Promotion of USU
lokster написа:The distribution itself is not bulgarian-language only - you can select any language when installing, and USU 9's DVD boot menu has a very obvious way of telling you which functional key (F2) changes the language.
Although there are only 2 languages in the boot menu, the distributions support all languages that are available in Ubuntu.
Yes, now that I have used the DVD and am aware, I have been able to choose the English language option when installing in VirtualBox. I had to use the previous release as my main OS is 32 bit, but knowing to use the F2 key to chose English made it possible.
There are still some situations in which the Bulgarian language persists, such as where icons are presented with the names in graphical form rather than as text and so do not get translated. This applies to the forums in particular. Case in point, this page, althogh generally translated, leaves the 'Subject' in Bulgarian, "Re: Популяризиране на УСУ". Often if I hold the cursor over the icon an English text displays, which helps but takes more time and effort than if it was all in English. Not sure what the answer to this issue is but it would need to be addressed if you want to encourage more English-speaking members of the forum.
The english section of the forum very lonely indeed, but we hope this will change
Edit: Btw your post should not require approval by moderator anymore.
Yes, the English section is very lonely! I have found that using Google Chrome to read the forums allows me to translate the entire page, so that is how I am now able to browse all threads and am not confined there any more.
I was in the English section last night and found, even with Google Chrome, some of the information is not in English. For example, some of the tool-tips that show when you hover over an icon remain in Bulgarian, making it hard to navigate. On this page, with the bulk of the text translated, the subject remains in Bulgarian, which is why I had to copy and paste it to get a translation which I then pasted here into the text.
I hope that you get some more English-speaking members as this is a very nice distribution that deserves a wider audience and the more people that use it the better the feed back you will have. And it will be nice to see my posts straight away; it has been adding to my difficulties in participating having to wait, not knowing what was going on.
I know others have asked about when the next release is to come out and been told "when it is ready" but it is advertised prominently in the introductory pages so obviously people will be wanting to see it and try it out. Will there be an announcement by email when there is a release candidate available? I would like to receive that notification if possible. Also, will there be a 32 bit version for the current release and/or the next release?
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