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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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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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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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Ubuntu 13.10 japanese keyboard layout intercepts Caps Lock

I've installed Ubuntu 13.10 (clean install on new machine), there are lot of changes for configuring keyboard layouts and I've tried to configure it as I've used earlier: Englis (US), Russian and ...
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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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How can I get Japanese, Chinese and Korean input to work properly on Skype, aMsn and other softwares

I have installed the packages for Japanese (Anthy),and those for Chinese and Korean input. They work perfectly on most of the software that come with Ubuntu, such as the LibreOffice suite and the ...
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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?