questions relating to the Japanese language and fonts

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Anthy not working after upgrade to 14.10

After upgrading to 14.10 Anthy (Japanese IME) is not working anymore. It just shows the Latin characters I type without converting anything. I already tried removing and reinstalling Japanese language ...
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Display Japanese/Chinese (non-ASCII) in Matplotlib on ubuntu

I am trying to display Japanese strings in Matplotlib using python. The general answer to this question is to manually set a compatible font[1], but I am having trouble with this in Ubuntu. I built a ...
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Defautl kanji/japanese font wrong in ubuntu 14.04, how to change it?

I am learning japanese and I have a problem with the default font used by ubuntu. I would like to learn the standard kanjis writing and not a fancy or smart way of writing them... I already had a ...
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Can I install 14.04 on a Dell XPS13 (not developer edition)?

I live in Japan: a country where Dell does not sell the XPS13 Developer Edition. And I used to work in London where one of my friend had the XPS 13 Dev Edition. And, of course, I really liked it. I ...
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How to apply fontconfig-voodoo settings on Ubuntu 14.04?

On Ubuntu 12.04 it used to be possible to specify the preferred variant for CJK Han characters using a script called fontconfig-voodoo which was contained in the language-selector files. Setting ...
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How to access ibus advanced settings on Ubuntu 14.04?

On Ubuntu 12.04 there used to be a separate settings menu where one could tell ibus to use the system keyboard layout for all input methods and specify different shortcuts for toggling ibus on/off and ...
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Anthy Ubuntu 14.04 update

So I've updated to 14.04 and Anthy does work in that I can type Japanese. Thing is - everything I type goes into a little input box rather than straight into the field I'm typing in. In firefox ...
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How to change the locale in WINE for all programs?

http://timcampyy.tumblr.com/post/90771619172/emofuri-problem-solved , This is what I am trying to solve; it involves me changing the locale to japanese, THEN reinstalling, which is why I need it to ...
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How do I change the locale of Wine to Japanese on Ubuntu 14.04?

I wish to run a game called "Morenatsu" on Ubuntu 14.04 via Wine. Morenatsu requires Applocale in Windows. Can I run Morenatsu in Applocale in Wine?
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IBus on Ubuntu 14.04 Japanese not working

I am new to Ubuntu (14.04) and want to type Japanese text. I applied language support "Japanese" and it shows up in the language icon at the page top menue. I installed IBus Input Pad, also Mozc. Both ...
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Force lock screen password input to NOT use Japanese iBus IME

Since I upgraded my 2 laptops from 13.10 to 14.04, I sometimes have a problem entering password to exit lock screen: When typing in the password field of the lock screen, I see that the usual dark ...
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ibus -> preferences doesn't show

im trying to set my kubuntu to accept Japanese input, I followed this guide https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BkwgyevmSGk#t=95 I clicked ibus, But it does nothing, I cant see anything ibus on my system ...
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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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iBus Japanese input Anthy does not work in Chrome after upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 - what's wrong ?

My Chrome version is 31.0.1650.63. After the upgrade to 13.10 I struggled to get the Anthy (iBus) input back and working. I thought I had at last but now I discovered that it works pretty much ...
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Need Japanese IME with Dvorak keyboard with 13.10

I recently did a fresh install of 13.10 and enabled Japanese language support. In the past this seemed to work seamlessly with my other keyboard settings when I set up my Dvorak keyboard. But this ...
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How to correctly view htm files containing Kanji in the web browser?

I am trying to read parallel English-Japanese texts. When I open them in Firefox or Chromium, I just see gibberish like: But when I view the markup in Kate, I see the characters displayed ...
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How to get Rhythmbox sorting asian names correctly

Rhythmbox cannot sort Asian (Japanese in my case) names correctly. Is there a way to make it work? I cannot post images, so I cannot post evidence :-( Thanks.
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How can I create a cp932 encoded text file on Ubuntu?

Is there a way to create a cp932 encoded file on Ubuntu?
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Add text to image

I wish it was as simple as the title... But it isn't. What I want is to add Japanese text with right orientation (up to down, right to left), and if there's such a thing, furigana as well. Gimp ...
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Need Help using a Japanese Keyboard(Not IME) in Ubuntu 12.10

I am using an old X60 that I bought from Japan. Naturally, it has a Japanese keyboard. When installing 12.10, I chose the closest keyboard layout I could find: Japanese(OADG 109A). But somehow my ...
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IBus/mozc: how to make a fullwidth tilde?

