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= Debian Internationalization (I18n) and Localization (l10n) =
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[[FrontPage|Debian wiki]]'s internationalization and localization portal. = Internationalization and Localization =
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[[FrontPage|Debian wiki]]'s internationalization (i18n) and localization (l10n) portal.
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[[Debian]] has many services, softwares, interfaces and infrastructures to handle the complexity of its operations. Most of these mechanisms were built using English as the primary (and many times, the only) language. In order to cope with its "universal operating system" motto, many efforts are made to internationalize, localize and translate all possible interfaces:

 * '' '''I18N''' (internationalization) means modification of a software or related technologies so that a software can potentially handle multiple languages, customs, and so on in the world.''

 * '' '''L10N''' (localization) means implementation of a specific language for an already internationalized software.''
 . ~-[[https://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/intro-i18n/ch-intro.en.html#s-intro-concepts|Introduction to i18n, Tomohiro KUBOTA]]-~
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[[https://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/debian-reference/ch08.en.html|Debian Reference - Chapter 8. I18N and L10N]]<<BR>>
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[[https://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/intro-i18n/|Introduction to i18n]]
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## For long portal, you can use a TOC
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 * [[http://d-i.alioth.debian.org/doc/i18n/|Debian Installer I18n Documentation]]  * [[https://d-i.debian.org/doc/i18n-guide/|Debian Installer i18n and l10n Guide]]
 * [[https://www.debian.org/d
oc/manuals/intro-i18n/|Introduction to i18n]]
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== See also ==

 * [[https://www.debian.org/international/|Debian international]] official website
 * [[https://www.debian.org/international/l10n/|Central Debian translation statistics]]
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'''List of pages related to i18n/l10n in Debian:''' '''List of English pages related to i18n/l10n in Debian:'''


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Internationalization and Localization

Debian wiki's internationalization (i18n) and localization (l10n) portal.


Debian has many services, softwares, interfaces and infrastructures to handle the complexity of its operations. Most of these mechanisms were built using English as the primary (and many times, the only) language. In order to cope with its "universal operating system" motto, many efforts are made to internationalize, localize and translate all possible interfaces:

  • I18N (internationalization) means modification of a software or related technologies so that a software can potentially handle multiple languages, customs, and so on in the world.

  • L10N (localization) means implementation of a specific language for an already internationalized software.

  • Introduction to i18n, Tomohiro KUBOTA

General

Infrastructure support

Actions

Proposals

Meetings

Language Support Improvements

Resources

See also

Wiki pages

List of English pages related to i18n/l10n in Debian:


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