Questions that relate to the use of different languages in Ubuntu

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input method fail to work on browser/libreoffice and other applications (works on system)

I have been using 14.04LTS since last year. I uses a few different input methods for Traditional Chinese characters. One of them is the "yong" input method, and also the "quick-classic" provided by ...
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How to install a language pack in Ubuntu Phone Aquaris BQ 4.5

I have bought a new Ubuntu phone, and I want to install language-pack-br. On the nexus it was: sudo apt-get install language-pack-br How can I do it on my new device (Ubuntu Phone Aquaris BQ ...
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Firefox first tab weird language

When launching Firefox through Terminal with: firefox I get this output: (process:10923): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: assertion 'sys_page_size == 0' failed 1427987784903 addons.manager ...
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How to set languages/shortcuts from config files or command line?

I need to provision several Ubuntu 14.04/14.10 desktops. Most things I've been able to provision easily because they can be set in config files or from the command line. But I'm having trouble with 2 ...
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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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Type chinese PinYin with tones

I am trying to write chinese characters and pinyin with indicated tones. Setting up chinese Characters with pinyin input was failry easy. Just adding Chinese as a language and then Chinese - ...
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Change language of the gnome shell overview

I noticed that the search results of settings in the gnome shell overview stay in English although my system language is German. I doesn't really disturb me but I'm wondering a bit why this happens. ...
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How can I change Calendar's Language and adjust Time and its Format?

Language on calender is not english and time is wrong and 24hr format.I dont know how to change it.I selected Georgia as my state but on map it showed maybe USSR ?
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Change Default Font for a Specific Language

Is there any way to change the default font for a specific language like Persian/Farsi? I don't want to change the whole font system. I like Ubuntu Font very much but the Persian/Farsi version is very ...
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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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Firefox Cannot Display Chinese

I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I open a Chines web page, for example, this in Firefox, I got all crazy symbols. How to ask Firefox to display Chinese correctly, please? Could anyone provide a step ...
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How to change environment variable LANGUAGE globally in kde

My objective is to change globally the LANGUAGE var to en_US.UTF-8. Currently it is en:he:en. When issuing command locale I get this output: LANG=en_US LANGUAGE=en:he:en LC_CTYPE="en_US.UTF-8" ...
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Firefox default language keeps changing automatically to arabic

I am getting an ongoing issue with Firefox 36.0 under Ubuntu 15.04. Whenever I open Firefox it automatically sets the default language to Arabic, even though having never configured it to use Arabic: ...
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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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Gambas3 in English

I have Ubuntu 14.04 in Dutch. When I install Gambas3, it's in (poor) Dutch too, but I want it to be in English, as examples, tutorials etc. are in English. How do I do that?
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Tamil font issue in ubuntu touch phone running ubuntu 14.10 r15

I have installed Ubuntu touch 14.10 in my nexus 4. All are working fine except rendering Tamil fonts. I could not read Tamil web sites in any application like shorts and browser. I tried installing ...
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Wrong language when trying out 14.04

I'm trying out 14.04 using a USB drive. The first time I did this everything came up in German (which I was able to negotiate with some difficulty). The second time everything came up in Spanish, ...
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Keyboard layout does not switch after some time after startup

I have two languages: Russian and English. I use Ubuntu 14.04 with the gnome 3.9.90 user interface and I cannot switch my keyboard layout any more using the hot-key some time after Ubuntu has started. ...
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Can't write accent characters in Ubuntu 14.04

Alright. This is the scenery that I got: 1) I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 2) I am using an american (international) keyboard 3) OS is in the following language: Portuguese Brazil (brazilian ...
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What programming language would be ideal for making a note taking app for Ubuntu in which you use a wacom digitizer app? [closed]

I have some, but not much experience in programming, so I decided that now that I will have some spare time, I'll choose one language and try to master it to a level. I am not sure which language ...
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Language about Ubuntu installation

If I was to download Ubuntu v.14.10 from this site, would the Chinese language be built into it?
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Ubuntu 14.04 + LibreOffice 4.2 spell-checker dictionaries don't come up

I want to use 3 spell-checkers in LibreOffice 4.2: English (en-gb) German (de-de) French (fr-fr) My Ubuntu and LibreOffice standard language is English (UK). The Extention Manager in LibreOffice ...
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Installing Japanese language support from command-line

According to some questions, this is how it's done: sudo apt-get install language-pack-[cod] language-pack-gnome-[cod] language-pack-[cod]-base language-pack-gnome-[cod]-base Where [cod] is the ...
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How do I install Ubuntu 14.10 32-bit desktop using the Khmer language?

