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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 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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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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“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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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 ad support for Russian so ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Chromium Kiosk Mode in XSession German Keyboard?

I have a very strange problem. I set up a Kiosk System with Ubuntu and Chromium-browser. As noted in several tutorials I start chromium in a custom XSession: # /usr/share/xsessions/kiosk.desktop ...
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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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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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german words in ubuntu /usr/share/dict

I found some stuff in ubuntu package installer: old-german, and german-medical library. But these are not what I am looking for. I need a words list (with more than 100K words) of standard german ...
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Comprehensive list of Czech words in ubuntu /usr/share/dict [closed]

I need a comprehensive list of Czech words. By comprehensive, I mean a list (one word per line) that has more than 70K words at least covered. Is there a way to add Czech to /usr/share/dict? I cannot ...
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How to use Amharic EZ+ keyboard layout in Ubuntu 14.04?

How do I use the previously available Amharic EZ+ keyboard layout in Ubuntu 14.04? The default keyboard for Amharic lacks the vowels or I just can't find them here is the keyboard layout that I have ...
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Is there any way to select India English as the regional format in Ubuntu GNOME?

In Regional and Language Settings in GNOME Control Centre (System Settings) in Ubuntu GNOME, there is no option to select India English as the regional format, although the language-pack*en* packages ...
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Avro-Keyboard Bengali not working in Xubuntu 14.04

I have installed avro-keyboard in Xubuntu 14.04 LTS. I can see the avro-keyboard's icon in the status bar but when I am trying to write anything I could not see anything . I tried the same procedure ...
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KMFL not working with either SCIM or IBUS, ubuntu 14.04

I recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, 64-bit. I found that after the upgrade, SCIM was no longer reading the KMFL folder, and associated KMN files, with the result that I am no longer able to type ...
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Ubuntu Start Page in Firefox Language changed suddenly

Suddenly on the Ubuntu Start Page in Firefox English has been changed to Spanish. How do I reset to English?
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How to install Norwegian keyboard and spelling?

I'm using a bq aquaris ubuntu phone and I really need norwegian spell check and norwegian keyboard. How can I install this thinks ?
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English Language with Euro as Currency

I want to use English as my system language but don't want to use the US American date format because it sucks. So I use English UK which comes with pound sterling as currency and a slightly less ...
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Problem With Resizing Window In Ubuntu with different system language

My newly installed OS is Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS 64bit (default system language is Deutsch). In the previous version I was using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in English as default system language, and newly installed ...
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Options written in greek alphabets & not english

Actually I'm kind stuck as programs have all the options written using Greek alphabets instead of English alphabets. It is hard enough to navigate through tools. I have just started using Ubuntu ...
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The latest version of translations

How can I get the latest versions of translations for Ubuntu? In Launchpad I can see that there are many improvements for translations in my language, some of them were made even a year ago (Uzbek ...
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Fully translated languages

How many languages are available for Ubuntu distributions? (such as Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Trusty Tahr) I am looking for something like this: ...
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Can't switch 3 languages: English-US (as base), Russian and Ukrainian. Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty (desktop:Unity)

In answers with tag "keyboard-layout" I don't found my case so have to ask. I'm using three languages: English-US (as base), Russian and Ukrainian installed. Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty (desktop:Unity) allow ...
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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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How to check spell different languages at the same time?

I went to System Preferences > Language Support. My active languages for menus and windows are English, German and Spanish. (Spanish as a first choice). But when I write in english or german I get the ...
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Using different language keyboards like MacOS

There are many questions like this one but this one is mine. It's also different from any others that I see, even as I'm typing this up and seeing "Questions that may already have an answer." What I ...
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Applying Spanish as the System-wide Language

I've installed Spanish through Language Support in System Settings, but it cannot be selected in the: System Settings -> Language Support -> Language, list. To verify, I clicked on the ...
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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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How to use Tamil typewriter keyboard in ubuntu?

I have enabled the tamil keyboard in Ubuntu 14.04: I activated all the Tamil keyboards: none of the keyboards support real Tamil Typewriter layout. like, in typewriter first we have to type ் ...
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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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Calendar and file manager partly in German

Ubuntu 14.10, installed in English, with Belgian keyboard. No additional languages installed. Everything is displayed in English as expected but some parts appear in German: the calendar and the ...
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Special characters (Swedish) don't work in Chromium

In Swedish there are three extra letters (åäö) in the alphabet that function perfectly in every other application in Xubuntu 12.04 except for Chromium (I can type them in the Terminal but they show up ...
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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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Enabling SIL phonetic Biblical Hebrew keyboard

Looking through /usr/share/X11/xkb/symbols/il under Ubuntu 14.10, there are several Hebrew keyboard layouts defined: “Hebrew”, “Hebrew (lyx)”, “Hebrew (phonetic)”, “Hebrew (Biblical, Tiro)”, and ...
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Checkout only between two last languages [duplicate]

Hi on my OS i have three languages. When i change it by shortcut i get next language. English -> Russian -> Hebrew And again start from first language. But most of the time i use only two ...
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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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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 ...