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Does Puppy support the Arabic language?
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ahmed742163

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PostPosted: Mon 01 Oct 2012, 17:39    Post_subject:  Does Puppy support the Arabic language?  

Is arabic language supported?
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BDX


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PostPosted: Tue 02 Oct 2012, 01:36    Post_subject:  

Reading is not but writing isn't. That means rename a file in Arabic is not possible because the Linux kernel is not Arabic supported and some of the flash drive Arabic contents is shown as question marks, but you can write Arabic in Abiword and your web browser.
Arabic language is not fully supported in puppy desktop interface still some things are shown in Arabic!.

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ahmed742163

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PostPosted: Tue 02 Oct 2012, 04:20    Post_subject:  

I just want to type arabic in web browser and abi but I cant type any arabic letters
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PostPosted: Tue 02 Oct 2012, 05:21    Post_subject: Arabic language
Sub_title: file name
 

BDX wrote:
... That means rename a file in Arabic is not possible because the Linux kernel is not Arabic supported and some of the flash drive Arabic contents is shown as question marks...
Puppy linux fact:Life is experiments......Download and try,Don't search and cry.

I have tried Cool
using recent puppy precise
should work in puppy wary, too

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I did not type the arabic letters but copied from a translating engine
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ahmed742163

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PostPosted: Tue 02 Oct 2012, 10:22    Post_subject:  

what is puppy percise?
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L18L

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PostPosted: Tue 02 Oct 2012, 11:03    Post_subject:  

ahmed742163 wrote:
what is puppy percise?

I do not like to answer questions if you do not answer questions that you should have answered
- My question: is it that what you want?
- bigpup´s questions
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Karl Godt


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PostPosted: Tue 02 Oct 2012, 20:28    Post_subject:  

]عىىغ : شبفثق شييهىل شقش ﻻهؤ فخ Very Happy
Menu>Setup>Setup Wizards>Mouse/Keyboard Wizard>Advanced Xorg Keyboard Configuration .

Entries in keyboard section of Xorg.conf :
Option "XkbRules" "xorg"
Option "XkbModel" "pc102"
Option "XkbLayout" "us,ara,de" #xkeymap0
Option "XkbOptions" "lv3:ralt_switch,grp:rwin_toggle"

To autoload the keyboard settings i have
Code:
setxkbmap -rules xorg -model pc102 -layout us,de -variant "" -option grp:rwin_toggle,lv3:ralt_switch

in /root/.xinitrc in case xwin rewrites the /etc/X11/xorg.conf .

Seems I have to upgrade console fonts though. No "ara" in /lib/consolefonts and /lib/keymaps for now .. (Macpup Foxy 3 (430)) .
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BDX


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PostPosted: Wed 03 Oct 2012, 05:51    Post_subject: Re: Arabic language
Sub_title: file name
 

@L18L
I know that puppy can show Arabic files names in the hard drive, but sometimes in a flash drive it came as question marks (??????? ??????).

I was talking about the language of the desktop, like the menu, desktop shortcuts (file, help, mount, install,.....etc) and some of puppy built-in apps that it comes with Arabic language. In short, a puppy that speaks Arabic.

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bignono1


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PostPosted: Wed 03 Oct 2012, 06:02    Post_subject:  

اللغة العربية مدعومة دعما تاما
تستطيع تسمية الملفات وايقونات سطح المكتب بل حتى الترمنال تستطيع الكتابة فيه بالعربية لكن طبعا لا يوجد اوامر في الترمنال بغير الانجليزية.
في الرابط التالي تستطيع اضافة ايقونة تغيير اللغة وبعد تفعيل العربية من القائمة تستطيع الكتابة والقراءة بالعربية الجميلة
ولاضافة خطوط اخرى تستطيع اضافة اي خط من الوندوز او النت الى مجلد الخطوط في بوبيhttp://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=342308#342308.
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PostPosted: Wed 03 Oct 2012, 06:14    Post_subject:  

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L18L

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PostPosted: Wed 03 Oct 2012, 14:19    Post_subject: Re: Arabic language
Sub_title: file name
 

Hi BDX,
you wrote:
... a puppy that speaks Arabic.

Wonderful Very Happy
So you and bignono1are the men to make an Arabic languagepack Idea
Using a recent wary/racy/precise or slacko
loading devx
and use momanager for the translations of puppy scripts
Really? Or did I dream that?
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PostPosted: Thu 04 Oct 2012, 10:34    Post_subject:  

Quote:
Wonderful
So you and bignono1are the men to make an Arabic languagepack


Hmm........Not bad, a good idea actually.
So, do i have to be a pro in programming in order to do it?

Quote:
Using a recent wary/racy/precise or slacko


i assume that Lucid is involved, right?

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PostPosted: Thu 04 Oct 2012, 14:06    Post_subject: Arabic language
Sub_title: langpack
 

BDX wrote:
So, do i have to be a pro in programming in order to do it?
No, just clicking some buttons and translating from English in a text editor (yudit can do right/to/left).
Learn more about momanager translation manager directly from the PuppyMaster:
http://bkhome.org/blog/?viewDetailed=02937
BDX wrote:
i assume that Lucid is involved, right?

Sorry, Lucid is not compatible to that relative new method which is
Quote:
... for all puppies built from woof later than Feb 28, 2012

These are the official Wary, Racy , Precise and Slacko
Precise is the one with compatibility to ubuntu (like lucid but newer).

BarryK wrote:
To use MoManager, the best thing to do is just go ahead and use it.
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AbdelAziz


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PostPosted: Wed 29 May 2013, 06:04    Post_subject:  

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله

اللغة العربية بحاجة لدعم من العرب نفسهم للترجمة...
i do believe arabic translation need volunteer
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