Tag Archives: Firefox

Firefox 4 now in isiZulu

Published in ITWeb Mozilla’s Firefox Web browser has been customised to support isiZulu. Translate.org.za and its community of volunteer translators started the project in 2009 through participation in the African Network for Localisation, a project funded by the International Development Research Centre. The company says 10% of SA’s population – about five million people – […]

Firefox goes Sotho

Originally appeared in ITWeb Software non-profit, Translate.org.za, together with a group of volunteer translators, have customised open source Web browser Firefox 4 to support the Northern Sotho language. Dwayne Bailey MD of Translate.org.za says the decision to roll-out full versions of Firefox in indigenous languages forms part of Translate’s plans to convert as many applications […]

Ugandan students translate Firefox

Published in Tectonic Students and linguists from Makerere University have translated the open source web browser, Mozilla Firefox, into Luganda at a Translate@thon held on the campus in Kampala, Uganda last week. The two-day gathering brought together almost 200 students and allowed them to make a practical contribution to their language’s presence in the digital […]

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.  […]

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 […]