If you would like to translate mpop into your language, please contact
<firstname.lastname@example.org> for details and coordination. Please keep in
mind that a translation will have to be updated regularly as mpop changes, and
unmaintained translations will have to be removed.
Mpop uses the gettext system for translations. To add a translation, e.g. for
pt (portuguese), add a line "pt" to po/LINGUAS. Then update the translation
$ cd po
$ make mpop.pot
and copy it to your new translation file:
$ cp mpop.pot pt.po
Then translate the strings in pt.po. See the existing *.po files for examples.
Activate your translation with this command:
$ make update-po
With the correct locale setting, your translation should be available after
There are special translation editors such as poedit <http://www.poedit.net/>
that can help, and there are several guides available online, e.g.