man gettext Command

Man page for apt-get gettext Command

Man Page for gettext in Linux

Ubuntu Man Command : man gettext

Man Gettext  Command

This tutorial shows the man page for man gettext in linux.

Open terminal with 'su' access and type the command as shown below:
man gettext

Result of the Command Execution shown below:

GETTEXT(1)                            GNU                           GETTEXT(1)

gettext translate message

gettext [OPTION] s [MSGID]...

The gettext program translates a natural language message into the
user's language, by looking up the translation in a message catalog.

Display native language translation of a textual message.

d, domain=TEXTDOMAIN
retrieve translated messages from TEXTDOMAIN

e enable expansion of some escape sequences

E (ignored for compatibility)

h, help
display this help and exit

n suppress trailing newline

V, version
display version information and exit

retrieve translated message corresponding to MSGID from TEXTDO

If the TEXTDOMAIN parameter is not given, the domain is determined from
the environment variable TEXTDOMAIN. If the message catalog is not
found in the regular directory, another location can be specified with
the environment variable TEXTDOMAINDIR. When used with the s option
the program behaves like the `echo' command. But it does not simply
copy its arguments to stdout. Instead those messages found in the
selected catalog are translated. Standard search directory:

Written by Ulrich Drepper.

Report bugs to .

Copyright (C) 1995 1997, 2000 2007 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later

This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.

The full documentation for gettext is maintained as a Texinfo manual.
If the info and gettext programs are properly installed at your site,
the command

info gettext

should give you access to the complete manual.

GNU gettext runtime 0.17 November 2007 GETTEXT(1)

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Apt Get Commands