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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 1.46 2007/05/07 18:11:40 nightmorph Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/guide-localization.xml,v 1.47 2007/07/08 01:42:20 nightmorph 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>1.34</version> 32<version>1.35</version>
33<date>2007-05-07</date> 33<date>2007-07-07</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, you need to select your timezone so that your 41In order to keep time properly, you need to select your timezone so that your
42system knows where it is located. Look for your timezone in 42system knows where it is located. Look for your timezone in
43<path>/usr/share/zoneinfo</path>. You then set your timezone in 43<path>/usr/share/zoneinfo</path>. You then set your timezone in
44<path>/etc/conf.d/clock</path>. Please avoid the 44<path>/etc/conf.d/clock</path>. Please avoid the
45<path>/usr/share/zoneinfo/Etc/GMT*</path> timezones as their names do not 45<path>/usr/share/zoneinfo/Etc/GMT*</path> timezones as their names do not
46indicate the expected zones. For instance, <path>GMT-8</path> is in fact GMT+8. 46indicate the expected zones. For instance, <path>GMT-8</path> is in fact GMT+8.
47</p> 47</p>
48 48
463will need to set <c>CONSOLEFONT</c> in 463will need to set <c>CONSOLEFONT</c> in
464<path>/etc/conf.d/consolefont</path> to a file found in 464<path>/etc/conf.d/consolefont</path> to a file found in
465<path>/usr/share/consolefonts/</path> (without the 465<path>/usr/share/consolefonts/</path> (without the
466<c>.psfu.gz</c>). <c>lat9w-16</c> has the Euro symbol. 466<c>.psfu.gz</c>). <c>lat9w-16</c> has the Euro symbol.
467</p> 467</p>
468 468
469<pre caption="Setting the console font"> 469<pre caption="Setting the console font">
470CONSOLEFONT="lat9w-16" 470CONSOLEFONT="lat9w-16"
471</pre> 471</pre>
472 472
473<p> 473<p>
474You should verify that <c>CONSOLEFONT</c> is in the boot runlevel: 474You should verify that <c>CONSOLEFONT</c> is in the boot runlevel:
475</p> 475</p>
476 476
477<pre caption="Verify the proper runlevel"> 477<pre caption="Verify the proper runlevel">
478# <i>rc-update show | grep -i consolefont</i> 478# <i>rc-update -v show | grep -i consolefont</i>
479</pre> 479</pre>
480 480
481<p> 481<p>
482If no runlevel is displayed for <c>CONSOLEFONT</c>, then add it to the proper level: 482If no runlevel is displayed for <c>CONSOLEFONT</c>, then add it to the proper level:
483</p> 483</p>
484 484
485<pre caption="Add consolefont to boot"> 485<pre caption="Add consolefont to boot">
486# <i>rc-update add consolefont boot</i> 486# <i>rc-update add consolefont boot</i>
487</pre> 487</pre>
488 488
489</body> 489</body>
490</section> 490</section>
491</chapter> 491</chapter>
492 492
493<chapter> 493<chapter>

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