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Keyboard layout/language changes in every boot

I have Ubuntu installed in my laptop, with Catalan language support and I have properly set up my keyboard to the Spanish layout. However, every time I start Ubuntu, the keyboard language/layout has ...
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1answer
64 views

keyboard starting layout

I have just upgrade my system to 14.04 During instalation i chose greek as the main keyboard language when i was prompted to enter the password i used one with latin characters in the problem is that ...
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0answers
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Chrome not accepting US international with dead keys keyboard 14.04

Using 14.04 with keyboard selected as 'US international with dead keys' as my keyboard layout option, (so that I may use characters from other languages) and the system accepts text input as you would ...
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1answer
39 views

New keyboard layout for Albanian?

I would like to have at least one alternative keyboard layout for the Albanian language provided as a distro update or as part of future releases of Ubuntu. Could anyone let me know where or how I ...
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1answer
81 views

Stabilizing characters like `< >`, `{ }` and `[ ]`

When the language layout is changed to a right to left language; in some standard editing places (e.g. the address bar of Google Chrome), characters like <, { and [ automatically become >, } and ...
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0answers
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How do I change keyboard layout in 13.10? [duplicate]

I want to use Alt+Shift as shortcut keys to change keyboard layout. How can I do it in Ubuntu 13.10? Changing language in other OS, and previous Ubuntu versions works immediately. But in Ubuntu 13.10 ...
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1answer
317 views

Keyboard layout indicator just disappeared today!

Last night everything worked fine but today when I turned on my system I saw that keyboard layout indicator at the top of screen is disappeared!!! even I cannot change it by alt+shift like before!!! ...
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2answers
151 views

Shortcut to switch between different keyboard layouts (languages)?

Is there a shortcut for this, or can I create one? I'm running 12.04.
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1answer
142 views

changing keyboard layout on a Thai-laptop - into German

I would like to get rid of win8 and install ubuntu on my new Laptop. There is one question I have regarding the Keyboard. I bought this Laptop in Thailand and the keyboard is Thai/American. For me it ...
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3answers
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No language switcher

After (as I suppose) updating my Ubuntu 12.04 is refuses to change keyboard layout and only allows me to type in english. It even doesn't show language bar at the top. What is the way to solve that ...
2
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1answer
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Is there any way to see all the special characters in a special keyboard layout?

I just set my Ubuntu keyboard to Icelandic (Dvorak) but have no idea where all the special keys are located. Is there a way to see the layout graphically?
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vote
1answer
561 views

How to use different input language for different active (application) windows?

I'm working under 12.04 and suppose I have a Firefox windows active (or in foreground) with English as input language and I need to type a document in other language using some text editor. With the ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Custom key to toggle keyboard layout

I want to set the key to toggle the language of my keyboard to "`" but I don't have this option at "Keyboard Layout" in Unity, in Ubuntu 12.04. I have already seen this answer but it doesn't help me. ...
5
votes
1answer
248 views

Turn off spellcheck for cyrillic input in Empathy

I have spell check enabled for the english keyboard, but when I use serbian cyrillic keyboard, I want that feature turned off, because then all the words get underlined like i spelled them wrong How ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

How do I set the login manager to enable `change languages` at login?

How can I recompile the source to force the option to allow changing languages and keyboard layouts at login?
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1answer
2k views

Cannot write in Greek

I've recently installed Ubuntu 11.04, which I'm unfamiliar with. I think the language package is installed correctly but there is no layout switching by using alt+shift combination. Tried to look for ...
12
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2answers
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Using ALT + Keycode for accents?

In Windows, we can use ALT+Keycode (for example, 130) to get an e acute, but it does not work this way in Ubuntu/Debian. Is it possible to have the same keycodes work in Ubuntu?
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2answers
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What do the 4 keyboard input method systems mean?

I am trying to install another language support (in addition to the default US). Checking that language checkbox in "Install / Remove Languages..." wasn't too difficult. :) But now I want to add ...
9
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8answers
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Display current layout (language code/country flag) in keyboard indicator

Just upgraded from 10.04 to 10.10, and the keyboard indicator applet no longer displays the two-letter country code for the active layout. This is terrible. Is this the default behaviour? Anyone ...
2
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3answers
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What is the two-character language code for the Latin American keyboard layout?

I've created some packs of svg flag icons for the language indicator menu. I'm expanding it now, and have had a request for a flag for the "Latin American" layout of Spanish. But I can't figure out ...