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No language panel in Ibus since the upgrade to 13.10

I finally upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 today (I know, I know, I'm a little behind with that stuff). Now, I study Japanese and as such have to switch between typing in Japanese and using the alphabet quite ...
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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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Shortcut keys for change of input sources doesn't work

I have He and De as input source. According to the settings menu the shortcut for changing the input source should be "super + space". I understand that "super" is identical with the "Windows key". ...
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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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How do I change keyboard layout in 13.10? [duplicate]

I want to use Alt+Shift as shortcut keys to change keyboard layout. How can I do it in Ubuntu 13.10? Changing language in other OS, and previous Ubuntu versions works immediately. But in Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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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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Ubuntu 13.10: Input language indicator in login screen disappeared, how can it be restored?

In Ubuntu 13.04, while on the login screen there was an indicator which shows which input language your keyboard is set on at the moment but after upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 it's gone. Is there any way ...
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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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How can I switch keyboard layout with super+space in Ubuntu 12.04 and later?

I'd like to switch keyboard layout via super+space, since it seems like both non-used keybinding (for me) and something familiar to both windows (starting from win8) and osx users. Currently I use ...
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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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Language change produces sound

I want to hear a sound when system language is changed in KDE environment. Is there anyway to add such sound effect?
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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 ...
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No language switcher

After (as I suppose) updating my Ubuntu 12.04 is refuses to change keyboard layout and only allows me to type in english. It even doesn't show language bar at the top. What is the way to solve that ...
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12.04 LTS How to get Compose Key to work?

12.04 LTS I'm trying to get the Portuguese (Brazil) keyboard layout to work with accents and punctuation. I tried different keys for my Compose Key (Right Ctrl, Right Alt, Left Win, etc...), but none ...
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ibus not working in all applications but not in Libreoffice [duplicate]

I have recently installed Kubuntu 13.04 and previously i was using ubuntu 12.04. After I installed IBus and Libreoffice and my local languages I cannot enable kannada in Libreoffice. All other ...
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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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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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Is there any way to see all the special characters in a special keyboard layout?

I just set my Ubuntu keyboard to Icelandic (Dvorak) but have no idea where all the special keys are located. Is there a way to see the layout graphically?
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How to type in two languages?

How can I type Persian and English in Ubuntu 12.10? And how can I switch between these two languages like Windows (Alt+Shift)?
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Spell check and locale

I have too many languages in my spell checker and I would like to clean up. When I say spell checker, I mean the spell checker in Firefox, but also other applications like Tomboy. The thing is, I ...
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“ctrl+space” has been bound to invoke some input method and does not work in Emacs

In Emacs run in terminal, ctrl+space is a standard shortcut key to select region. But under Ubuntu 12.04, it will invoke some input method for non-English language. I was wondering if I can reserve it ...
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How I can type in the Malayalam language? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to type Malayalam in Ubuntu? How I can type Malayalam language in Ubuntu 12.10? I used to use ibus with m17n library on my Ubuntu 12.04. But after a fresh ...
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Language support problem

I have a problem with the language support in Ubuntu 12.04LTS. I want to install Spanish in my computer and the system isn't able to find or create the directory that will allow the system to actually ...
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Cannot type international characters in wikidpad

I use wikidpad on ubuntu 12.04 and sometimes cannot type Turkish characters in some places. This mostly occurs in the middle of a word. But when I put space, I can type international characters. The ...
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How can I switch languages like Windows

How can I switch languages like in Windows with Alt+Shift(L or R) or in any of Alt+Shift? I make it work to get the next languages but it didn't get back to main language without using Shift+L OR ...
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Hindi keyboard not working properly in Ubuntu

I saw and followed the instructions in this post, but the Hindi didn't work properly, both in case of keyboard app (layout settings) and ibus. Here's the problem (people who know Hindi will be in ...
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SCIM Input Method not working

I'm trying to type in my native language Sinhala with SCIM..but nothing is working. (I heard about something called ibus could help.) I want to get the phonetic output in Sinhala Unicode, when I input ...
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How do I enable writing in Indian languages?

I am looking for a step by step method for enabling write in indian languages (hindi and gujarati) in Ubuntu applications (browser, LibreOffice, Pidgin etc..). Could anyone please provide me a method ...
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Am not able to add languages to my new ubuntu 12.04 installation

I have a freshly installed Ubuntu 12.04 I need to install telugu language (I have been using it successfully in my earlier ubuntu 11.04). But the Language support is saying: Software database is ...
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How to use different input language for different active (application) windows?

I'm working under 12.04 and suppose I have a Firefox windows active (or in foreground) with English as input language and I need to type a document in other language using some text editor. With the ...
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How to type Malayalam in Ubuntu?

Is it possible to type Malayalam language in Ubuntu? If yes, what should I do to type Malayalam in Ubuntu?
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How to get the Language indicator to change when switching between active applications?

Before upgrading to 12.04, the language indicator used to change every time I was sending LibreOffice to the background and making Firefox the active application/window. This was convenient enough ...
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Custom key to toggle keyboard layout

I want to set the key to toggle the language of my keyboard to "`" but I don't have this option at "Keyboard Layout" in Unity, in Ubuntu 12.04. I have already seen this answer but it doesn't help me. ...
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Turn off spellcheck for cyrillic input in Empathy

I have spell check enabled for the english keyboard, but when I use serbian cyrillic keyboard, I want that feature turned off, because then all the words get underlined like i spelled them wrong How ...
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How to set up language input?

I'm trying to set up Kubuntu 11.10 so I can type Japanese. I've searched online but have had little luck. My installation is fresh so it'd be great if someone could walk me through it and tell me how ...
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Install Japanese in Kubuntu

I study Japanese so it's helpful to be able to type it on my computer. I have iBus installed and under Local in Settings, I installed Japanese, though it only gave me the option for translations. I ...
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unable to set input method as ibus in gnome-language-selector

I want to be able to type in Hindi and want to set input method as ibus in gnome-language-selector window as shown on this blog http://www.pinyinjoe.com/images/ubuntu/1104/Language-Support.jpg How ...
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Akira not replaced to 明

If i changed keyboard layout to "Chineese" and start gedit, "aki-ra" or "akira" its not replaced to 明. Any suggestions?
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How do I set the login manager to enable `change languages` at login?

How can I recompile the source to force the option to allow changing languages and keyboard layouts at login?