Dzongkha on Meego Phones (Nokia N9)

How to Install Dzongkha on Nokia N9(Meego)

I. Dzongkha Fonts

  1. Download the fonts from here.
  2. Download the file manager "FileBox" to upload the Dzongkha software (any documents) from your PC with the use of data cable.
  3. Download and install Fontmanager via Nokia store from your phone.
  4. Open the Fontmanager
  5. Click on "+" on the bottom right of the screen and navigate to the directory where you saved the Dzongkha fonts.
  6. Open the Dzongkha fonts and click on Install
  7. Repeat the installation procedure for other fonts.
  8. Dzongkha fonts are now installed on your phone.

II. Dzongkha Keyboard

  1. Download the xml files for Dzongkha keyboard from here xml files
  2. Go to Settings -> Security -> Developer Mode
  3. Slide the button next to Developer mode
  4. You will be asked to confirm to enable developer mode. Click on OK.
  5. The phone is now in developer mode.
  6. You will see a terminal at the bottom of the screen. Scroll down to see
  7. Open the terminal and enter these code:
    $ devel-su  (password is rootme)
    # cp /home/user/MyDocs/dz_bt.xml   /usr/share/meegotouch/virtual-keyboard/layouts/
    # cp /home/user/MyDocs/dz_symbols.xml   /usr/share/meegotouch/virtual-keyboard/layouts
  8. You can now open the Message box from the phone screen and type in Dzongkha
Note: Do not forget to disable Developer mode in the end.

Using DictionaryStar

Path for StarDict files in Nokia N9

  1. Install DictionaryStar (it's free)
  2. Download stardict files from hereStardict
  3. From your phone, create in the root directory a folder called dic (case insensitive), put there all dictionaries.
  4. Install from the Nokia store FileBox, a free file manager. You will need it to get into system directories of N9.
  5. Run FileBox. Move the whole folder dic (which you previously created) to directory /home/user/ .stardict/. If the directory does not exist - create it.
  6. Run DictionaryStar.
    In the menu at the top of the screen there should be a list of all installed dictionary databases.
    Dictionary should now display Dzongkha.

    You can copy the stardict files through terminal:
    $ devel-su (password is rootme)
    #cp /home/user/MyDocs/stardict-dz-en-2.4.2 /home/user/.stardict/ dic/
    #cp /home/user/MyDocs/stardict-dzongkha-2.4.2 /home/user/.stardict//dic/
    #cp /home/user/MyDocs/stardict-en-dz_dict.xdxf-2.4.2 /home/user/.stardict/dic/