Questions relating to the Chinese language and fonts

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Why chinese characters can be displayed in LXTerminal not in Root Terminal?

The desktop in my pc is lxde.I found that chinese character can be displayed in LXTerminal when to login with common user and chinese character can not be displayed in Root Terminal when to login ...
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How to set the manpages language to Chinese

I have installed "manpages-zh" and change every path "/usr/share/man" which are in the config file "/etc/manpath.config" to "/usr/share/man/zh_TW" , but lots of manpages are gone, I can't find them ...
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14.04 Text Entry can't see Chinese Ibus Input Method

I want to post my information to 14.04 Chinese Ibus Input - No Options, but I have no reputations, so I am going to post it here. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 recently and I've run into this problem ...
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How to stop Ubuntu from using WenQuanYi Zen Hei for CJK fonts?

On Ubuntu, my system language is set to English, as I am native to English. But, I'm learning Chinese, and WenQuanYi Zen Hei is severely displeasing to my eyes. How do I change it to WenQuanYi Micro ...
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switch to gcin, still typing english

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, English version. I have just switched from iBus to gcin for my Chinese input. I did "sodu apt-get remove" to iBus, scim, im-config, and language-selector-gnome. Then I did ...
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How can I change the order Google Pinyin displays characters in Xubuntu?

I have a small problem. I am using Google Pinyin via Fctix on Xubuntu, and I am typing the word "彼得" a lot. However, there is a more common Chinese combination, "比的", which appears before the ...
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How does Chinese input work once it's installed? (Ubuntu 14.04)

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to install simplified Chinese input and I think I've installed it correctly- I can change the keyboard input to Chinese, and when I do that, Chinese characters pop ...
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Tried every way to install Chinese input but was not successful - Ubuntu 15.10

I have went through Google and also AskUbuntu forum but yet to find a solution to my issue. The Chinese input I tried to install from Ubuntu is not activated. It appear to be on top of my toolbar "Zh" ...
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IBus Mandarin pinyin input adds extra letters

I'm using IBus Mandarin input on 2 different computers. On one it works perfectly fine but on the other I get 2 different options for what I type. One is what I'm actually typing and the other is with ...
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FCITX pinyin input menu doesnt appear

I ham running fcitx in 15.04 XFCE Ubuntu (XUbuntu) and my fcitx daemon is working fine for both Chewing and Google Pinyin input, however the menu with pinyin entries never shows up when I type. So for ...
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Ubuntu Chinese Encoding Problem

I'm using an Ubuntu 15.04. I want my system to recognize both GB.18030 by default. It is currently showing software title bars in some strange blocks and stuff. I have installed the Chinese support, ...
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Prevent fcitx autostart

I would like to prevent the fcitx input method selection tool from starting automatically. I have an up-and-running fcitx with Chinese sogoupinyin installed on my system. If I restart the computer ...
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Typing chinse pinyin is borked

So in chinse, the phrase "How are you?" in pinyin is: nihaoma? However, when I try to enter it in, I get this: And the words are broken. Also, the text "so" is: zheme However, it comes ...
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Remove Pi (Pinyin)

Ubuntu 14.04. I installed SunPinyin and it worked good. But under language bar, there are three choices: Eng, Pi (Pinyin), Sunpinyin. I wanted to remove Pi (Pinyin)(which does not work). Tried ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Chrome Chinese font inconsistencies

Starting from the last several weeks, my Ubuntu 14.04's Chrome display of Chinese web sites has been experiencing the following inconsistencies: some characters appeared bolder than others, some other ...
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ubuntu install “sogou pinyin” doesn't work

after successful downloading the sogou pinyin deb I install by double click and it shows sucessfully installed but cannot start. My system is ubuntu 14.04 LTS.
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How can I sort Chinese characters from paragraph form to get characters on individual lines?

I would like to sort Chinese characters from a paragraph form (to a list with "paragraph returns" after each character). I am using LibreOffice Calc (can also use Writer), on my Xubuntu 14.04 distro. ...
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Type chinese PinYin with tones

I am trying to write chinese characters and pinyin with indicated tones. Setting up chinese Characters with pinyin input was failry easy. Just adding Chinese as a language and then Chinese - ...
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Telegram (Desktop) - Can't input Chinese

I've never had problems typing Chinese (with IBus pinyin), until recently with Telegram Desktop. When I type, it doesn't give me the list of Chinese characters as it usually does, and it's just as if ...
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Language about Ubuntu installation

If I was to download Ubuntu v.14.10 from this site, would the Chinese language be built into it?
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Chines language support showing empty result for zh

check-language-support -l zh -> This command empty result on system ubuntu. what to do for getting language support for zh check-language-support -l zh-hant -> command list showing . ...
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IBS Chinese pinyin input candidates appear at bottom of screen

So I got ibs pinyin working on Ubuntu, but the input candidates appear at the bottom of my screen not near the cursor where they're supposed to. This is quite annoying as you gotta look in two ...
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Chinese Subtitles in VLC

A similar question was asked, here: Subtitle are not working in vlc But I have tried all the fixes, and none of them work for me. I am trying to use Chinese subtitles from OpenSubtitles. I get a ...
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Cannot type full pinyin character for Chinese for PinYIn input method in 14.04

I am trying to input Chinese by PinYin method. However, when I tried to type 'deng' pinyin. It only allows me to type 'de' and then will saparate my input to de neng and another [deng] besides. What I ...
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How do I set up ibus to use CJK input for the guest session

I have searched, and there appear to be several questions from before ibus became the default input method, but they are no longer applicable. I want to set up the guest session to use zhuyin and ...
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can the wacom tablets be used to write chinese character

well i am rather new to linux and my family would like to use it as well but they would want to use a wacom tablet to write instead. With my past experience with linux many basic programs that would ...
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How can I install Chinese fonts on Kubuntu 14.04

I'd like to see Chinese characters, such as this one.
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How to enable Chinese language on keyboard?

