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How can the keyboard layout in KDE be changed via GUI

I am using KDE under Ubuntu 15.04. and while I haven't any problems changing the keyboard layout under other desktop environments it doesn't work under KDE via settings (Input devices > Keyboard > ...
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Can Ubuntu have any Input Tool for typing?

In windows we have Microsoft Indic Tool and Google Input Tool for typing. And in Ubuntu we use google input tool in browser only. Can Ubuntu have any Ubuntu Indic or Input Tool for typing. If yes how ...
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Keyboard Shift+2 showing @ not double marks

My keyboard suddenly starting acting like a Mac, so get @ when I want a double quote marks ". May be obvious, but how do I revert it back. It has just suddenly happened, I don't even know why? ...
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Region and Language settings crash

I am relatively new to Ubuntu. I recently installed 14.04 Gnome on an Asus Chromebook. All settings have been working fine but the Region and Language settings keep crashing. There is no specific ...
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Problem with Keyboard Layout

I am creating a keyboard layout for my Dad (Yeah I gave him Linux!) On windows he used this one (The first one "Russisch für Deutsche, empfohlen" (translated: "Russian for German users, ...
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Where is input source in ubuntu gnome 15.04

I want to set my input source to ibus-unikey(i installed it and set my input to ibus) but can't find it anywhere in setting. In 14.10 there are a input source tab in Region and Language but now it ...
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How to stop the download/installation of language packs

I recently installed the Unity 8 version of Unity, but was shocked by the amount of foreign-language-related software packages that were going to be installed: and that's not even all of them, ...
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input method fail to work on browser/libreoffice and other applications (works on system)

I have been using 14.04LTS since last year. I uses a few different input methods for Traditional Chinese characters. One of them is the "yong" input method, and also the "quick-classic" provided by ...
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how to install Tamil language Key board in Lubuntu?

I want to install Tamil language support to my Lubuntu. but from the available language support it is not listed.how do I add the Tamil language and use it to my Libre Office?
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Annoying input method shortcut key

I don't know why my shift key (both left and right) is set as shortcut key to change input language in Ubuntu. When I hit the shift key (shift key only, not shift+some other key), the input language ...
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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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How do you use right alt as your input switch?

I am very new to ubuntu and I want to know how to set right alt as my input switch. I am using ubuntu gnome 14.10. thanks in advance!
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Intermittent problems with desktop environment in Ubuntu 14.10

I am using Ubuntu 14.10. The problem is that sometimes (maybe with 20% probability), when I turn on my PC, I face these bugs: Dummy output/no sound card detected If I lock the screen and try to ...
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How set definetively Language of keyboard?

Every time that I change the language of my keyboard in Ubuntu 14.04, and restart the machine it changes back to what it was before. How can I solve this problem?
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Cannot get new language support working on Ubuntu 14.10

I am running Ubuntu 14.10. And at the moment I have got Russian and English (UK) installed on my computer. I installed them through System Settings > Language Support. But now I want to add Korean ...
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How to type devanagari tra letter?

please advice me some layout for xubuntu 14.04 so that I could type devanagari (sanskrit) and particulary letter "tra", I tried everything, as it seems to me and cand find it. Also if you could ...
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Enabling SIL phonetic Biblical Hebrew keyboard

Looking through /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/il under Ubuntu 14.10, there are several Hebrew keyboard layouts defined: “Hebrew”, “Hebrew (lyx)”, “Hebrew (phonetic)”, “Hebrew (Biblical, Tiro)”, and ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 - Accent suddenly disappear mainly in Vim and GVim

Recently I made a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04.1 in my netbook. Now when I open Vim or Gvim and after switching applications windows, the accent (in my case is Portuguese Brasil) get disabled ...
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IM-Config head / tail error

Trying to change my Input Method with im-config outputs this after I select and save what I want to use. head: error reading ‘adt-bundle-linux-x86_64-20140702’: Is a directory tail: error reading ...
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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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Anthy not working after upgrade to 14.10

After upgrading to 14.10 Anthy (Japanese IME) is not working anymore. It just shows the Latin characters I type without converting anything. I already tried removing and reinstalling Japanese language ...
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Anthy and Mozc works on launcher but anywhere else (ubuntu 14.04)

I am trying to setup Mozc or Anthy, as long with English alternative. So far I have tried severals methods: Complete purge/reinstall of the languages support that I need. Complete purge/reinstall ...
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Keyboard shortcut for input language doesn't work on Gnome shell

I currently assume Ubuntu 14.04 64bit OS. I mostly use Gnome shell (GNOME Shell 3.10.4) which I installed (I didn't install the whole Gnome desktop package). I recently noticed a problem in changing ...
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How to configure shortcuts to switch to specific keyboard layout in ubuntu 14

I use 3 different languages and the standard way to switch between them one by one is not convenient (I need to remember the current language and check how many times I have to click the switch ...
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How to type Sinhala, Tamil or other Asian languages in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

If you used Google input tools to type in Asian languages when using Microsoft Windows, you might wonder how to do it in Ubuntu...
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How can I get hunspell to use Australian English?

