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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"><mail link="holler@ahsoftware.de"> 7<author title="Author"><mail link="holler@gentoo.de">
8 Alexander Holler</mail> 8 Alexander Holler</mail>
9</author> 9</author>
10<author title="Translator/Editor"><mail link="slucy@uchicago.edu"> 10<author title="Translator/Editor"><mail link="slucy@uchicago.edu">
11 Steven Lucy</mail> 11 Steven Lucy</mail>
12</author> 12</author>
13<author title="Editor"> 13<author title="Editor">
14 <mail link="bennyc@gentoo.org">Benny Chuang</mail> 14 <mail link="bennyc@gentoo.org">Benny Chuang</mail>
15</author>
16<author title="Editor">
17 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail>
15</author> 18</author>
16<abstract> 19<abstract>
17This guide should help users localize their Gentoo Linux distribution to any 20This guide should help users localize their Gentoo Linux distribution to any
18European locale. It uses Germany as a case-study, since it is translated from 21European locale. It uses Germany as a case-study, since it is translated from
19the German doc. Includes configuration for use of the Euro currency symbol. 22the German doc. Includes configuration for use of the Euro currency symbol.
20</abstract> 23</abstract>
21 24
22<chapter> 25<chapter>
23<title>Timezone</title> 26<title>Timezone</title>
24<section> 27<section>
25 <body> 28 <body>
26 <p>In order to keep time properly, 29 <p>In order to keep time properly,
27 <path>/etc/localtime</path> must point to the correct time zone 30 <path>/etc/localtime</path> must point to the correct time zone
28 data file. Look around in <path>/usr/share/zoneinfo/</path> 31 data file. Look around in <path>/usr/share/zoneinfo/</path>
29 and pick your timezone or a near-by big city. 32 and pick your timezone or a near-by big city.
124 option. 127 option.
125<pre caption="setting the X keymap"> 128<pre caption="setting the X keymap">
126 Section "InputDevice" 129 Section "InputDevice"
127 Identifier "Keyboard1" 130 Identifier "Keyboard1"
128 ... 131 ...
129 Option "XkbLayout" "de" 132 Option "XkbLayout" "de"
130 # Option "XkbVariant" "nodeadkeys" 133 # Option "XkbVariant" "nodeadkeys"
131 ... 134 ...
132</pre> 135</pre>
133 </p> 136 </p>
134 </body> 137 </body>
135</section> 138</section>
136</chapter> 139</chapter>
137 140
138<chapter> 141<chapter>
142<title>KDE</title>
143<section>
144<body>
145
146<p>
147For KDE you have to install the kde-i18n package with the appropriate
148LINGUAS environment variable set:</p>
149
150<pre caption="Install localized KDE">
151# <i>LINGUAS="de" emerge kde-i18n</i>
152</pre>
153
154</body>
155</section>
156</chapter>
157
158<chapter>
139<title>The Euro Symbol for the Console</title> 159<title>The Euro Symbol for the Console</title>
140<section> 160<section>
141 <body> 161 <body>
142 <p> 162 <p>
143 In order to get your console to display the Euro symbol, you 163 In order to get your console to display the Euro symbol, you
144 will need to set <i>CONSOLEFONT</i> in 164 will need to set <i>CONSOLEFONT</i> in
145 <path>/etc/rc.conf</path> to a file found in 165 <path>/etc/rc.conf</path> to a file found in
146 <path>/usr/share/consolefonts/</path> (without the 166 <path>/usr/share/consolefonts/</path> (without the
147 <c>.psfu.gz</c>). <c>lat0-16</c> has the Euro symbol. 167 <c>.psfu.gz</c>). <c>lat9w-16</c> has the Euro symbol.
148<pre caption="setting the console font"> 168<pre caption="setting the console font">
149 CONSOLEFONT="lat0-16" 169 CONSOLEFONT="lat9w-16"
150</pre> 170</pre>
151 </p> 171 </p>
152 </body> 172 </body>
153</section> 173</section>
154</chapter> 174</chapter>
155 175
156<chapter> 176<chapter>
157 <title>The Euro Symbol in X</title> 177 <title>The Euro Symbol in X</title>
158<section> 178<section>
159 <title>Most Applications</title> 179 <title>Most Applications</title>
160 <body> 180 <body>
161 <p>Getting the Euro symbol to work properly in X is a little 181 <p>Getting the Euro symbol to work properly in X is a little
162 bit tougher. The first thing you should do is change the <i> 182 bit tougher. The first thing you should do is change the <i>
163 fixed</i> and <i>variable</i> definitions in 183 fixed</i> and <i>variable</i> definitions in
164 <path>/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/fonts.alias</path> to end 184 <path>/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/misc/fonts.alias</path> to end
212 default language in the openoffice-bin is ENUS. 232 default language in the openoffice-bin is ENUS.
213 </note> 233 </note>
214 <p> 234 <p>
215 The default language for OpenOffice is set as "ENUS"(01). If you wish to 235 The default language for OpenOffice is set as "ENUS"(01). If you wish to
216 change the default language for OpenOffice, check the ebuild for the 236 change the default language for OpenOffice, check the ebuild for the
217 default language code. 237 default language code.
218 </p> 238 </p>
219<pre caption="emerge openoffice with desired default language"> 239<pre caption="emerge openoffice with desired default language">
220# <i>LANGUAGE="01" emerge openoffice</i> 240# <i>LANGUAGE="01" emerge openoffice</i>
221<comment>01 is the ENUS language code for openoffice</comment> 241<comment>01 is the ENUS language code for openoffice</comment>
222</pre> 242</pre>
223 </body> 243 </body>
224</section> 244</section>
225</chapter> 245</chapter>
226 246
227<version>1.8</version> 247<version>1.9</version>
228<date>October 25, 2003</date> 248<date>February 12, 2004</date>
229</guide> 249</guide>

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