Questions relating to the Chinese language and fonts

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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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Why is I-bus pinyin (Chinese) always active, even in English & Spanish keyboard layouts?

I am having some issues with I-bus pinyin input for Chinese. It seems like there are two related problems. Basically, pinyin input is either always on or always off and I'm not able to change input ...
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Traditional Chinese hand writing input method

I have installed ibus-tegaki and done input setting to ibus. I can type with pinyin input but problem is that I cannot write some characters that I cannot pronounce. Please tell me how I can copy ...
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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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iBus cannot input chinese punctuation after system update

I'm using 12.04. The ibus daemon is started with -x -d. Originally i can switch between full size punctuation such as ,。︰ etc and half size (, . : ) using Shift+space After updating yesterday this ...
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Error message when installing Chinnese 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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13.04 mangled my language support [duplicate]

I'm in the US, and just upgraded to 13.04, now all of my menus are half English, half Chinese, and going into Language Support and applying English system-wide does nothing.
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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 using chinese language after power outage. How do I change it back? [closed]

The title really says it all. It looks like I'm using Chinese/Japanese/Korean language or something after a power outage knocked me off. Can anyone help me restore it back to English? I'm fairly new ...
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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 ...
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How to use two different fonts for Chinese and English in Firefox?

I want to use Wenquanyi for Chinese and Palatino for English in Firefox. How can I do this?
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How do I change the default Chinese font?

I've installed two Chinese fonts from the repos: UMing and UKai. I like better how UKai looks, but the default font picked by Ubuntu (when selecting a non-Chinese font) is UMing. For example, my ...
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How do I get Chinese input to work?

How do I configure Ubuntu to input Chinese?
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How to input chinese in empathy?

Small problem here: I use Ibus to input chinese, until now, everything works fine, but I can't input chinese in empathy. I'm on gnome 3, enjoying the integration of empathy with the DE (so i don't ...
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Chinese font with no smoothing got set as default after installing Chinese Languge Support (how to disable it?)

Before: After: I suspect this is the undesired font: EDIT: I think is this font: AR PL UMing TW. Is there a way of removing it or giving preference to another Chinese font?