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How to set Japanese as input source?

I am trying to learn Japanese, and I thought that as a part of this it would be good if my computer allowed me to type in Japanese, however after installing the Japanese language packs and setting my ...
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How can I add multiple languages in Ubuntu GNOME 16.04?

It is easy to add and change languages in Ubuntu with the default Unity desktop environment. You just have to to Languages & Support -> Install / Remove Languages... and add which ever you want. ...
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Problem with locatization and screen output in Hyper-V

I'm using Ubuntu Server 16.04 x64 as guest in a Hyper-V. The Ubuntu was installed with Portuguese (Brazil) language. After the installation all outputs with special characters (like ã) is corrupted. ...
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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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Hot-key support for second language on LibreOffice

After using my new Ubuntu for the first few months without looking for problems, I'm starting to try and tweak some things that would make my life easier. Running Ubuntu 14.04, when I switch to ...
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Indian languages not suppoted in Ubuntu 16.04?

I noticed that some Indian languages (eg : Kannada) are not supported in Ubuntu 16.04. See this screenshot: Even with file names : This was not happening in earlier Ubuntu editions. How can I ...
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I've removed Firefox but keep getting prompts for English language pack

I've uninstalled Firefox, but keep getting English language pack for Firefox offered to me via the updater. Is there a way to make sure this never happens again? I just checked languages under system ...
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How to install additional language pack on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10

I am now running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18, and I already asked this question for 15.04, but now I was wondering if there was any change with the new release on this and whether I still need ...
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How to change user defined locale

There are a few of similar questions (e.g. this one), but they are quite old and no one give an exhaustive answer. My system locale settings are: david@david-ubuntu:~$ cat /etc/default/locale # ...
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How to change CJK fallback font?

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS from 14.04 LTS. All worked pretty fine except for an issue on Chinese fonts which I've been unable to resolve. While the font is mostly OK in system ...
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Unicode Nepali Error in ubuntu 16.04

After installing ubuntu 16.04, I am facing proper reading and writing of Nepali Unicode. Half letters are not get mixed as they should be. If I have to write प्र , श्र , त्र and so on..it gets error. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 translation status (case study)

I have been looking at the translation of Ubuntu 16.04 as project management case study and I was really curious about the number of languages which would be 'fully translated' for this release. They ...
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How to set LibreOffice to suggest corrections for UK English (in Lubuntu)?

I want to be given correction suggestions while setting a text in LibreOffice to English-UK. Now it works for English-US, French and Romanian, as these are the languages that I have installed in ...
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Does the libreoffice calc auto change command language?

I have a document made in a English version of Libre Office calc and I need to open it in a Polish version of this program the commands are translated so "IF" becomes "JEŻELI". What happens when I ...
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How to use foreign keyboard

I believe I have the keyboard I want installed (PL) and I am used to using alt+letter (windows) or control+letter (mac) to insert foreign letters. I am struggling to figure out how to do the same ...
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How to install additional language packs on Ubuntu Gnome 15.04?

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 15.04, and every spell checker on the machine, and language etc, is in English (US), however I want to change that to English (UK), and I want to add support for Russian so ...
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everything written is in Symbolic language ,cannot understand anything

everything is in gibberish/symbolic language. If I copy the gibberish part to notepad, it gets pasted in English though, attaching image for reference. Tried reinstalling language packs no change. ...
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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?
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Internet connected, but an error occurs

My computer is connected to Internet, and I can browse this page. However when I want to install language-package in the Laguage Support Settings, an error occurs. How can I install Korean language ...
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How to change input language?

I want to be able to switch between my input languages, but I can't drag and drop the languages in language support because the languages seem to be greyed out, what should I do?
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I had Ubuntu 14.10 (End of life) and I would like how to upgrade to a supported release. [duplicate]

I had Ubuntu 14.10 (End of life) and I would like how to upgrade to a supported release. I tried using booting from a 14.04 USB but the boot set up is weird...
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How to properly remove Chinese support

I have successfully installed language support for Chinese language through Language Support > Install Remove / Languages ... > Chinese (simplified). While I am testing multi-language support for my ...
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Strange russian keyboard in Ubuntu 15.10

I have added with text entry russian language support.But фывапролд instead asdfghjk.So why do I have ф instead of a?
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sometimes my terminal stops typing in other languages?

