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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 1.26 2005/06/10 18:43:56 swift Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/guide-localization.xml,v 1.27 2005/06/20 11:37:36 fox2mike 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">
8 Alexander Holler 8 Alexander Holler
9</author> 9</author>
10<author title="Translator/Editor"> 10<author title="Translator/Editor">
11 <mail link="slucy@uchicago.edu">Steven Lucy</mail> 11 <mail link="slucy@uchicago.edu">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> 15</author>
16<author title="Editor"> 16<author title="Editor">
17 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail> 17 <mail link="pylon@gentoo.org">Lars Weiler</mail>
18</author> 18</author>
19<author title="Editor"> 19<author title="Editor">
20 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail> 20 <mail link="dertobi123@gentoo.org">Tobias Scherbaum</mail>
21</author> 21</author>
22<author title="Editor"> 22<author title="Editor">
23 <mail link="flammie@gentoo.org">Flammie Pirinen</mail> 23 <mail link="flammie@gentoo.org">Flammie Pirinen</mail>
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>1.17</version> 32<version>1.18</version>
33<date>2005-06-10</date> 33<date>2005-06-20</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
42the correct time zone data file. Look around in 42the correct time zone data file. Look around in
43<path>/usr/share/zoneinfo/</path> and pick your timezone or a near-by big city. 43<path>/usr/share/zoneinfo/</path> and pick your timezone or a near-by big city.
44</p> 44</p>
45 45
46<pre caption="setting the timezone"> 46<pre caption="setting the timezone">
47# <i>ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Berlin /etc/localtime</i> 47# <i>ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Berlin /etc/localtime</i>
48# <i>date</i> 48# <i>date</i>
269The next step is to re-compile <c>glibc</c>. Of course you can defer this until 269The next step is to re-compile <c>glibc</c>. Of course you can defer this until
270the next <c>glibc</c> upgrade is available. 270the next <c>glibc</c> upgrade is available.
271</p> 271</p>
272 272
273</body> 273</body>
274</section> 274</section>
275</chapter> 275</chapter>
276 276
277<chapter> 277<chapter>
278<title>Keyboard layout for the console</title> 278<title>Keyboard layout for the console</title>
279<section> 279<section>
280<body> 280<body>
281 281
282<p> 282<p>
283The keyboard layout used by the console is set in 283The keyboard layout used by the console is set in
284<path>/etc/rc.conf</path> by the <c>KEYMAP</c> variable. 284<path>/etc/conf.d/keymaps</path> by the <c>KEYMAP</c> variable.
285Valid values can be found in 285Valid values can be found in
286<path>/usr/share/keymaps/<c>{arch}</c>/</path>. 286<path>/usr/share/keymaps/<c>{arch}</c>/</path>.
287<path>i386</path> has further subdivisions into layout 287<path>i386</path> has further subdivisions into layout
288(<path>qwerty/</path>, <path>azerty/</path>, etc.). Some 288(<path>qwerty/</path>, <path>azerty/</path>, etc.). Some
289languages have multiple options, so you may wish to experiment 289languages have multiple options, so you may wish to experiment
290to decide which one fits your needs best. 290to decide which one fits your needs best.
291</p> 291</p>
292 292
293<pre caption="setting the console keymap"> 293<pre caption="setting the console keymap">
294KEYMAP="de" 294KEYMAP="de"
295KEYMAP="de-latin1" 295KEYMAP="de-latin1"
296KEYMAP="de-latin1-nodeadkeys" 296KEYMAP="de-latin1-nodeadkeys"
297</pre> 297</pre>
298 298
299</body> 299</body>

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