I am doing a thesis about Ubuntu 14.10 with the Khmer language, but when I install it I can't find Khmer language (ubuntu-14.10-desktop-i386.iso). But when I install Ubuntu 14.10 Server, it has Khmer ...
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How can I log in to my computer?

Help! I changed my language on keyboard and I shut down my computer. Now keyboard doesn't work in English which I need to enter my password.
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Where is the LANGUAGE environment variable set?

In what configuration file is the LANGUAGE environment variable set? (Or how can I change it by other means?) Background: I was playing around with language settings in kubuntu and installed Russian ...
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Why didnt my system language change?

This is not a duplicate, so don't mark it as one. I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 and the default language was English, and I wanted to switch it to Icelandic. So I did, and not only did the language not ...
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English, several localizations, how to get rid of them?

For Ubuntu with English GUI language several English localizations are installed, like New Zealand, Ireland, Australia, Canada and so on. However only en_US is needed. How to achieve this goal? We ...
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GUI, two accounts to use different languages

Two accounts are set-up, one normal user, one administrative. Ubuntu gui should be in English if administrator is logged in and for all man pages, but it should be in user's language every time the ...
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Language of Ubuntu on-board guide [duplicate]

Finally the installation was repeated with user's language selected in the beginning of installation - the installation was not easy this way. As for the installed Ubuntu the on-board Ubuntu User ...
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Use English for installation, but user language in installed Ubuntu

We would like to use the English language during the installation process. After that, we want to be able to add another language. We tried that by selecting English in the installation stage and ...
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Change language to arabic without changing window/GUI alignment

I recently changed my language to arabic but I found that the GUI is flipped horizontally which is not so nice and kinda nauseous. How do I make the GUI left-aligned with arabic language still ...
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add new language to input source list

How to add a new custom entry to Text entry-choose an custom input source list? Note : I want to use a Tamil language keyboard layout 'ta-balini.mim'.
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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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How do I change the language of games on Steam? [closed]

I'm in love with Valve for providing games on Linux! But here is the problem: I'm French and would like to have games in my native language (I have the problem with DOTA and Borderlands 2). How can I ...
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Which compiler i have to use to understand C behaviour exact behaviour

I am confused regarding with the c compilers. as per my knowledge for a programmer the code is not important but the internal behaviour is very important.cause if we know how the compiler behaves for ...
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Language Compatibility on Ubuntu Desktop

Will I be able to see and write other language on Ubuntu desktop? Where do I download the language and how do I install it?
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IBS Chinese pinyin input candidates appear at bottom of screen

So I got ibs pinyin working on Ubuntu, but the input candidates appear at the bottom of my screen not near the cursor where they're supposed to. This is quite annoying as you gotta look in two ...
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Choose Languages for Spellcheck

I speak a number of languages and switch between them all the time. The user interface usually stays set to English and I switch the spell-check to the appropriate language. To this end, I went to ...
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Ubuntu GNOME 14.10 can't use multiple languages

I recently updated to UBUNTU GNOME 14.10 GNOME version 3.14.1. I tried adding more languages to the keyboard such as Hebrew, It let's me add it, but when I am changing the language it does show in ...
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App interface language?

Since i installed ubuntu 14.04 x64 , some programs are partially with chinese or japanese characters. I`ve updated system language , but it still not correct.My system is in portuguese Brasil, many ...
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Adding A Language support on My Os

I have a custom font in My language, I want to integrate that to the language option in Ubuntu . How could I Do that ?
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 - on the fly change operating system language while remotely support required

In Windows 8.1, OSX 10.9.4 and all other OS we cant do on the fly change operating system languages. We have purchased hardware from Japan, China, India etc etc for Europe, where organisation only ...
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Problems with the keyboard layout

I have the following problem: The distribution of my keyboard is Spanish (Latin America) however sometimes when I turn on my laptop the layout is English (US), even when in the keyboard setup says ...
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Cyrilic characters displayed in some applications on Lubuntu 14.04

I'm a newcomer to Lubuntu - just started using it one month ago since I needed a lightweight OS for a really modest netbook I managed to fix, and I got a recommendation from a friend. Loving it so ...
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Unable to install any application. While installing language pack it throws error

Lenovo-G570:~$ sudo apt-get install language-pack-en [sudo] password for parmeet: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done language-pack-en is ...
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English menus, but German keyboard setting

every time I start my computer up, the English keyboard setting is active, and I have to change back to the German (Switzerland) one. I want to keep my Computer as English as possible (e.g. English ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04: language switch between first/last source

In older versions of Ubuntu I used to switch between languages using last/first sources (e.g. Caps Lock always turn on English and Shift + Caps Lock switches to Russian, no matter what current ...