The tag has no wiki summary.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
2answers
17 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

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?
0
votes
0answers
20 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
37 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
103 views

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...
0
votes
2answers
80 views

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, ...
0
votes
1answer
209 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
39 views

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), ...
0
votes
2answers
62 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
75 views

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?
4
votes
1answer
118 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
660 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
67 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
66 views

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. ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

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?
0
votes
0answers
171 views

ask how to install fcitx-mozc and configure the mozc input method in fcitx

hello guys any body know how to install and configure input method using fcitx in ubuntu 14.04 LTS or 12.04 LTS? i'm already try to install but not working, so i'm unistall fcitx. I need specific ...
1
vote
2answers
214 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
135 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
165 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
126 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
443 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
170 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
406 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
125 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
154 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
357 views

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
0
votes
1answer
945 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
769 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
481 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
177 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
617 views

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 ...
4
votes
7answers
2k views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
1k views

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~
1
vote
1answer
373 views

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 ...
8
votes
4answers
11k views

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: ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

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 ...
6
votes
2answers
887 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
2k 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 ...
3
votes
1answer
236 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
681 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
95 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
9k views

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. ...
1
vote
1answer
233 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
235 views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
9k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

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 ...
3
votes
2answers
339 views

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 ...