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Ubuntu 16.04: changing language on lock screen results in crash

When I change the language on lock screen with keyboard shortcut, the system freezes for a few seconds, the lock screen disappears (I haven't typed a password), for fraction of a second I see all my ...
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IBus Pinying input works incorrectly if non-latin language installed

I have English, Ukrainian, Russian, Greek and Chinese Pinyin input languages (ordered as switched by keyboard shortcut) on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. If Pinying have been selected by keyboard shortcut the ...
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Disable SOME dead keys on US International with dead keys

On Windows, I'm really used to using dead keys (Dutch keyboards all use US International with dead keys), however, on Windows, typing '+s will produce 's, where as on Ubuntu, it creates ś, which is ...
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How to change language with short cut?

I am wondering how I can change the input language with a shortcut key. I'm assuming I will have to create a custom short cut. What will the command be? Any advice much appreciated
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symbol keys missing on my keyboard

I installed LTS 14.04 and ever since some of my keys went missing. First, the dot symbol key is not working, so I have to use the dot key from the numeric keypad. Secondly, the right alt key is a ...
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Anthy add as a language option ubuntu 16.04

By default when you install the japaneese language on Ubuntu 16.04 uses the mozc method. But is inconvenient for me thefore I want to install the anthy. So I installed these packages: pcmagas@...
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How to type chinese, japanese and korean in Ubuntu 16.04?

I am trying to use fcitx but getting nowhere. I can see the keyboard icon on the top-right of screen, but no matter what input method option I chose, I'm still typing english. The only way I can ...
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How to install additional languages in Kubuntu 16.04 LTS?

I need my system to be able to display the characters of Chinese, Japanese, and Right-To-Left languages like Arabic. At the moment, it is not able to display the characters of those languages (e.g. ...
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Text Entry with a new unlisted language

I would like to add a new language which is not a common language and is not listed in the text entry settings. How can I edit an existing language and then build mine in another unicode area, Also ...
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How do I change default keyboard layout (not input method) in Ubuntu 16.04?

When I installed 16.04, I mistakenly chose the German keyboard layout. My computer is a Japanese computer with Japanese keys, but I regularly use several languages. How can I change the default system ...
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dash window doesnt take input from “indian” text entry (and more..)

I have lenovo z50 and recently installed 16.04LTS. I have installed ibus-m17n package for text inputs. problem 1) "Indian" keyboard layout, part of std XKB package is for inputing hindi text under "...
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What are updated instructions to make SOGOU work on Ubuntu?

I have utilized the solution in this answer, but when I select a Chinese keyboard from the menu at the top-right of the GUI, all I get is English text. I have running Ubuntu 14.04, and have ...
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Can't switch between input languages in MATE

Just today I installed MATE over Unity because I needed to fix some compatibility problems with my drivers, so it's very safe to say I'm not the least bit used to it. One thing I notice is that ...
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How to write gujarati word in gedit

I need to write gujarati language in ubuntu 14.04 I want to type gujarati in my system. I am using 14.04 ubuntu linux Please help me
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Wrong language at login screen

Kubuntu 15.10 with all (or almost all) updates. LightDM is used. HW is HP EliteBook 8530p. I'm using three languages: English, Russian, Georgian (in this sequence as I've listed them). Switching ...
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What does the “Show All Input Sources” option do?

I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and upon launching the gnome-tweak-tool and going to the Keyboard and Mouse I find that there is an option called Show All Input Sources which is ...
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changing keyboard languages by shortcut keys

In 15.10 everything works fine with the default super+space but when I change it to alt+shift I can change the language from english to the second one but when I press alt+shift again it doesn't work ...
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Toggle Input Language stopped working after upgrade to 15.10

Two different & strange things happened after upgrading to 15.10: Toggling language (I have English US and Hebrew) doesn't work with hot key (Super+Space) I can successfully change the input ...
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Xubuntu keyboard language problem

I installed Xubuntu today and I have a problem with the input language. I installed Turkish alongside English (US). But when I switch to Turkish, it still writes in English. So, I can't use any ...
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Cannot find Vietnamese (Unikey) in text input although ibus-unikey is installed

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I installed Vietnamese Input Method Engine for ibus using Unikey Engine on Application Center. But when I open text entry and try to add it, Vietnamese appears but ...
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Can I simply remove 'IBus Pinyin Setup'?

I am so happy with my Ubuntu 14.04LTS with all text mode booting and everything. In software center 'IBus Pinyin Setup' and doing some Internet surfing I found that it is about Chinese language and ...
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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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15.10 Japanese input doesn't work

I've tried to add Japanese input using this but it doesn't work for me. After restart I've no ibus running (checked by ps aux) and no Japanese (Anthy) in text input settings. My default locale is ...
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Install ibus-unikey, but only a `Unikey` submenu item show in Language dropdown, a 'Unicode' submenu not visibled

I've just install ibus-unikey, but only a Unikey submenu item show in Language dropdown, a Unicode submenu not visibled. How can i show it?
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Input methods do not work

I need to use English, Chinese and Spanish input methods on my computer. Both the Chinese and Spanish input methods: show icon but they do not work They currently function exactly the same as ...
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sometimes my terminal stops typing in other languages?

I use English, Japanese, and Korean and sometimes when typing in the terminal, it stops accepting the other languages when I switch to them, and only types in English and then I have to close down ...
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Unknown keyboard language

I'm a Linux newbie and I'm struggling with defining my keyboard setting. I googled and tried many solutions but didn't solve my problem. By system settings, I have Croatian keyboard but that isn't ...
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Typing in Chinese with a Dvorak layout

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04, and have Pinyin working as an input. However, I use the Dvorak layout and haven't been able to find a way to input Pinyin using the Dvorak layout - it defaults to QWERTY. Any ...
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Unable to install software from ubuntu software center

I am bangladeshi . My mother language is bangla . so I badly need a bangla typing software. The name of the software is ibus-avro . when I try to install it from software center I am getting the ...
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Gnome3 info bar displays keyboard language wrong

Gnome3 does not display the correct keyboard language. I usually switch between German and Swedish. The changing with the shortcutSuper + Spacebar works. However the Gnome3 info bar always shows de (...
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Can't change keyboard layout after upgrading to 15.04

I have several languages installed on my Ubuntu - English, Russian and Ukrainian. When I had Ubuntu 14.04 - everything worked as expected. Then I upgraded to 15.04 and had to add missing languages, ...
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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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Add Persian to Xubuntu 14.04

How can I add Persian to Xubuntu? It is an interesteing point, Xubuntu supports Persian language, and the titles and menu change to Persian. But, I did not find any where yet, to change the INPUT ...
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Per-app language switching does not working

I tried to change it in Text entry settings to allow using different language per app, but changes does not have any effect, maybe I have some package missing or some daemon not running?
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New m17n input method does not show up

When I save https://github.com/sanskrit-coders/m17n-db/blob/master/MIM/kn-optitransv2.mim as /usr/share/m17n/kn-optitransv2.mim , give global read permissions and restart the computer, I am not shown ...
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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? Thanks....
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Mysql console client do not take non-ASCII characters

I use Ubuntu 15.04 and mysql client 5.6 My locale is $ locale LANG=ru_RU.UTF-8 LANGUAGE=ru:en LC_CTYPE="ru_RU.UTF-8" LC_NUMERIC=ru_RU.UTF-8 LC_TIME=ru_RU.UTF-8 LC_COLLATE="ru_RU.UTF-8" LC_MONETARY=...
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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, recommended"))...
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Where is input source in ubuntu gnome 15.04 [duplicate]

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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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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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 “...