It's a very good news that upcoming Mandrake Linux9.0
will comewith support for read/write with fullu tamil
menus. here are some cool screenshots..
If you want to enjoy tamil, grap the 3 cd download
edition of mandrake9.0 rc1 today and enjoy tamil in
its full glory.
There is zero tweaking necessary if you choose, Tamil
as your language of install. OK, the install is still
in English. Otherwise the entire OS, including most of
the commonly used tools are translated. Later i'll
release an rpm with more translated apps like
i can send the 3 CD's once the final version is
release to one person in India,who can take the
responsibility to burn CD's to others on cost-basiss.
I take this opportunity to request all of you to share
the word to your friends/family members and if you try
out rc1 today.
Full thanks/credits goes to Vasee for KDE, Dinesh for
Gnome, Pablo from Mandrakesoft.
--- "Jayaprakash J." <cbt_jperode@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Dear Mr. Vasudevan,
I'm an admirer of the free software movement; a
contributor I'm not since I
have no knowledge about computers other than working
on the glamorous GUIs.
I saw your message a few days back at the "Ilugc"
mailing list and also had
a look at the screen shots. They were testimonies of
great work and I
wonder if you realize the impact of your
Well you indeed deserve a lot of appreciation form
the vast majority of
Tamils without good English knowledge.
The refinements of your work will be of use to a
If there is some help that you need with improving
the Tamil front of
Linux, apart from writing codes or scripts, do let
me know. I shall be glad
to know if you think that there is more for me to
know on the Tamil Desktop
area, I mean links to web sites and other reading.
I saw the Linux community give you pats on the back
for the screenshots,
but I felt that you deserve more for your work,
that's why this mail.
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