Questions that relate to the use of different languages in Ubuntu

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Sudo has a different language than non-sudo

I installed the Japanese language some time ago to attempt to improve my Japanese, however since I had not good enough language I reverted it back. The problem is that now, the programs that I run ...
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I need some help with ld not found library lgcc

I need some help with language C. Well I am trying to compile from my iPad, with the mobile terminal. So I have installed gcc , the headers and the ldid writing apt-get install ldid. It looks like it ...
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How to change the UI language on Clementine?

The title says it all, really. I've recently moved to Ubuntu, tried a LOT of audio players, and I'm liking the features on Clementine so far but... It's the only program that isn't on English and it's ...
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What program should i use to create a simple GUI and be able to draw some objects? [closed]

Me and my team we are working on a team project for University needs. What we are doing is that we are reading some values from text files and then draw some objects on screen (A big square and a few ...
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Getting Cyrillic around Ubuntu - Unwanted

I'm new to Ubuntu and I choose Kosovo as my country during the set up. That's my country indeed, but my language does not include Cyrillic symbols at all. I guess this is a misunderstanding that Linux ...
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Can not switch language with keyboard

I have added the locale language at installation. But now, When I change the language from toolbar, It still types English. System is installed freshly and has latest updates. Edit: I have removed ...
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ubuntu 13.10 - language toggle keys don't work

I've read some people have been having trouble with switching between languages and I'm also experience something similar. In my case I can successfully change the key combination to switch languages ...
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Change the language in my Libreoffice

I use Ubuntu 13.10 and I have installed Libreoffice by ppa. But it is in english. I want to change for portuguese. How can I do this?
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Keyboard language is different every log in

I set my keyboard to german - and it is the only language selected. Nevertheless, every time I log in, the keyboard language is somehow English. (This bug is similar to this one: Keyboard language ...
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Keyboard layout won't reset on new windows - Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have setup the options of Keyboard layout as shown in the attached picture. Nevertheless, sometimes when I write on my browser in Arabic or German, and after that I start a terminal (or any program ...
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Keyboard layout changes after reboot to US

Since a few weeks ago my keyboard settings keep canging to US after every reboot. I only have the Slovenian keyboard settings. Removed the US after installing the system months ago. My system: Ubuntu ...
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Cannot change UI language in firefox

I got installed Ubuntu with preinstalled Firefox. I'd like to have Firefox with English UI language. However, I got a Firefox with Russian UI. System language in my Ubuntu is English. I tried ...
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Can I permanently change the GUI language of a certain program to English?

Is it possible to make a permanent change to the GUI language of Cola Git GUI or git gui? I would like to have them both in English, whenever I start them. Is this possible? I know of the following ...
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fixing locale settings permanently

I am getting the 'unsupported locale setting' error as referenced here (on Ubuntu 13.10). However, following Martijn suggestion only fixes the problem temporarily. Opening a new bash reverts to the ...
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KDE and language support

i want to write in Arabic and switch between language using keyboard my disto is ubutno and my desktop is KDE
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What is the difference between Ubuntu Kylin and Ubuntu with default language chinese?

After going through the Home Page of Ubuntu kylin, I rather find no considerable difference between ubuntu kylin and ubuntu with chinese language set as default. There are of course some special ...
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IBus Keyboard Layout changing but can not type in my language (Tamil)

I'm using Lubuntu 13.10 in my desktop and I'm trying to type "Tamil" characters in Libber Office Writer I have installed m17n packages and installed the keyboard layout "Tamil - phonetic(m17n)" from ...
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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 ...
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No keyboard layouts are installed on Ubuntu 12.04

Hello I just installed an Ubuntu12.04 64 bit system. I am using gnome classic but I don't think this is related to my problem. The problem is that during the installation (or just after I don't ...
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How do I install the Korean (Hangul) keyboard on Ubuntu 13.10?

I've been looking around the internet for tutorials on how to add the Korean keyboard. As of now, the only thing I've done is I added the Korean language in my Region & Language system settings. ...
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Urdu Phonetic 1.0 in Ubuntu

I use to work a lot with Urdu language in my office. I got some homework and I tried to type some Urdu in LibreOffice but the keyboard layout is completely changed. I can't find many of the symbols on ...
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VLC Languages showing squares

I was playing audio tracks through VLC and I noticed that CJK Languages show up as Squares when it displays the name of the track on the VLC Player Screen, is there anyway I can fix this so it ...
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How to use English as language but belgian (or other) keyboard layout during Ubuntu 12.04 server installation?

I can't set the Belgian keyboard layout during installation without setting the language to Dutch. I really don't like to use Ubuntu server in any another language besides English, it's really ...
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Automatic language layout change for some windows

In a KDE window frame: And then: In which some settings can be applied; for example automatic sending of this application's windows to a virtual desktop. I'm looking for a setting in a similar ...
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Shortcut keys for change of input sources doesn't work

I have He and De as input source. According to the settings menu the shortcut for changing the input source should be "super + space". I understand that "super" is identical with the "Windows key". ...
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any app for learning russian language?

