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ubuntu 14.04 no system preferences in Unity

No preferences in System settings too. I am looking to change the keyboard to Romanian. In System settings --> Language Support --> Install/Remove Languages I found and installed Romanian, but in ...
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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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Anthy and Mozc works on launcher but anywhere else (ubuntu 14.04)

I am trying to setup Mozc or Anthy, as long with English alternative. So far I have tried severals methods: Complete purge/reinstall of the languages support that I need. Complete purge/reinstall ...
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Missing languages in Language Support in 14.10

I just installed a fresh version of Ubuntu 14.10. And I wanna change the language to Faroese, which has been in all previous versions of Ubuntu in the Language Support, even though it's only 1% ...
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How do you install language support? [duplicate]

How to produce diacritical (accented) characters under Ubuntu 14.04? I used to be able to do it under 12.04 by installing the relevant language support, however under Ubuntu 14.04 the only available ...
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Swiss French Language support

I'm a bit disapointed on how keyboard and regional settings are handled by Ubuntu (14.04) for our little country, Switzerland :) Let me explain : 3 main languages (French, German and Italian. Please ...
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How can I remove other varieties of English from my installed languages?

My language settings says I have a lot of English variants installed: English (United States), English, English (Australia), English (Canada), etc, etc. But I have no need for these other Englishes, ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...