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Bengali characters messed up in ubuntu terminal

I am running ubuntu 16.04. I can type in bengali in gedit on my system. But when I try to type bengali in terminal the output is messy like this: Bengali letters are copy-pasted from Google Bangla ...
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Ubuntu phone - Latvian text input method

I purchase Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu edition. I had imagined that the Latvian user interface language also includes Latvian text input method but I feel very disappointed that such a possibility is not ...
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Changing input method (language) works in Unity but not in Mate

I use Ubuntu 16.04 in English and Hebrew, and keep it up to date. I started looking at alternate DE's and installed Mate. In Unity changing between the languages works either by pressing Alt + Shift ...
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Can't add accents in certain apps

In certain programs, I can't add accents. In most programs and packages, I just press ´, and then a, turning it to an á. In other packages it doesn't work: In Telegram Desktop it turns into an a ...
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Cannot input Vietnamese(Unikey)!

So here's the problem. I just installed Kubuntu 16.04 amd64 on my laptop. It just seems I can't input Vietnamese into any application although I've installed ibus-unikey, started it's daemon, ...
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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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How to switch between input-source modes through Terminal?

I have looked at the answers to the question How do I change keyboards from the command line?, however I have found that even though they indicate how to switch input-sources through Terminal, they do ...
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Fcitx “Extra key for trigger input method” changes back to default after restart

Using Ubuntu 15.10. Configuring input using the 'Input Method Configuration' screen. Whenever I change "Extra key for trigger input method" it works for only that session. Once I restart the computer ...
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How to add accents etc to letters using the “English (UK)” input source?

How can I use the "English (UK)" input source on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18 to add accents etc to letters?
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How to get Japanese Kanji characters as an input mode?

I am learning Japanese and I have found that after installing Japanese (Anthy) through the gnome-control-center that I have several input modes available to type with now under that, Hiragana, ...
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How to switch between Japanese input sources without all text being deleted from previous input source?

I am learning Japanese so I have installed Japanese (Anthy) through the gnome-control-center, but I have discovered something rather annoying, if I am typing in Hiragana and then I need to switch to ...
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How I can deactivate the Ibus Input Method on Ubuntu Gnome?

I need to deactivate for use office on Wine. The option don't shows up when I go to Region & Language, this option appears on Ubuntu Unity, but don't on Ubuntu Gnome
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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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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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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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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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How can I disable input methods for gnome-terminal on Ubuntu 15.10?

Until yesterday, on Ubuntu 15.04, I could disable input methods on gnome-terminal by: XMODIFIERS=@im=none GTK_IM_MODULE=xim gnome-terminal However, after upgrade to Ubuntu 15.10, it looks like ...
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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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How can I find ibus-googlepinyin?

I have installed googlepinyin input in ubuntu 14.04 LTS. But I can't find the googlepinyin input in the IBus Preference setting as following: I have selected an input method in the settings and I ...
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FCITX pinyin input menu doesnt appear

I ham running fcitx in 15.04 XFCE Ubuntu (XUbuntu) and my fcitx daemon is working fine for both Chewing and Google Pinyin input, however the menu with pinyin entries never shows up when I type. So for ...
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Can't get into desktop after messing with input method settings

I wanted to use fcitx as the input method framework in Xubuntu desktop and made the changes using im-config. After the change I restarted X Server and can't get into desktop. I tried rebooting, ...
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Prevent fcitx autostart

I would like to prevent the fcitx input method selection tool from starting automatically. I have an up-and-running fcitx with Chinese sogoupinyin installed on my system. If I restart the computer ...
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Can't add new input method

I use Ubuntu with LXDE and it's version is 14.04 LTS. Whenever I try to edit my input methods I can remove them but I can't add a new one. I have only English input method and I want to add Turkish ...
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Typing chinse pinyin is borked

So in chinse, the phrase "How are you?" in pinyin is: nihaoma? However, when I try to enter it in, I get this: And the words are broken. Also, the text "so" is: zheme However, it comes ...
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uni gitanjali in lubuntu

In Ubuntu we have multiple choice to type in Bengali language. We change our keyboard to Bornona, uni gitanjali, or some other. But in Lubuntu it is a kind of pain. Is there any option so that I can ...
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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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Tamil phonetic typing in edubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

i trying follow yours step to setup tamil phonetic in edubuntu 14.04. But i still cannot get tamil phonetic in text entry list. may i get your advice sir.
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Input source of Text entry Ubuntu 15.04 unavailable

I've installed the ibus-unikey package, but I can't use Vietnamese (Unikey) (Ibus) Method. It's not available. I tried to remove and reinstall the package, but this problem happens again. Please see ...
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When Chinese ibus input is on, selecting text on Firefox textareas makes the text disappear

