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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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No language switcher

After (as I suppose) updating my Ubuntu 12.04 is refuses to change keyboard layout and only allows me to type in english. It even doesn't show language bar at the top. What is the way to solve that ...
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Need Help using a Japanese Keyboard(Not IME) in Ubuntu 12.10

I am using an old X60 that I bought from Japan. Naturally, it has a Japanese keyboard. When installing 12.10, I chose the closest keyboard layout I could find: Japanese(OADG 109A). But somehow my ...
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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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Can't see the installed languages

I have installed the Turkish, Bulgarian and French language packs from Systems Setting->Language Support and pressed the Apply button. I have even restarted the system several times but no success. I ...
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Can't find “Spellchecking and Writing Aids”setting?

Can't find "Spellchecking and Writing Aids"setting in Language support anymore in Ubuntu 12.4, how could i change this setting now ?
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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu language in Kubuntu 16.04

I've made an upgrade from Kubuntu 14.04 to 16.04 it worked ok. But later I got a message that said something like "Language support is not complete do you want to install now?" If I accept, the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can Ubuntu translate an App to English

I apologise if this is a stupid question I installed an App called Love Wallpaper HD from here using the .deb download As you can see it's Chinese. I can't seem to find an English language version....
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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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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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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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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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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 languages?...
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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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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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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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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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12.04 LTS How to get Compose Key to work?

12.04 LTS I'm trying to get the Portuguese (Brazil) keyboard layout to work with accents and punctuation. I tried different keys for my Compose Key (Right Ctrl, Right Alt, Left Win, etc...), but none ...
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How to keep order of words merging Arabic and English in libreoffice writer?

Whenever I type in writer using Arabic and try to use some English terms the format (shape/order) of the words gets messy and I have to translate those term into Arabic which is not useful can any one ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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No language support: New Ubuntu 12.10 Install

When i "Install language support" a new window opens but Applying changes does not move, nothing happens all i can do is cancel Tried it over and over and over and over ... I tried it again and ...