Tag Archives: Afrikaans

Firefox 3 speaks Afrikaans

Published in Tectonic The long-awaited Firefox 3 browser has been released and is already receiving rave reviews from users around the globe. In South Africa, Firefox 3 is significant in that for the first time ever in a major release of the browser, an Afrikaans version is available for download from day one. The work […]

Firefox 3.0 betas available in Afrikaans

Published in Tectonic The Translate.org.za guys have been busy and have already released an Afrikaans version of Firefox 3.0 beta. Translate’s Dwayne Bailey says the team will work on including other local language translations over the coming months. The Arikaans translation of Firefox has all the menus, dialog boxes, settings windows and progress bar translated.  […]

Instant messaging now in Afrikaans

Published on Tectonic The open source instant messaging (IM) program Pidgin is now available in Afrikaans, thanks to the efforts of Translate.org.za. The translation was carried out by Translate.org.za, winner of the 2006 ICT Achiever’s Award for the top NGO to bridge the digital divide (see story). According to Dwayne Bailey, director of Translate.org.za, it […]

Firefox vat vlam in Afrikaans

Published in Mail & Guardian Already translated into more than 40 languages, the latest version of the Mozilla Firefox web browser now sports an Afrikaans interface thanks to Translate.org.za, a non-profit organisation working to give local flavour to open-source software. The Afrikaans version was translated by one man and rigorously tested thereafter. Already translated into […]

Firefox 2 speaks Afrikaans

Published on Tectonic The popular Mozilla Firefox web browser has been translated into the South African Afrikaans language. Afrikaans is one of 11 official South African languages. The Afrikaans translation is the work of non-profit Translate.org.za and its volunteer community. This is the first official release of Afrikaans translations in the Firefox 2.0 series. Between […]

Free and African for Software Freedom Day

Published in ITWeb Translate.org.za will launch open source software in three South African languages to mark Global Software Freedom Day on Saturday. Translate.org.za, a South African software translation project, has spent two years developing this software with the sponsorship of the Shuttleworth Foundation, the Department of Communications, CSIR, Obsidian Systems, Hewlett-Packard South Africa and St […]