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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding='UTF-8'?>
2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/guide-localization.xml,v 1.22 2005/05/25 16:54:08 swift Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/guide-localization.xml,v 1.23 2005/05/25 17:10:37 swift Exp $ -->
3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 3<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
4 4
5<guide link="/doc/en/guide-localization.xml"> 5<guide link="/doc/en/guide-localization.xml">
6<title>Gentoo Linux Localization Guide</title> 6<title>Gentoo Linux Localization Guide</title>
7<author title="Author"> 7<author title="Author">
24</author> 24</author>
25 25
26<abstract> 26<abstract>
27This guide should help users localize their Gentoo Linux distribution to any 27This guide should help users localize their Gentoo Linux distribution to any
28European locale. It uses Germany as a case-study, since it is translated from 28European locale. It uses Germany as a case-study, since it is translated from
29the German doc. Includes configuration for use of the Euro currency symbol. 29the German doc. Includes configuration for use of the euro currency symbol.
30</abstract> 30</abstract>
31 31
32<version>1.14</version> 32<version>1.14</version>
33<date>2005-05-09</date> 33<date>2005-05-09</date>
34 34
35<chapter> 35<chapter>
36<title>Timezone</title> 36<title>Time zone</title>
37<section> 37<section>
38<body> 38<body>
39 39
40<p> 40<p>
41In order to keep time properly, <path>/etc/localtime</path> must point to 41In order to keep time properly, <path>/etc/localtime</path> must point to
70<section> 70<section>
71<body> 71<body>
72 72
73<p> 73<p>
74In most Gentoo Linux installations, your system clock is set to 74In most Gentoo Linux installations, your system clock is set to
75UTC (or GMT, Greenwhich Mean Time) and then your timezone is 75UTC (or GMT, Greenwich Mean Time) and then your timezone is
76taken into account to determine the actual, local time. If, 76taken into account to determine the actual, local time. If,
77for some reason, you need your system clock not to be in UTC, 77for some reason, you need your system clock not to be in UTC,
78you will need to edit <path>/etc/rc.conf</path> and change the 78you will need to edit <path>/etc/rc.conf</path> and change the
79value of <c>CLOCK</c>. 79value of <c>CLOCK</c>.
80</p> 80</p>
136</tr> 136</tr>
137<tr> 137<tr>
138 <ti>LC_COLLATE</ti> 138 <ti>LC_COLLATE</ti>
139 <ti> 139 <ti>
140 Define alphabetical ordering of strings. This affects eg. output of sorted 140 Define alphabetical ordering of strings. This affects eg. output of sorted
141 dir listing. 141 directory listing.
142 </ti> 142 </ti>
143</tr> 143</tr>
144<tr> 144<tr>
145 <ti>LC_CTYPE</ti> 145 <ti>LC_CTYPE</ti>
146 <ti> 146 <ti>
239<body> 239<body>
240 240
241<p> 241<p>
242You will probably only use one or maybe two locales on your system. Up until now 242You will probably only use one or maybe two locales on your system. Up until now
243after compiling <c>glibc</c> a full set of all available locales has been 243after compiling <c>glibc</c> a full set of all available locales has been
244created. As of now you can activate the <c>userlocales</c> USE flag und specify 244created. As of now you can activate the <c>userlocales</c> USE flag and specify
245only the locales you will need in <path>/etc/locales.build</path>. 245only the locales you will need in <path>/etc/locales.build</path>.
246</p> 246</p>
247 247
248<pre caption="Activate the userlocales USE flag especially for glibc"> 248<pre caption="Activate the userlocales USE flag especially for glibc">
249echo "sys-libs/glibc userlocales" >> /etc/portage/package.use 249echo "sys-libs/glibc userlocales" >> /etc/portage/package.use
430</note> 430</note>
431 431
432</body> 432</body>
433</section> 433</section>
434<section> 434<section>
435<title>Language for OpenOffice</title> 435<title>Language for OpenOffice.org</title>
436<body> 436<body>
437 437
438<note> 438<note>
439Customized default language is not available for openoffice-bin ebuild. The 439Customized default language is not available for openoffice-bin ebuild. The
440default language in the openoffice-bin is ENUS. 440default language in the openoffice-bin is ENUS.
441</note> 441</note>
442 442
443<p> 443<p>
444Please note that this package now uses the LINGUAS variable to 444Please note that this package now uses the LINGUAS variable to
445provide localization. The old LANGUAGE=ENUS|PORT system does <e>not</e> work 445provide localization. The old LANGUAGE=ENUS|PORT system does <e>not</e> work
446anymore. The default language for OpenOffice is set as "US English". If you 446anymore. The default language for OpenOffice.org is set as "US English". If you
447wish to change the default language for OpenOffice, check the ebuild for the 447wish to change the default language for OpenOffice.org, check the ebuild for the
448default language code. 448default language code.
449</p> 449</p>
450 450
451<pre caption="Example: emerge openoffice for german environment"> 451<pre caption="Example: emerge openoffice for german environment">
452# <i>nano -w /etc/make.conf</i> 452# <i>nano -w /etc/make.conf</i>

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