KDE தமிழாக்கம் செய்முறை Guide

Hello World ,

Here we are going to learn how to translate English Strings into TamilStrings in   ( KDE 4.3 )  Kubuntu Operating System

Kubuntu 9.04

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How to install Tamil Language Package :

Type this command in Konsole …

$ sudo apt-get install language-pack-kde-ta

1. Select “ System Seetings “  From Kubuntu Menu

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2. Select “ Regional & Language “

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3. Select Tamil Language

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4. Now Everything in Tamil

setting35.How to enable Tamil Type Writing


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6. Select ” India ”

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7.Move India towards Right Side

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8. Select Layout

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9. Move ” India ” towards Up

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10. Set Shortcut to change Global Tamil Font to English Font & Vice Versa

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Type this link in URL to get source string from internet

http://l10n.kde.org/stats/gui/trunk-kde4/essential/

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Select Tamil From that

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http://l10n.kde.org/stats/gui/trunk-kde4/team/ta/

Select “ Extrangear-Multimedia “

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Right Click On Our Application Name ( Amarok ) and Click on “ Save Link As “ and Save that into our folder with default extension as . pot

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Save that extension . Pot file as . Po extension file

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Installation Poedit

$ sudo apt-get install poedit

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Open poedit

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Open . po file ( eg : Open amarok.po )

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Amarok Player in English Strings

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Opened . po file in Poedit

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Select English Strings and Type Corresponding Meaningful Stings in Tamil

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Use Symbols as it is ( for eg: & , % , + , Numericals , etc )

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Convert all Strings into Tamil and finally Click Save Button.

By default it will create . mo extention file in that same folder.

Copy this . mo file ( amarok.mo ) into

/usr/share/locale-langpack/ta/LC_MESSAGES/


$ sudo cp amarok.mo /usr/share/locale-langpack/ta/LC_MESSAGES/


Now Open that application , ( here open amarok )


Now we can see our application in Tamil String which was typed by us .

final

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Same Procedure , we can follow to change english strings to all other languges …


Enjoy with your Mother Tounge ! ! !

You can get this document as PDf from here


Best Wishes From ARULALAN . T


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