Translation make output hard to read

Bug #1461530 reported by Andreas Kostyrka on 2015-06-03
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Bug Description

andreas@asterix:~/projects/uber/uber.data.processor/uber/data/processor$ free -m
             Gesamt Belegt Frei Gemeinsam Puffer Cache
Speicher: 15965 14517 1447 1073 204 5516
-/+ Puffer/Cache: 8796 7168
Auslagerungsdatei: 7982 3472 4510

(bad to see with variable width fonts)

Basically this is an issue with translations destroying the tabular output.

This can be fixed in two ways, either fix all the translation strings, or make free truncate the output (even truncated labels should be useable for something like free, but then as a long time user I probably don't need labels, but without the column alignment the data is hard to read).

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 14.04
Package: procps 1:3.3.9-1ubuntu2.2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.16.0-37.51~14.04.1-generic 3.16.7-ckt9
Uname: Linux 3.16.0-37-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.14.1-0ubuntu3.11
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Unity
Date: Wed Jun 3 14:37:09 2015
InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-05-15 (18 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20150218.1)
SourcePackage: procps
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (user-confirmed fresh install)

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