On IBus, I've switched from the Anthy input method to the mozc one. In Anthy, pressing tilde (shift+` makes a ~) will result in a full-width Japanese style tilde instead, like 〜. In mozc, if I type ...
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How do I fix Google Earth 6.2.2 theme and fonts in 12.04?

Here is the problem. I would like to know how to get Google Earth using better fonts with anti-aliasing for English and Japanese. Don't know what these fonts are but they are hideous and completely ...
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Showing the correct font in Japanese

I'm having a problem with Japanese characters using old/Chinese forms (神社 being the obvious examples), just as in this question: Some applications use "archaic" character instead of modern ...
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Using the terminal to open a folder which contains japanese characters

I need to use the terminal to open a folder with a Japanese title. If I use - ls to see the name of the folder, all it shows is: " ■ ■ ■ ■ " . The actual title is: " 源氏物語 ". What should I do? Thanks ...
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No input method choice appear on iBus

I've installed iBus and ibus-mozc, an input method engine of Japanese from the repository on Kubuntu 12.04. Then attempted to enable mozc from Preference > "Input Method" tab > "Select Input ...
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Does Ubuntu support the thumb-shift keyboard for Japanese?

This is what I'm referring to. Can I use such a keyboard design [Ubuntu 12.04.1]?
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Anthy (japanese input) keyboard shortcut

One particularly interesting keyboard shortcut when typing japanese is the ability to switch the current input between the 3 set of characters which can be used in japanese. On Windows and most of ...
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ubuntu 12.04 ibus 1.4.1 behavior

Ibus behaves unstable, sometimes it doesn't turn on languages ( I use korean and japanese ), sometimes doesn't detect input. Version 1.4.1, Ubuntu 12.04
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Where are Mozc settings?

Here is how the Mozc settings dialog is supposed to look like: But I can't find it anywhere in Ubuntu, for instance here is the iBus dialog (note how Preferences is greyed out): Where to find ...
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How do I get gWaei to work in 12.04?

gWaei used to run in 11.10, but in 12.04 I get a blank window to open and it just hangs from there, requiring a force-quit to close. I submitted a bug to the gwaei launchpad bug report site and ...
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ibus symbol disappears for Japanese language selection

Similar to this post No ibus icon in Kubuntu, I have trouble with the ibus icon in Ubuntu 12.04. Each time an update is installed, the language selector for Japanese disappears from the top panel. I ...
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Why does japanese filenames not show on ubuntu server and samba?

I've installed japanese fonts sudo apt-get install ttf-takao-mincho and I mounted my drive specifying utf8 sudo mount -t vfat /dev/sdc1 /media/HERMES -o ...
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How can I have my Ubuntu completely in Japanese (plus the standard typing)?

hez So my question is: I want my Ubuntu to be completely Japanese. When I installed it, I have chosen Japanese as the default language.. (it is in a virtual box, btw). So now everything is Japanese, ...
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Install Japanese in Kubuntu

I study Japanese so it's helpful to be able to type it on my computer. I have iBus installed and under Local in Settings, I installed Japanese, though it only gave me the option for translations. I ...
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How do I configure what fonts are used for Japanese characters? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do fonts work in Ubuntu? I would like to know how I can control which fonts are used for rendering Japanese characters. Also, I would like to know if there is ...
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Japanese Anthy(ibus) not working for Skype 2.2 Beta? [closed]

I've been looking around for a fix to the Japanese Anthy(ibus) fix for Skype 2.2 beta for a few days now and I've been unable to find a fix for it. I'm a new user of Linux and my current setup is ...
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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 determine which font is broken? [closed]

There's a bug in the way Ubuntu displays Japanese fonts that I need fixed rather urgently. The bug is that Ubuntu displays the wrong Japanese characters sometimes. I'm studying Japanese, and having ...
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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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Some applications use “archaic” character instead of modern Japanese one

I just installed Natty from scratch with default options and English UI. I did not change any font settings. I happen to also read Japanese, it mostly displays fine but the 社 character (meaning ...
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How do I display Japanese characters with default fonts? [closed]

In a fresh install of 11.04 Natty, Japanese characters (Kanji, some Kana) were still not displaying correctly in URLs and after I followed the instructions for installing Japanese language support. ...
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XUL-based simple text editor? (to benefit from Rikaichan when writing text files)

I love Firefox's Rikaichan extension, it shows the meaning of Japanese kanjis when hovering the mouse over them. I am writing a lot of text in Japanese, so to benefit from Rikaichan I edit in a ...
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How can I type Japanese characters?

What is the way to be able to type Japanese characters? Could someone make a how-to in order to explain the few steps to get it?