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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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Is there a way to use English IM with hints while using the German keyboard in fcitx?

I'm using fcitx instead of ibus, because ibus was a bit buggy. (not starting up or not showing installed im's etc.) While the German mode is completely fine and for Pinyin or Japanese IM's there are ...
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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 ...
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13.10's Text Entry Settings are missing some input methods in GNOME Flashback

I added the input method "Chinese (Pinyin)" in "Text Entry Settings" while using Unity. However, when I now login with "GNOME Flashback" or "GNOME with Xmonad", "Chinese (Pinyin)" does no longer show ...
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Keyboard configuration

I recently upgraded to unbuntu 13.10, and I have trouble configuring my keyboard. This is driving me crazy... I have an apple aluminium keyboard, swiss french layout. I don't understand how things ...
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How to type Japanese 限 (きり) with SCIM-anthy?

I use scim-anthy to type Japanese, but some Kanji words I can't type, like 限 (きり). And same with ibus. How can I update all Kanji type to Kasumi? Sorry for my bad English. Thanks for helping.
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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 is the default input method in application in Ubuntu Gnome 13.10?

Ok, this more than a question is a plea to explain this thing... I was trying to answer another question and I got tangled in a mess. Disclaimer: I am an old-time Unix/Linux user, maybe the technology ...
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GRUB2 other input methods?

I use a Logitech G510 keyboard which does not work during boot until the SO (whatever it is) is loaded. This weren't a problem because I only need from time to time to enter de BIOS, and in that case ...
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X Forwarding and multiple languages?

I have x forwarding up and running - the problem is that I want to use Japanese and Korean characters, while currently my forwarded X apps have only english inputs. How do I setup X forwarding to use ...
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How to set fcitx 4.2.0 candidate lists font size in 12.04?

I set it using gui config tool. But the size always used default 10. I use the fcitx 4.2.0 from 12.04 official repository. How to set fcitx 4.2.0 candidate lists font size in 12.04 ? Thanks
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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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In 'sudo gedit' I can not use Ctrl Space to activate fcitx input method

In 'sudo gedit' I can not use Ctrl Space to activate fcitx input method. I can activate fcitx with Ctrl Space as normal user. I use ubuntu12.04.2 amd64 arch. How to do with it ? Thanks
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Ibus on Xubuntu 12.04 how to adjust input method specific settings?

I am on Xubuntu 12.04 trying to get my PinYin input method in iBus to write traditional character. I know that there are suppose to be more preferences under each input methods but I am unable to ...
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Can I use ibus (or other input method framework) to provide an “enhanced xkb”?

I have been starting to run up against the limits of what XKB can gracefully handle in terms of layout. I am starting to wonder if using ibus I can specify more complicated ways of mapping keypresses ...
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What are the differences between the different input methods?

I am currently using iBus as input method (I am learning Japanese and Korean) which is default in Ubuntu but I don't like it very much (not sure why though). I know there are other IMs like SCIM or ...
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Are there other traditional Chinese zhuyin input other than the default?

In 12.04, there is only one traditional Chinese zhuyin input: Chewing However, Chewing has many features I do not like. The most annoying one is that Chewing randomly drops characters after you type ...
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How to type in Kannada language in LibreOffice?

In previous releases, the following packages were supported: scim scim-bridge-agent scim-bridge-client-gtk scim-bridge-client-qt4 scim-m17n scim-modules-table However, they are not available in ...
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Something about fcitx-table-boshiamy

Recently I've installed fcitx to replace ibus, but inside this boshiamy table, no matter which version, older 0.1.0-1(precise) or the latest 0.3.1-1(quantal), all got the same problem: any word ...
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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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Switching between languages in input method doesn't work after being used for a while

After using "Chinese - Pinyin" in Ubuntu 12.04 for a while, it becomes impossible to switch to English, as it doesn't respond to clicking "Input method -off" or to hitting Shift key. Clicking ...
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iBus works in Gedit but not in Libreoffice

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Toshiba satellite. I also installed LibreOffice 3.5.3.2 (along with Tamil language related packages). I downloaded the required m17n packages. I am able to choose the ...
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Can I restart X without having to close all applications in my current session?

I found when I want to change input method, I should restart X. But I don't want to close all applications. How to do that? Thank you~
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How can I save my “customized active input method” after OS reboot in ibus?

In Ubuntu 12.04, using ibus 1.4.1, each time I add input methods into ibus in ibus preferences -> Input Method (I have to tick "Customize active input methods" to edit the list), the list gets cleared ...
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How to add iBus to start up applications?

