Kurdish Linux launched in Turkey
Friday, November 24, 2006
Kurdish . Kurdish localization in Linux is an important milestone for Turkey due to ., a , was promoted this week with a reception in . Ubuntu was the first Linux distribution to implement localization
Kurdish Ubuntu was prepared by a team of hardworking translators working on the Rosetta web application . In his talk at the reception, the mayor of Sur (a town in Diyarbakir) said that "Whatever language it is in, we wanted it [our service] to be accessible multilingually because multilingualism is our wealth. Our work is being conducted on Kurdish, English, and Turkish language support. ... If we can integrate multilingualism, multi-identities, and multi-culturalism in this nation, this region will be a place of peace instead of conflicts." , a Kurdish writer, speaking about the Kurdish language, told the attendees that "Our most important problem is that the language is not standardized. The Kurdish language should be standardized." Ubuntu was later distributed to the reception's attendees.
Splash screen of Kurdish Ubuntu
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