Localization Hackathon: Get started

Steps to get started:
 
  • Check your mail box, you will receive a confirmation mail.
  • Click on confirmation link to activate your account.
  • Next task is to choose a project and start translating.
 
 For people who want to translate VLC Media Player
 
  • Click on your Language name like: Hindi or Bengali.
  • Click on Join Team.
  • Wait for getting approved as a translator.
  • Check notification for seeing you have been approved as a translator.
  • After Approval select any file from Language Resource click on that.
  • Like :vlc daily updating pot (to git2.0 state).
  • Now click on “Translate now” option.
  • And start translating.
  • Please follow the instructions taught during hackathon.
 
For people who want to translate Fedora
 
  • Click on your Language name like: Hindi.
  • Click on Join Team.
  • Wait for getting approved as a translator.
  • Check notification for seeing you have been approved as a translator.
  • After Approval select any file from Language Resource click on that.
  • Like: any untranslated file.
  • Now click on “Translate now” option. 
  • And start translating.
  • Please follow the instructions taught during hackathon.
 
For people who want to translate Mozilla
 
  • And register yourself.
  • Check your inbox for confirmation mail and click on confirmation link to activate your account.
  • Log in.
  • Go to accounts.
  • Click on settings.
  • From language select Hindi or Bengali.
  • Select all projects.
  • Now click on save.
  • Return back to dashboard.
  • All your selected project(s) will appear there.
  • Click on any project like: Webparts
  • Click on untranslated and start translating.
  • Enjoy it.
 
Suppose your language does not exist on Transifex.
 
  • Click on request language.
  • Select your language list from the drop down.
  • Click on Request Team.
  • Wait for the approval from project maintainer in order to get your language added.
  • After that, all the steps for translation are similar.
 
Suppose your language does not exist on Mozilla
 
 Configure your system for adding a new language for typing:
 
  • go to region and language settings
  • Click on input sources
  • Click on +
  • choose an input source
  • click on Add

Enjoy typing.

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  1. Pingback: Localization Hackathon @wfs-india 20th May, 2013 | Chandan kumar


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