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How to add arabic keyboard to Galaxy S3 [on hold]

I have a Galaxy S3 and I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it. I am having a problem adding the Arabic keyboard. I've tried many times to add the Arabic keyboard from the keyboard layout but ...
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how do I go about removing all the language packs I don't need

I just noticed that in /usr/share/help I have the ubuntu help files in 70 different languages. I only speak 2, and I only really compute in one. I also noticed that it is full of broken symbolic links ...
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how to change language

after the new update my laptop was set on sanskrit and I cannot change it back please tell the way to change it to english. I tried to change it by seeing all settings
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how to change input language

I want to have the ability to switch between my input languages, but I cant drag and drop the languages in language support, because the languages seem to be greyed out, what should I do?!
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Nepali keyboard layout help in ubuntu

how to write गर्दै ni nepali using nepali keyboard ? When i type gr/d{ it shows गर्दई but i want गर्दै. Please guys help me to find out the problem.
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How can I get hunspell to use Australian English?

I use a few programs that do spellchecking via hunspell, but they seem to check against US English. It'd be beaut if they'd use Australian English (maaaaybe UK English if there's Buckley's of Strine). ...
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Ubuntu Support Communities for Spanish/Espanol Speakers?

What are some good Ubuntu support communities for Spanish/Espanol speakers?
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Is there a system-wide spell check setting?

I just reinstalled Ubuntu on a new hard drive, and now I have to disable spell checking in just about every application. Can I do that for the whole system?
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is Google transliteration input method on Ubuntu ( for Marathi) available?

is Google transliteration input method on Ubuntu ( for Marathi) available? will it work after downloading & installing 'Wine' for Ubuntu?
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application language doesn't change

I have a funny problem with my gmusicbrowser on Xubuntu 14.04. I changed the language once to Chinese (I normally use my system in German) and since then my gmusicbrowser is partially in Chinese and ...
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Howto enable spellchecking in Canadian English (incl in LibreOffice) for all users / system-wide

It seems that no one gets the benefit of spell-checking in LibreOffice on our Ubuntu computers. We have them generally set up with Canadian English as default languages, but apparently there is no ...
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Sanskrit Language Typing Help, Ubuntu-14

I had taken the following steps with Ubuntu-12 and it had worked perfect. But on a new laptop, I installed Ubuntu-14 and I am not getting access to iTrans conformant typing or transliteration scheme ...
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How to obtain an Italian dictionary to spell-check within GNU Emacs which correctly recognize accented characters?

I am editing documents in Italian with GNU Emacs and I am used to spell-check my files with ispell. I have an Italian dictionary already installed (the iitalian package for ispell), but it doesn't ...
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Switch language does not work on ubuntu 14

I am running ubuntu 14 with English and Hebrew enabled but switch language does not work. Mostly going back form Hebrew to English. After installing the additional language i set the hot-keys for ...
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Why are some apps like GMusicBrowser and LightLocker in Japanese instead of my computer's Spanish in Xubuntu?

I have a problem with some Xubuntu apps like GMusicBrowser in which they appear all in Japanese and I don't know how to fix it to show them up in native Spanish. Could somebody help me in that?
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Set default language for sudo

If I enter a command, the output is translated in the language I am using on the system. But if I use sudo to run a command with root privileges, the output is always in English. How can I change ...
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14.04 Chinese Ibus Input - No Options

getting my new 14.04 rig going ;-) Pretty happy with it, everything seems to be working great. For Chinese input, however, having a problem. I went through the typical steps, open language in ...
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List of available languages includes only English [duplicate]

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04. I tried to install Ukrainian language. When I pressed Install/Remove languages the list of available languages contained only English: How could I fix it?
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Application icons in system settings disappear after deleting Text Entry

I used to install ibus pinyin in 12.04 following steps as belows: Settings-->Language Support-->Install/Remove Languages, check Chinese item $ sudo apt-get install ibus ibus-clutter ibus-gtk ...
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Gnucash with Dutch translation?

I want to use gnucash. However I am not familiar with the English terminalogy regarding finance. Now I wanted to start gnucash with the Dutch translation, which I believe is available for 2 reasons. ...
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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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Which language is most completly translated, Russian or Polish?

My mom is switching to Ubuntu because XP support is ending, her English isn't great but she speaks both Russian and Polish natively. Which language is most completely translated, Russian or Polish?
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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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Is there any version of Ubuntu not in Simplified Chinese, but in Traditional Chinese?

I am from Hong Kong and we use only Traditional Chinese. In Hong Kong SAR, people do not usually use Simplified Chinese. Is there a version of Ubuntu that provides Traditional Chinese?
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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 enable Ubuntu to read/play Arabic subtitles?