I installed Ubuntu 13.10 English version. I can view Chinese characters on the system, but I would like to key Chinese characters as well. I would like to know any language package to actually to key ...
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xim and Japanese/Chinese input methods

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and I normally use Bépo keyboard layout which requires xim to work properly. I would like to be able to write in Japanese and Chinese. Is there a simple method to use both xim ...
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Chinese input method without changing to chinese

When I change language to chinese I automatically get a pinyin input available. How can I access this pinyin input tool without switching everything to chinese? I don't feel like installing additional ...
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Error message when installing Chinese input

I have Ubuntu 12.04, and I was trying to install the Chinese input. I got the following error message: Requires installation of untrusted packages The action would require the installation of ...
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Is there an easier way to add CJK support to Kile?

I am new to Kile and LaTeX and have already installed Kile and TeX Live 2012 on Ubuntu 12.04-LTS(64bits). I feel like adding Chinese support following procedure provided by this website using CJK: ...
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Chinese doesn't display in Ubuntu with Chromebook Pixel

I install Ubuntu (Unity as desktop) alongside with Chrome OS for my Chromebook Pixel, following the instructions on this webpage: http://www.maketecheasier.com/install-ubuntu-on-chromebook/2013/05/14 ...
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Ibus on Xubuntu 12.04 how to adjust input method specific settings?

I am on Xubuntu 12.04 trying to get my PinYin input method in iBus to write traditional character. I know that there are suppose to be more preferences under each input methods but I am unable to ...
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Web browser is having problem on processing js in UTF-8

I am using Firefox 20.0, but once I was browsing a website(Chinese) and the Lunar Calendar javascript got something like NaN or Undefined. The website has been tested under iPod, Firefox in Windows ...
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A better input method for Chinese in Emacs?

I would like to type Chinese in Emacs. I followed this link, and tried several input methods including chinese-py. It seems that, unlike normal IME of an operation system, it is not possible to type ...
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Quick Chinese input

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 and Quick Classic of Chinese input method. I cannot flip to next page of the choices of words. Please help. Many thanks.
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How do I configure fcitx googlepinyin IM?

I've installed the fcitx googlepinyin wrapper IM, opened the "fcitx configure tool" and can't seem to add any input methods. Am I missing something? Any other recommendations for a pinyin input ...
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ubuntu tweak menus in chinese please help

I installed Ubuntu Tweak and the menus are partly Romanian (native and system language) and partly Chinese (totally foreign to me). I searched the web, no answer for this problem. I would very much ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Language help!

For some weird reason language settings have gone awry and the OS language changed for some random reason from English to Chinese/Japanese. (I do not have a slightest idea why; keyboard is ...
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No input method choice appear on iBus

I've installed iBus and ibus-mozc, an input method engine of Japanese from the repository on Kubuntu 12.04. Then attempted to enable mozc from Preference > "Input Method" tab > "Select Input ...
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How do I display Chinese/Japanese characters in a Linux VT console?

I have an installer program which runs in a default Ubuntu 12.04 Linux VT console and uses the "dialog" program to display simple graphical input boxes. After the user selects either Chinese or ...
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install Chinese(and other utf-8) fonts for Xvfb?

I have installed these packages: apt-get install xvfb xfonts-base xfonts-75dpi xfonts-100dpi firefox But in my Firefox in Xvfb on Ubuntu Server, the Chinese characters look like: How to install ...
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How to display Chinese character? [closed]

I have a csv file which contains English and Chinese words, in XP I could open it with Notepad++ and it displayed both without problem, but when I went to Ubuntu 12.04 using gedit, it showed Chinese ...
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Blurry Chinese fonts in 12.04

LHS browser is in Ubuntu 11.10 which renders the chinese text perfectly. RHS however, is in Ubuntu 12.04, which renders blurry chinese. Can anyone tell me why Ubuntu cannot render Chinese text ...
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How could Chinese users pay for an app in software center?

I am a Chinese user, and I want to buy the game braid, but I don't have paypal, any cheap and safe way to solve this?
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Nautilus Folders Turned Chinese

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with GNOME Shell 3.4. I've been having problems with language settings being changed to Chinese (i.imgur.com/GR2rn.png). I have fixed the problem of menus and ...
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Chinese text rendering strangely after upgrade to 12.04

I just upgraded to 12.04 and it's had a very strange effect on the way Chinese text displays on my system. In both Chrome and gedit, text that would have displayed normally in 11.10 seems to be ...
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Why is Chinese text displaying strangely?

I just upgraded to 12.04 and should have pretty default settings, yet Chinese text is displaying inconsistently. In the example below, for instance, 九 and 山 (two out of three characters) look as ...
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GNOME application doesn't use the system input method

I set my system input method to gcin with im-switcher. But when I use some GNOME based application, such as gedit and gnome-terminal, my default input method is still Simple(i.e. I can type only ...