Re: language file ?
These instructions are for WordPress but the procedure is the same:
Then, according to the config.php:
// Change this to localize bbPress. A corresponding MO file for the
// chosen language must be installed to bb-includes/languages.
// For example, install de.mo to bb-includes/languages and set BBLANG to 'de'
// to enable German language support.
So, according to that, use poedit to generate the mo file (maybe it’s ar.mo for arabic?) and drop the ar.mo file you just created into the bb-includes/languages folder. Now change the BBLANG line to read:
I am guessing on the ar as the proper language according to this page I found:
I am totally guessing at all of this, but I think that’s pretty close to what you need to do. When you’re done translating, please post back and share your work. Thanks.