I want to offline learn russian (and the base of cyrillic alphabet) language. I tried "OpenTeacher" but its don't have any learning. what app can use for learning languages? thanks
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Can't type backslash in ubuntu

I've just finished installing ubuntu 12.04 and installed the missed language packages but I strangely can't type backslash as I used to use the button above the windows button, Can't figure out what ...
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Changed language to dutch and now my pictuers&documents folder is empty

I changed the language settings to Dutch in order to get grammar check in libre office. After reboot I got the question if the folder names also should be changed to Dutch. This shouldnt have any ...
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How to change AMD Catalyst Control Center's Language?

My Lubuntu installation presented a very strange feature this time: when I installed AMD proprietary drivers for my GPU I found out that my Catalyst Control Center is in German, even though the rest ...
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Language problem is causing updatting problem!

I searched so much but still haven't found any serious answer for this. I installed ubuntu 13.10 in english and i changed later the system language in greek. So everything turned into greek. When i ...
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How I can bind keys for selecting language directly in Lubuntu 13.10?

I like to change keyboard bindings directly to language that I want to use I use the following keyboard bindings to change keyboard layout in OS Windows7: Ctrl+1 for Russian, Ctrl+2 for Polish, ...
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Problem switching languages [Ubuntu 12.04 LTS]

How can i switch languages using a keyboard shortcut? I can only switch them using mouse.
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How can I change language of Ubuntu 12.04 from English to Marathi

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 in English language and then tried to change the language to Marathi from the settings window. I did the apply system wide but it still won't work. I have also ...
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Select the default language and subtitles with dvdauthor

Summary of the question: How can I select the default language and subtitles with dvdauthor? I create backup copies of the DVDs my kids are allowed to watch that only contain the main title. I use ...
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How to change month name to english? [duplicate]

My calender screenshot : How I can change to English day names or other things?
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Switch language problem in Ubuntu 13.10

Sometimes when I try to switch my language in Ubuntu 13.10, the language switching crashes for a while. I press the switch combination keys a few times, but nothing happens and after a moment, the ...
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Chinese input method without changing to chinese

When I change language to chinese I automatically get a pinyin input available. How can I access this pinyin input tool without switching everything to chinese? I don't feel like installing additional ...
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Profiles in Ubuntu

Ubuntu has profiles like Windows? If there is, for each profile can I set different language of interface? I hadn't used Ubuntu yet. Sorry for my English.
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ERROR: Language el_GR UTF-8 does not exist; use system default

I have a problem. When I open my laptop, which was installed with Ubuntu, appears an error message which shows: Language el_GR UTF-8 does not exist; use system default. Why is that and how to ...
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Is Norwegian language supported?

Can I get Norwegian language support in Ubuntu? I don't want to get an operating system that doesn't support my language. I also wonder if I can type in Norwegian, can I do that? Can I install Ubuntu ...
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How to display page number in Bangla Language in LibreOffice Writer?

I was trying to get the page numbers in Bengali Language in LibreOffice. I've tried by enabling CTL from Tools > Options > Language Settings > Languages. Then from Tools > Options > Language Settings ...
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programs launched from docky are in different language

my system's language is turkish, so when I launch a program using a terminal or unity, the launched programs are -as one would expect- in turkish. However if I launch the same program from Docky, ...
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My mythtv setup menus changed to greek, anybody else?

After the last update, my mythtv setup menus in the frontend and backend changed to greek, I think it is just a font issue because it looks like letter substitution rather than language. Either way ...
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How do I change my keyboard the language

I just installed Ubuntu 13. I need to change the keyboard language permanently. Now I'm using the command: sudo setxkbmap -layout 'es,es' -model pc105 But when I restart my computer the change ...
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Changing ubuntu server's language to english

I just got myself a dedicated server that's running Ubuntu 13.10 64BIT and it is in French language (console.online.net). Is there any way to install an English language package ? I'm a Linux newbie ...
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Can write arabic and can't read it [duplicate]

i have serious problem and i can't solve it my text editor (gedit,KWrite etc) can write Arabic but it can't read it i installed arabic package on my computer and also i configure my layout to arabic ...
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Customizing the Compose key's behavior?

I'm trying to make it so that these compose sequences produce these characters: AA ==> Ä OO ==> Ö UU ==> Ü aa ==> ä oo ==> ö uu ==> ü I tried modifying my ~/.XCompose, and my ...
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How can we add more (not existing) writing languages in ubuntu?

Actually khan academy has new initiative of hindi and urdu combining to write in roman script. and the new language will be called HAMARI. how its alphabets can be added in ubuntu? alphabets already ...
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How to type in Hebrew in ubuntu 13.10? [duplicate]

I've just installed ubuntu version 13.10 and I don't know how can I type in Hebrew, please help.
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Calendar language won't display in English [duplicate]

Hovering the mouse pointer over my calendar displays the tooltip with weekday name in Dutch, whereas I've installed my system in English. The calendar settings have the tooltip set to "%A %x" It's my ...