I use Keyboard Input Methods program for inputting Tamil. I need to manually start it everytime I need to use it. How can I add it to start up? I don't want it asking me this everytime I start it: ...
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How can I input punctuation marks like ellipsis?

In Mac OS X there are ways to input punctuation marks by combination of some keystrokes. For example, Alt + ; inputs a precomposed ellipsis character (…, U+2026). Alt + [ opens a curly double quote ...
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How can I make IBus not ignore ~/.XCompose?

Since UIM didn't want to play ball after installing Ubuntu 12.04 from scratch, I tried IBus, since that's the IME framework that's coming with Ubuntu by default. However, ibus-table-compose is a pain ...
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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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How to change the font size of preview options when using an input method?

I'm using IBus for pinyin in 11.10. A previous AskUbuntu poster mentioned that s/he increased font size to 14 point in Preferences. I'm unable to find a setting in Preferences that allows me to do ...
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GNOME application doesn't use the system input method

I set my system input method to gcin with im-switcher. But when I use some GNOME based application, such as gedit and gnome-terminal, my default input method is still Simple(i.e. I can type only ...
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How to combine features of different input methods? [closed]

I want to have two different features concerning input methods. First, I want to have custom Compose key combinations. I use ~/.XCompose, but in order to make it work I had to change default input ...
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AltGr keys don't work with Ubuntu in VirtualBox [closed]

I just installed VirtualBox (from Oracle) in Windows 7, and created a virtual machine with latest Ubuntu. Here in Firefox I can use the left ctrl key, while the right one doesn't have any effect. ...
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How to make a input method for my conlang using m17n?

I would like to make a input method for my conlang zɪ̀ŋ. How would I go about doing this? I made one on my MacBook using ukelele. Might there be a tool like this? I want it to work like this, when I ...
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How to change the default input method in the input area of dash,folder rename, etc

I'm using a Chinese input method(fcitx4.1). when I starting input in dash(or rename in folder), the words didn't came out. I had to right click in the input area and change the input method from ...
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Flash forms don't recognize Japanese text input [closed]

PROBLEM Ubuntu Natty Input method is SCIM-Anthy Example Website http://pigg-life.ameba.jp/ When playing this or any other flash community game it is possible to switch to the Japanese input but ...
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How can I configure a Chinese input method?

How can I configure a Chinese input method for KDE? I don't want a Chinese locale, just to write Chinese characters, mainly for learning purposes. (I'm still learning the language, so switching the ...
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How do I type β with combining circumflex accent?

There's combining circumflex accent, U+0302 (in the Combining diacritical marks block). Neither it nor the letter β are on my keyboard. How do I combine the two to write "beta hat" like this when I ...
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Mozc does not work for Qt applications

I installed Ubuntu Natty 2011.04 from scratch, and then mozc (Google's IME, which I prefer to other options) which provides Japanese input. It works in all applications EXCEPT Qt-based applications ...
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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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How to operate Korean IME?

I'm used to the Windows Korean IME... the Ubuntu Korean IME seems to randomly switch to Korean mode, and I have no idea how to switch back~ Please explain: How to completely uninstall/disable Korean ...
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How to use ~/.XCompose in Qt/KDE Apps

I installed a very nice ~/.XCompose file (which I found on github). However, KDE apps at least do not use it unless I manually select XIM input mode on all the widgets. Is there a way to specify this ...
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Do comboboxes support keyboard input in Gtk+ 3?

Several of the comboboxes that I use regularly (the box to select syntax highlighting in the gedit statusbar, boxes for choosing smart playlist criteria in Banshee, etc) require me to click on them ...
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How can I merge the different keyboard indicators? [closed]

Presently I use two application indicators showing a keyboard: input methods (iBus) keyboard layout Is there a way to make them merge into one single indicator icon ? What I have in mind is the ...
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Are there plans for handwriting recognition?

This is a big feature when it comes to putting Ubuntu onto tablets. Currently, Netbook edition works great for that purpose and the pen digitiser is perfect, but the handwriting would be a real ...
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What feature is at play when Ctrl+Shift+Alt+U,E “types” an unprintable hex 000E?

I tend to use Ctrl+Shift+Alt for my customized system-wide keybindings. When I tried Ctrl+Shift+Alt+U it printed an underscored u and waited for more keyboard input!... Some keys were accepted and ...