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I used to work with ubuntu 10.04, in which every window retained the selected language. So if I where to write in english in one window and in another language in some other window, switching back and forth using alt+tab would keep the windows each in its own language

I have now installed 12.04 but I see that the language setting affects all windows. Is there a way to toggle this behavior?

Thanks in advance

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Go to the Keyboard layout settings and choose the option

Allow different layouts for individual windows

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