questions relating to the Hebrew language and fonts

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Unicode (Hebrew) typing: Works in some applications but not others

Recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 (Kubuntu, incidentally; but I experience this issue with both gnome-terminal and Konsole). I have Hebrew selected as a language and as an input method. When I try to ...
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Hebrew filenames are garbage

When I have on my ubuntu system files or directories that were created originally on Windows with Hebrew names, their names looks like garbage (question marks, weird squares with numbers inside or ...
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blank rows instead of hebrew on the launcher

Whenever a file with Hebrew name is open, the unity launcher will not show it's name. instead - I get "blank rows". I already installed Hebrew and RTL support and everything else works just fine. I ...
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Can't write in Hebrew in Whatsapp in Genymotion

I am using Geneymotion, and I installed Whatsapp. Everything is working well, but when I try to type in Hebrew, it just doesn't show anything. How do I make writing in Hebrew supported? Thanks for ...
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pdflatex can't compile after 14.04 upgrade

I recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, and now I'm in the process of fixing some broken applications :( My latest problem is with pdflatex (used through Lyx), after upgrading I don't seem to be ...
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Ubuntu in Israel?

Is it possible to use Ubuntu in Israel? Someone in Israel would use the hebrew keyboard and probably the Hebrew calendar. Is it therefore possible to use the Hebrew calendar in Ubuntu? Is it possible ...
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How to enable Right-to-Left in Basket Note

I'm using basket note for my studies, which is in Hebrew. With Ubuntu 13.04 and older I could have switched from LtR to RtL easily by clicking R ctrl+R shift. It doesn't work anymore... Any idea on ...
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Text justification in gtk.MenuItem

I'm writing an appindicator python script for my Gnome panel (under Ubuntu 12.10, English as the system-wide language) with a gtk.Menu, containing MenuItem's with Hebrew labels. The text is correctly ...
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Switching to Right-to-left in 13.10 [closed]

I can't seem to be able to switch to Right-to-Left which is critical for writing in Hebrew. Any idea on what I can do to fix it?
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How to keep keyboard settings using setxkbmap across reboot? [duplicate]

Searching the forum, I found the following to add Hebrew support for Lubuntu (Typing in Hebrew): setxkbmap -option grp:switch,grp:alt_shift_toggle,grp_led:scroll us,il The problem is that after I ...
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Hebrew points-letters are misplaced in added font after putting the points (voweling). image inside [closed]

I've added fonts to ubuntu 12.10 Beta 2 (with .fonts folder in "home"). I can use the fonts, but, while putting points (voweling in Hebrew), the letters get messed up. Here is a photo-the words in ...
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How can I install a Hebrew supporting Microsoft Word? [closed]

I've installed Ubuntu for my little sister's PC, it fits perfectly with most of the things she does except for word processing. She must use MS office (and not LibreOffice as it is not 100% ...
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Using RTL languages with MS Office in Wine 1.4

I've installed MS Office 2007 in Ubuntu 12.04 using Wine 1.4 with no problems, and it works fine with the English Language. However, I need to use it to work with Arabic and Hebrew, and it doesn't ...
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Hebrew subtitles are gibberish

I tried adding subtitles to a video with gsubedit (gnome subtitles), but it's showing the subtitles as gibberish and also I opened the file and saw there gibrish. I used the subtitle also in windows ...
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Change the whole system to hebrew, not only keyboard

What is the way to make Ubuntu in hebrew, after I installed it?
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rtl text in emacs

I'm using emacs to write my thesis. I need to create a Hebrew abstract. Is there a way to enable right-to-left text display in emacs? (the correct answer should be how can I enable right-to-left text ...
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How to properly orient the cursor for typing in Arabic?

Whenever I am typing in Arabic, the cursor skips to the beginning of the line because if it were written from left to right, that would be where I last typed. How can I fix that?