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By coming to terms with the fact that people using Linux currently need to have a basic grasp of English, there can be a middle ground between translated content and uncomplicated English articles that are easy enough to follow.

Limit the writing style to basic English,
http://ogden.basic-english.org/be0.html

which has only 850 words to deal with:
http://www2.educ.fukushima-u.ac.jp/~ryota/word-list.html

Since translations tend to lag notoriously behind the main namespace, it's better to prep-up the original content to ease internationalization, or ideally skipping the need for translations in the first place, seeing that the original would just about cut it.