I use a few programs that do spellchecking via hunspell, but they seem to check against US English. It'd be beaut if they'd use Australian English (maaaaybe UK English if there's Buckley's of Strine). ...
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Keyboard Input Control and Sound Controls not Working Kubuntu 14.04

I tried Kubuntu for a month now, and suddenly I'm having trouble with two components from the plasma toolbar: I can't switch the keyboard input from English to Spanish. I had configured the ...
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How to set a shortcut to change to specified language (Gnome 2)

I am using 4 languages, and may need even more soon. That makes switching by repeatedly pressing Ctrl+Shift until I get to the language I need a little bit uncomfortable A while ago in windows I could ...
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UIM with anthy does not respond in normal text fields

This is on 14.04 XUbuntu installed on a Aspire S3 (amd64), kernel: 3.13.0-30-generic. A fresh install of uim (and its dependencies), uim-el, and uim-anthy yields the following strange behavior: the ...
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Keyboard layout/language changes in every boot

I have Ubuntu installed in my laptop, with Catalan language support and I have properly set up my keyboard to the Spanish layout. However, every time I start Ubuntu, the keyboard language/layout has ...
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Switch language does not work on ubuntu 14

I am running ubuntu 14 with English and Hebrew enabled but switch language does not work. Mostly going back form Hebrew to English. After installing the additional language i set the hot-keys for ...
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Chrome not accepting US international with dead keys keyboard 14.04

Using 14.04 with keyboard selected as 'US international with dead keys' as my keyboard layout option, (so that I may use characters from other languages) and the system accepts text input as you would ...
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keyboard language

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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New keyboard layout for Albanian?

I would like to have at least one alternative keyboard layout for the Albanian language provided as a distro update or as part of future releases of Ubuntu. Could anyone let me know where or how I ...
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How to enable Ubuntu to read/play Arabic subtitles?

I can't watch any movie with Arabic subtitles, I have tried to open the sub file and it displayed as all Chinese characters. How can I get Arabic subtitles working?
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How do I change the input method in guest session?

I like the concept of having a guest account on the computer, but one thing I would like to know is, if the guest account is customizable? Particularly the language input settings?
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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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Stabilizing characters like `< >`, `{ }` and `[ ]`

When the language layout is changed to a right to left language; in some standard editing places (e.g. the address bar of Google Chrome), characters like <, { and [ automatically become >, } and ...
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Customizing the Compose key's behavior?

I'm trying to make it so that these compose sequences produce these characters: AA ==> Ä OO ==> Ö UU ==> Ü aa ==> ä oo ==> ö uu ==> ü I tried modifying my ~/.XCompose, and my ...
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I cant use Ctrl+s to save in eclipse when language is not english

I cant use Ctrl+s or any other shortcuts in eclipse when language is not english, is it a bug with ubuntu or eclipse ? how can i fix it? it is very annoying when i am coding in eclipse.i have recently ...
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Keyboard language self switches

I'm on 13.10. I have an italian layout and sometimes while typing my layout self switches to soemthing different, and my modifiers (alt gr) do not work as expected anymore. I have to go to the ...
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Which input schemes are shown in Text Entry?

Text Entry doesn't show all the schemes installed in /usr/share/m17n/ for example, I have sa-harvard-kyoto input. But that is not shown in Text Entry options. Does Text Entry have a different ...
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Keyboard layout indicator just disappeared today!

Last night everything worked fine but today when I turned on my system I saw that keyboard layout indicator at the top of screen is disappeared!!! even I cannot change it by alt+shift like before!!! ...
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Login screen password language

I have ubuntu 12.04, and 2 languages on my keyboard. Every time the screen goes black it requires my password, which is in English. But the language set is the one I have used last. How can I make it ...
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Shortcut to switch between different keyboard layouts (languages)?

Is there a shortcut for this, or can I create one? I'm running 12.04.
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Adding Google input tools for ubuntu [duplicate]

For easy typing in Tamil I need Google input tools. I don't know how to install it. I found information about downloading the key from Google's website but downloading was unsuccessful. Cab you help ...
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How do I make an input method for my conlang

I am trying to make an input method for my constructed language, and have no idea where to start. I haven't found any helpful information on any forums. I am trying to make a syllabic language, so I ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 + Gnome 3.8 input switch keyboard shortcut

I'm trying to setup a keyboard shortcut to change the input language on my Ubuntu 13.04 running gnome 3.8. I don't really care which service handles this, as long as I can Alt+shift to change inputs, ...
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changing keyboard layout on a Thai-laptop - into German

I would like to get rid of win8 and install ubuntu on my new Laptop. There is one question I have regarding the Keyboard. I bought this Laptop in Thailand and the keyboard is Thai/American. For me it ...
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Cannot change input-language (using Alt+Shift) over NX session

I can't seem to change the language over an NX session. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and locally I just use Alt+Shift to alter language. When I connect to a remote server using NX , I can not use this key ...