The selected text does not have be Chinese characters, any character just disappears. The problem happens both on: mouse drag ctrl + A selection methods. I installed the Chinese input through ...
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Create custom table based input in FCITX

To be able to input common Unicode characters, I want to create my own input method. I would like to use FCITX, because I am already using it for Sogou-pinyin. I have tried to follow the guide here ...
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Custom composer key combination + Anthy

I am able to use custom composer key sequence like described here: How can I add a custom compose key sequence? Using this method needs to export GTK_IM_MODULE="xim". But doing so will disable IBus ...
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how to type special characters in wijesekara layout ? [duplicate]

I have used wijesekara layout with windows xp. at there i could use alt+num to type the keys that are not in the keyboard. but now in ubuntu wijesekara layout it seems that this doesn't work. how can ...
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lubuntu 14.10: Coniguration for anthy/Japanese input

I have a fresh install of lubuntu 14.10. Unfortunately, I cannot find the configuration for enabling the hiragana-input (any longer). Previously, I had no problems setting it up on lubuntu 13.10, and ...
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Ubuntu Studio 14.04.01 input method app missing in notification area

I just installed Ubuntu Studio 14.04.1 on a machine but I don't see the input method app in tray like in the normal ubuntu distro. How do I enable it? There is no such option to display it in the ...
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The application Keyboard input Methods has closed unexpectedly

I get this message: "The application Keyboard input Methods has closed unexpectedly" immediately After I log in. It has been happening more recently. Please help, Thanks
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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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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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Tamil phonetic typing

The methods described to turn on phonetic typing is not worked in Ubuntu 14.04. I'm unable to see keyboard input methods in dash even after installing ibus-m17n . When clicking input method in dash, ...
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Ibus input method preferences window not showing in Ubuntu 14.04

After installing IBUS and pinyin input method, I want to set the preferences for this particular input method. It should be something like "Using Traditional Characters in the IBus Pinyin IME" in this ...
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unable to remove text entry from systray

I am using Ubuntu 14 and I have created a custom ibus m17n(.mim file) input source and everything was working fine. But now I am unable to delete it ( it doesn't show up in Text Entry settings), ...
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What is the “Input Method” application used for?

"Input Method" or "Im-Config" is an application installed by default on 14.04. What does it do? What do people typically use it for? Why did ubuntu see it as necessary to install by default on their ...
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Input methods missing in gnome-terminal context menu

On ubuntu 14.04. For gnome-terminal, I right click in the terminal window I get the context men but without Input Methods. What should I do to have it there?
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How do I remove the “Switch Input Method” icon from my desktop?

There is a small icon in the corner of my screen in Lubuntu 12.04. It looks like this: The computer runs a display monitor and I need to remove the icon, I can drag it around including off the ...
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Problems with Ibus & Ibus-hangul in Kubuntu 14.04

I am relatively new to Linux, but I have had Ibus working with Hangul (Korean) input in the past with Linux Mint 16 & Ubuntu 14.04 I have just installed Kubuntu 14.04 but can't get Ibus to run ...
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Which one is better to support multilingual environment on linux virtual terminal? [closed]

I want to make multilingual console/terminal environment on Ubuntu12.04 LTS. In detail, I'm going to input and display CJK(Chinese, Japanese, Korean) on virtual console/terminal. After some of web ...
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Xububtu trusty - cannot switch to other input methods when logged in with subsequently accounts created

I encounter this strange behaviour with xubuntu trusty. I have set up ibus for inputting Chinese and Japanese for the first user account created during installation. Everything works as expected. ...
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How do I get rid of this Anthy toolbar?

I toggle between writing in Japanese and English on my computer, usitng Anthy and iBus. I just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on two computers, and set up my language input options the same as I have ...
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Can't use QWERTY layout after make IBus work with Dvorak layout after reboot

To keep my Input Method (Bogo or Unikey) of IBus working with Dvorak keyboard layout after reboot, I use sudo dpkg-reconfigure keyboard-configuration to set keyboard as Dvorak, and go to tab Advance ...
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xim and Japanese/Chinese input methods

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and I normally use Bépo keyboard layout which requires xim to work properly. I would like to be able to write in Japanese and Chinese. Is there a simple method to use both xim ...
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How to enter Arabic superscript and subcript alef in keyboard?

How to insert Arabic character for superscript Alef (like in هٰ) and subscript Alef (like in هٖ) from keyboard directly? Are they commonly used in Arabic or only used in Mushaf Uthmani of The Holy ...