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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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Input method doesn't work in unity webapps

I've installed a Chinese input method. It works perfectly in Firefox, terminal and so on. But it doesn't work in unity webapps like Twitter, Facebook messenger and Telegram desktop as well. Is there ...
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How to configure keyboard layout for fcitx-mozc input method?

I installed fcitx input method framework and the Mozc input method for Japanese (package fcitx-mozc) following instruction at ...
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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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Where can I retrieve the character Map of IPA input method?

I am struggling to figure out how to use IPA input method on Xubuntu 14.0. I am able to change the input method only into the terminal (that could be fine) but how can I understand how to type 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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Ubuntu 14.10 Cyrillic Doesn't Function

I'm using the gnome shell and i have setup my keyboard layouts to EN(us) and BG(bulgarian traditional phonetic) but the when i switch to BG it still type on en(qwerty). Any suggestions?
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Google Pinyin - See full list of characters

I am using Google Pinyin (Traditional Chinese IME) on Ubuntu 14.04. I have several issues with it. The main issue is that I cannot see a full list of characters. I can only choose how many are ...
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Customizing the keyboard layout: Associating Muhenkan to modifier Mod3

I use xmonad, and I always used xmodmap with the following script clear Lock add Control = Caps_Lock keysym Caps_Lock = Control_L clear Mod3 add Mod3 = Muhenkan while I can live without caps lock ...
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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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Disable pupop when switching input method

After upgrading to 14.04, when I switched input method to Chinese, a popup icon showed up (see the figure below). It's a bit annoying. How can I disable it?
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...