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Qt Apps problems in Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

I have a few Qt applications on my Ubuntu 12.04 Laptop, and not all of these seem to be running as desired. The applications in question are Tomahawk, Clementine, Rstudio and Speedcrunch. Not all ...
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Bad Bengali font?

I just installed Precise in my native language (Bengali). I'd post an image, but apparently new users can't post images on this forum. The Bengali font is oddly small and difficult to read. I don't ...
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How does Ubuntu know my native language?

I downloaded Ubuntu ISO and done a clean install.Upon booting it shows everything in my native language,Malayalam(language for Kerala state, India).I really wondered thinking how it happened.During ...
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English as a system language but Russian regional settings

I usually choose English as an installation language since I believe that the original is better than the translation. However, the environment I'm working in is mostly Russian, so I have to deal with ...
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What are the contents of a language pack?

I tried to install language-pack-fr in my Ubundu machine. It worked - but I am not clear what are things that get installed as part of the language pack. In general , the language pack contains only ...
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warning: setlocale: LC_ALL: cannot change locale

I want to switch to French locale. So I tried the below command: myUbundu@myUbundu-desktop:~$ export LC_ALL=fr_FR But I am getting the warning -bash: warning: setlocale: LC_ALL: cannot change ...
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How to set up language input?

I'm trying to set up Kubuntu 11.10 so I can type Japanese. I've searched online but have had little luck. My installation is fresh so it'd be great if someone could walk me through it and tell me how ...
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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 to remove a locale (i.e. to drop it from `$LANGUAGE` variable)?

For some reason I have an extra unneeded language installed on my system (more precisely, $LANGUAGE variable is ru:en_CA:en where supposed to be ru:en, and also apt tries to load addresses like http://...
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Language Support does not run (crashes) in 10.04 [closed]

In Lucid 10.04, while trying to get spell-checking running in OpenOffice, I discovered taht I cannot open my Language Support dialog. System -> Administration -> Language Support It flashes up ...
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Language Support has an unwanted Chinese language option

When I open System Settings and open the Language Support dialog, there is an option in the list, for (I think) Chinese. As far as I can recall I have never installed this language myself. ...
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unable to set input method as ibus in gnome-language-selector

I want to be able to type in Hindi and want to set input method as ibus in gnome-language-selector window as shown on this blog http://www.pinyinjoe.com/images/ubuntu/1104/Language-Support.jpg How ...
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Unwanted Chinese language got set in system settings [duplicate]

I have made some changes in system settings, following suggestions by some users. However, this morning when I did a reboot I am unable to see English as my default language. My system is showing some ...
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how to type in indic language from English US keyboard

I opened libreoffice 3.0 (Ubuntu 11.10) and selected Lohit Hindi font in the fonts selection column. Downloaded the charachter map of English and Hindi keys as given here http://docs.redhat.com/docs/...
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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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Quick-Change of Language Environment

I'm learning French, and one thing I would like to do is to quickly switch the entire interface between English and French without logging in/out. Same idea as changing the keyboard layout, except ...
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How To change the Default Language?

I have freshly installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my net book,by mistake i choosed wrong language not a english now i want to change my default language back to my loving English I tried to set english via ...
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How do I report a bug in te language support preferences?

I installed my system using US English, but as my native tongue is Norwegian (Bokmål) I would like to use that on a daily basis on my system. More important, I want to use the Norwegian number formats....
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How to change to default english language?

I just accidentally set my Ubuntu to chinese and I don't understand anything that it says. This makes it difficult to change the language, although I had enter Locale to change the language because it'...
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Language support problems

I'm running 11.04. I want the system language to be in German. When I go to Language Support and Install/Remove Languages, I check the German box and Apply Changes. However I'm told that the package ...
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How do I get Chinese input to work?

How do I configure Ubuntu to input Chinese?
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Microsoft Office 2007 in Wine will not check Spelling & Grammar in Portuguese

I'm using Microsoft Office 2007 installed with PlayOnLinux (Wine), it's working all fine, except that it will not check Spelling & Grammar in Portuguese (Brazil). The spelling check in English ...
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How can I help translating Ubuntu One Client for Windows?

I know it is a beta, but it is planned some workaround for translations? I recognize that it will very hard to translate it via Launchpad (it is a WPF C# app) but, any other way to do this?
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How do I input text in Tamil?

I would like to type a non-Latin script Language Tamil in Ubuntu 10.10 I have installed , iBUS , added all the tamil packages in synaptic , and installed tamil in Languages support , I still can't ...
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How do I get the Ubuntu One client in my native language?

After installing Ubuntu One on 11.04, I decided to install the Windows beta. I can't use version 4 because the menus are in English. Now I can only access my Ubuntu One account using Chrome. I'd ...
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Toggling language with Alt+Shift doesn't work

On a recent install of 10.10 i can't toggle with Alt+Shift between USA/Isr, even though i can toggle by pressing the language icon on the tool bar. Any suggestions? Thanks
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Remove languages in translations?

I use spell-checker for 4 languages, en, de, fr, and lb. If I enable Spellchecking and writing aids for en, de or fr in System -> Administration -> Language Support there will be multiple ...
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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 ...
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How do I switch to another language?

How do you switch Ubuntu to another (human) language without reinstalling it?
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Are there localized versions of help.ubuntu.com?

Quando a documentação oficial do ubuntu sera traduzida para o Português? When will there be an official documentation of Ubuntu, that is translated into Portuguese?