settings again)
> 7) work spaces and margins setting
> Ah I think I know why this happens, if command line is also
> untranslated for you (tar, sed, apt). Try installing
> language-pack-fi-base and see if things improve.
> Since xfce packages moved to main their translations are stripped at
> build time and put in the base language packs,
> where translations for the rest of the system is. So for every locale
> the specific language pack needs to be installed
> to get the translations. This means they can be worked on even after
> dapper release and get updated from rosetta
> translations without uploading the specific xfce packages themselves.
Thanks! That was it.
After installing those, it works (though the installation had to be done
manually, but that is clearly beta feature in ubuntu and nothign to do
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