I can't watch any movie with Arabic subtitles, I have tried to open the sub file and it displayed as all Chinese characters. How can I get Arabic subtitles working?
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Change the system folder name back to English

There are some system folders in Ubuntu including documents, download, etc. The operating system language on my computer is Chinese and those folder names are also displayed in Chinese, like the name ...
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Change calendar language to English

The calendar in Ubuntu 13.10 is not in English. I've installed on two separate machines and the language is still the same. The language system wide is English.
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Help with using Nepali Unicode Keyboard Layout ( Romanized ) and Language Support!

How do I type क्ष,त्र, ज्ञ, etc. with Nepali Keyboard layout enabled in Ubuntu? How do I localize my system to use Nepali Language and keyboard? देवनागरी यूनिकोड
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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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Where can I find ibus “Keyboard Input Methods”?

Earlier I used to activate Bangla (Unijoy) layout from ibus preference. Accessed ibus Keyboard Input Methods, ibus preference would only show up a handful of chinese scripts. I had to install ...
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Texlive-common and lang-norwegian not cooperating

I got sublime and texlive working, but I'm norwegian and want to write in norwegian so I'm trying to install that language. But, this is what I get: texlive-lang-norwegian : Krav: texlive-base (>= ...
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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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After the upgrading to 13.10, I can't input Japanese and Chinese in Emacs

I have just upgraded Ubuntu from 13.04 to 13.10. It seems iBus have been made big changes.Then I just go to system setting -> text entry settings -> add "Chinese pinyin" and "Japanese anty" input ...
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How to change abiword's spell check language?

When I change the language to Portuguese on Tools > Set Language in Abiword, it continues to spell check in English. I've tried to purge and reinstall Abiword. I have installed the portuguese ...
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How to install bilingual desktop on ubuntu 12.04

I have a question about how bilingualism works on Ubuntu 12.04. Is it possible, without logging out, to switch another language?
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How to convert typing in English to Malayalam?

I know malayalam language. But I don't have typing speed in malayalam. How can one type malayalam in English? E.g.: if I Type "MALAYALAM" then it should appear as malayalam in malayalam language. How ...
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how to parse a hindi language pdf file in hadoop running on ubuntu 13.04

I've installed Hadoop on Ubuntu 13.04. Now I need to run map-reduce jobs on pdf files that are in Hindi language (No English Language content). Please guide me on how to proceed?
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Ubuntu 13.04 can't read Arabic texts

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 , it can't read Arabic letters and words properly. that what I get when I open files contains Arabic, please notice that same files are showed correctly on windows: ÇáÞÇäæä ...
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IBus 1.4.1 input switch major lag (xubuntu 12.04)

I am absolutely sure it's an IBus problem. It doesn't want to switch, lagging for a few minutes up to an hour, from any language to any language. It is selected as the Keyboard Input Method System and ...
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Ubiquity wants to force EN language during installation

I'm struggling with Ubiquity for a customized live-cd based on Ubuntu and Xfce. Here's the thing : I removed all languages except FR (french) from the iso, everything works perfectly if I make an ...
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How do I (help) translate not-yet-localized text in non-English versions of Ubuntu?

In Ubuntu and Ubuntu-based systems like Elementary OS for example, I see sometimes text that are not translated from English to Swedish (my native language). How can I edit the translation?
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Making Changes to a Locale setting and notifying upstream

There are two errors in the locale settings for en-CA. The first is paper. Although we use metric for just about everything (distance, temperature, and measurements), we use American paper sizes ...
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users language support in ubuntu 12.04

In my current desktop is supported 3 language pack: English, Russian and Ukrainian. But when another users is going to his account works only one - English. And any choice to change language or ...
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How to change the session language on login in Ubuntu 13.04

In older versions of Ubuntu it was possible to change the language (if language packs were installed) during the login. Therefore the login-window showed a drop-down menu with all installed languages. ...
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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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Install Elixir to System

How can I install Elixir on Ubuntu 13.04 so that I can easily use it from the command line and update it easily by cloning git. I have installed Erlang 16 by getting package from here Erlang ...
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“Language support” icon missing in System Settings

The "Language Support" icon from the System settings has disappeared: (Also I can't find it from Dash) The last thing I've done was changing the keyboard input method system to "ibus". I tried ...
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Which languages are available in Live DVD version?

If there is no internet connection, which language else I could choose to use Ubuntu localized.
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Which fonts are pre-installed in Ubuntu Desktop?

My laptop runs Ubuntu 13.04, and is able to display text in foreign languages (e.g. Chinese) on websites. But this is not the case with Debian. Despite installing all locales, my browser doesn't ...