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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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123 views

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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268 views

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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462 views

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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1answer
250 views

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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1answer
431 views

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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1answer
365 views

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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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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336 views

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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1k views

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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1answer
1k views

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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2k views

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?
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1answer
262 views

Quick-Change of Language Environment

I'm learning French, and one thing I would like to do is to quickly switch the entire interface between English and French without logging in/out. Same idea as changing the keyboard layout, except ...
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3answers
32k views

How do I get Chinese input to work?

How do I configure Ubuntu to input Chinese?
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2answers
2k views

How do I input text in Tamil?

I would like to type a non-Latin script Language Tamil in Ubuntu 10.10 I have installed , iBUS , added all the tamil packages in synaptic , and installed tamil in Languages support , I still can't ...
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Urdu Font and Typing (Phonetic) [closed]

I am trying to setup a Ubuntu desktop for my Grand Father :-) who wants to type Urdu, he does this on Windows XP / Vista / 7 at the moment but as he isn't too internet literate he gets infected by all ...
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What do the 4 keyboard input method systems mean?

I am trying to install another language support (in addition to the default US). Checking that language checkbox in "Install / Remove Languages..." wasn't too difficult. :) But now I want to add ...
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5answers
1k views

How do I switch to another language?

How do you switch Ubuntu to another (human) language without reinstalling it?