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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 1.28 2005/06/24 18:04:15 fox2mike Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/guide-localization.xml,v 1.31 2005/08/21 22:44:26 neysx 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">
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>1.19</version> 32<version>1.22</version>
33<date>2005-06-24</date> 33<date>2005-08-22</date>
34 34
35<chapter> 35<chapter>
36<title>Time zone</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 the
42the correct time zone data file. Look around in 42correct time zone data file. Look around in <path>/usr/share/zoneinfo/</path>
43<path>/usr/share/zoneinfo/</path> and pick your timezone or a near-by big city. 43and pick your timezone or a near-by big city. Please avoid the
44<path>/usr/share/zoneinfo/Etc/GMT*</path> timezones as their names do not
45indicate the expected zones. For instance, <path>GMT-8</path> is in fact GMT+8.
44</p> 46</p>
45 47
46<pre caption="setting the timezone"> 48<pre caption="setting the timezone">
47# <i>ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Berlin /etc/localtime</i> 49# <i>ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Berlin /etc/localtime</i>
48# <i>date</i> 50# <i>date</i>
451anymore. The default language for OpenOffice.org is set as "US English". If you 453anymore. The default language for OpenOffice.org is set as "US English". If you
452wish to change the default language for OpenOffice.org, check the ebuild for the 454wish to change the default language for OpenOffice.org, check the ebuild for the
453default language code. 455default language code.
454</p> 456</p>
455 457
456<pre caption="Example: emerge openoffice for german environment"> 458<pre caption="Example: emerge openoffice for german + english environment">
457# <i>nano -w /etc/make.conf</i> 459# <i>nano -w /etc/make.conf</i>
458<comment>(Add in the LINGUAS variable. For instance, for the German language:)</comment> 460<comment>(Add in the LINGUAS variable. For instance, for the German and English language:)</comment>
459LINGUAS="de" 461LINGUAS="de en"
460 462
461<comment>(Now install openoffice)</comment> 463<comment>(Now install openoffice)</comment>
462# <i>emerge openoffice</i> 464# <i>emerge openoffice</i>
463</pre> 465</pre>
464 466

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