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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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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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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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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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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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How does language support work in Lubuntu?

There are a few things that I do not clearly understand concerning the way languages and language-related features are used in Ubuntu. (I'm in Lubuntu.) They are all related and I guess I can post ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Random UI language feature

I study several foreign languages at the same time and I would like to have a feature of random interface language switching during GUI login. I find it easy and natural to learn languages that way, ...
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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 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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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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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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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 ...