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How to set up XFCE4 XKB plugin to remember settings over reboots?

Following this answer I've installed xfce - xfce4-xkb-plugin to indicate and switch keyboard layouts in XUbuntu. But it resets all the settings (languages I use and a switch layouts hotkey) every time ...
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How do I change keyboards from the command line?

How I change keyboard layouts from the command-line? For example, I want to switch from English to Hebrew. I'm able to do it from lightdm with the little icon in the corner of my screen.
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How to set up keyboard layout switching and indication in Xubuntu?

I use 3 different languages (English, Czech and Russian) every day. I'd prefer to switch (preferably globally, I don't like per-window) between them with Left+Alt+Shift. I'd also like to see the ...
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How do I switch to another language?

How do you switch Ubuntu to another (human) language without reinstalling it?
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How do I add Bengali support?

How to type Bengali using Ubuntu 12.04. I had installed IBus but unable to find the list of languages from the drop down list when I try to add Bengali through input method.
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warning: setlocale: LC_ALL: cannot change locale

I want to switch to French locale. So I tried the below command: myUbundu@myUbundu-desktop:~$ export LC_ALL=fr_FR But I am getting the warning -bash: warning: setlocale: LC_ALL: cannot change ...
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Is there a tool to quickly create custom keyboard layouts for international keyboard, greek and unicode math?

Is there a tool to quickly create custom keyboard layouts? For example to achieve this: http://tex.stackexchange.com/a/86559/1871 Producing Unicode characters in secondary layers, but based on US ...
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How do I turn on phonetic typing for Tamil?

Is phonetic typing for Tamil available in Ubuntu 12.04? How can I install it?
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Arabic reading error

I can't read Arabic correctly (from Right to Left) when using Firefox to open Flash websites in Ubuntu 10.10 example: http://www.fpnp.net/ Please I need help, thanks...
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Is there support for Tamil?

Back in 2007, there was a distribution Tabuntu that enabled use of Tamil on top of Ubuntu. How can I similarly use Tamil in a more up-to-date distro such as Ubuntu?
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Ibus does not show option in input method except Chinese

I have just started using Ubuntu 11.04 (any Linux OS for that matter). I am trying to get Hindi phonetic typing option to work. so far I have not been able to figure it out. Can you tell me step by ...
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How to turn IBus input method on after installing ibus-m17n for Bengali-avro?

I have installed ibus-m17n from Software Center. Selected and added Bengali-avro in Input method under IBus Preferences. IBus was added to the Startup Applications in power cog menu. In the Language ...