Bangla in GNU/Linux HOWTO

Taneem Ahmed

Santanu Chatterjee


Sayamindu Dasgupta


Revision History
Revision 1.1.32003-10-23Revised by: Pro
Some info on Qt and KDE 3.2's ability to render bn text is added at the very end.
Revision 1.1.22003-04-29Revised by: SDG
Added section on testing the translations. Initial LDP release.
Revision 1.1.12003-04-20Revised by: Pro
Initial LDP release, section added on Lekho
Revision 1.1.02003-02-20Revised by: SDG
Added Developers' Guide, made some significant changes in the document structure
Revision 1.0.02003-02-14Revised by: SDG
Initial Release

The purpose of this document is to guide you setup and develop support for Bengali (Bangla) in GNU/Linux.

Table of Contents
1. Introduction
1.1. Preface
1.2. Copyright Information
1.3. Disclaimer
1.4. New Versions
1.5. Credits
1.6. Feedback
1.7. Conventions used in this document
1.8. Purpose of this HOWTO
2. Users' Guide
2.1. Setting up the locale for Bengali
2.2. Installing the Bengali Fonts
2.3. Setting up the Bengali keyboard
2.4. Some "special" Bengali only applications
3. Developers' Guide
3.1. The general development process
3.2. Pre-requisites
3.3. Translators' Guide
A. Appendix
A.1. Related Websites
A.2. Volunteering for the Bangla in GNU/Linux project
A.3. Software which has Bangla rendering support