I use English, Japanese, and Korean and sometimes when typing in the terminal, it stops accepting the other languages when I switch to them, and only types in English and then I have to close down ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 can't read Arabic texts [duplicate]

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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Two languages mixed on interface Ubuntu 12.04

I'm having a problem with the language display on my Ubuntu interface, the version I'm using is Ubuntu 12.04 (I can't upgrade it due to low capacities of my pc) I had English as a default language ...
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Installing Google IME

Can I install Google Transliteration IME (Input method editor which allows users to enter text in one of the supported languages using a roman keyboard),on Ubuntu 12.04 ?. I need to type in ...
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Time language not changing in kubuntu 15.10

In regional setting language is Eng-US. But not working in displaying time.
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No time on gnome panel after messing up with system languages (14.04)

I had a few languages installed on my machine. I recently wanted to delete all of them and keep only English. Evidently something went bad in the process, because after deleting them, the applet ...
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What exactly is a language pack?

At the end of installation, when the UI says "Downloading language packs", what are the different languages downloaded?
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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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Install/Remove Language show only English, no other choice

So my question is, when I want to choose other language to install, it shows only English installed (checked), but what I can see in the other posts, there is a list of languages that allows user to ...
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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 to display characters in (virtualbox) TTY?

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 in VirtualBox, but can't get Chinese chars to display correctly. Here's what chars that should be Chinese look like: I've done everything I could, including: sudo apt-get ...
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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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How to invoke application from unity dash by its name in another language instead of by its command

I use different keyboard languages but I suppose unity dash runs applications by tying only English names by default. Is it possible to invoke applications also using user-set names in other ...
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Using IBUS for multiple language input

A month ago or so I migrated from Mint 17.2 to Ubuntu 15.04 and am not regretting it at all, apart from one thing that's pretty annoying and I truly hope It's changeable. I type in more than 1 ...
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Adding language support on Lubuntu 15.04

Tried to add Russian language support (need to have Rus locale, guess this is it), but having following error message: "Could not install the full language support [Errno 2] No usable temporary ...
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Ubuntu Chinese Encoding Problem

I'm using an Ubuntu 15.04. I want my system to recognize both GB.18030 by default. It is currently showing software title bars in some strange blocks and stuff. I have installed the Chinese support, ...
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Per-app language switching does not working

I tried to change it in Text entry settings to allow using different language per app, but changes does not have any effect, maybe I have some package missing or some daemon not running?
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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 ...
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New m17n input method does not show up

When I save https://github.com/sanskrit-coders/m17n-db/blob/master/MIM/kn-optitransv2.mim as /usr/share/m17n/kn-optitransv2.mim , give global read permissions and restart the computer, I am not shown ...
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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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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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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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Inconsistent dialogue box language support for Indian language?

I'm using Indian Language (Marathi) text to search some content in calc with 'find and replace' dialogue box. But when I type Devanagari text in this dialogue box, sometimes I can see the text ...
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How to repair screenshots after changing language?

My Ubuntu can't take screenshots since I changed the UI language. I think the problem could be the directory names has already changed e.g. from Desktop > Bureau. Any idea how to solve this? I really ...
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How to install, select and use different keyboard layouts of the same language in Lubuntu?

In Lubuntu's Language Support application I see no way of differentiating between different types of the same language (English US, UK, etc) nor between different types of keyboard layouts for the ...
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Cannot get new language support working on Ubuntu 14.10

I am running Ubuntu 14.10. And at the moment I have got Russian and English (UK) installed on my computer. I installed them through System Settings > Language Support. But now I want to add Korean ...