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Fedora Localization Guide on Zanata(Draft)


This page describes some basic steps on how to join Fedora Project L10n team, how to begin translation on new L10n platform - Zanata, as well as some simple sugestions on translation proofreading and test.

How to become a Fedora translator

L10n is not just about translation, but if you want to contribute on L10n, then start from a translator is a good choice. You need to follow the steps below to complete:

  1. Create a Fedora account
  2. Subscribe to the main Mailing List
  3. Subscribe to team Mailing List
  4. Introduce Yourself(It's a good idea to do it on all mailing list you have subscribed)
  5. Login to Zanata with your FAS account

Your self-introduction is important. It raises your chances to be approved for write access. You may also want to create a Bugzilla account to work on bugs reported by users.

Create a Fedora account

Subscribe to the main Mailing List

Subscribe to team Mailing List

Introduce Yourself

Login to Zanata with your FAS account

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  • Then it will guides you to FedOAuth page in which you can Login with your FAS account and password you have registered in last section.


  • Then you will be directed to a authentication page, click 'Approve'.

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  • A 'new user' page will be opened.

You should enter your full name, username(FAS username) and your email address. Note: Please use your true email address but not your Fedora project alias( When you finish them, click the Save button. A activation email will be sent immediately to your email address. Please find the mail in your inbox and open the activation link that is provided in the mail. Then login with your FAS username and password. You won't need to follow this step again when you login next time. It's only necessary for new user login.


Translating online on Zanata

Translating offline

Website Translating

Wiki Page Translating