Questions that relate to the use of different languages in Ubuntu

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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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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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Language of Ubuntu on-board guide

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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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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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 ...
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How to set LibreOffice to suggest corrections in English-UK in Lubuntu 12.04?

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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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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How do I change the language of games on Steam? [on hold]

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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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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Unable to type in korean?

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and tried to type in Korean by adding the Korean language by using the language support and input method switcher. However, I am still unable to type in Korean. 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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Do additional language packs need to be downloaded?

I'm installing Ubuntu (12.04) right now. I wanted to know if additional language packs have to be downloaded because my Internet is very slow. I chose English as my language.
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Ubuntu 14.10 Cyrillic Doesn't Function

I'm using the gnome shell and i have setup my keyboard layouts to EN(us) and BG(bulgarian traditional phonetic) but the when i switch to BG it still type on en(qwerty). Any suggestions?
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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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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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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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How do I install the Korean (Hangul) keyboard on Ubuntu 13.10?

I've been looking around the internet for tutorials on how to add the Korean keyboard. As of now, the only thing I've done is I added the Korean language in my Region & Language system settings. ...
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Using ALT + Keycode for accents?

In Windows, we can use ALT+Keycode (for example, 130) to get an e acute, but it does not work this way in Ubuntu/Debian. Is it possible to have the same keycodes work in Ubuntu?
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How to add any language[punjabi] in Libre office 3

I am using Ubuntu from the previous long time almost 2 years. Today there is need to type a letter in the Punjabi language[named as Lohit Punjabi] in Libre office. But when I was being try to write in ...
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Default system language issue

My default language is Polish. Sometimes when system loads, when I try to search something in web browser using polish letters (ąężźśćółń) I activate keyboard shortcuts (like normally ALT+A should ...
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Switch language shortcut bug [ubuntu 14.04 Gnome]

I use 2 languages: english and russian. Languages ​​normally switched on using the taskbar When using the keyboard shortcut icon changes its notation to another language BUT the language set does ...
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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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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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What is the difference between Ubuntu Kylin and Ubuntu with default language chinese?

After going through the Home Page of Ubuntu kylin, I rather find no considerable difference between ubuntu kylin and ubuntu with chinese language set as default. There are of course some special ...
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Hebrew filenames are garbage

When I have on my ubuntu system files or directories that were created originally on Windows with Hebrew names, their names looks like garbage (question marks, weird squares with numbers inside or ...
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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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Ubuntu 4.04 and Ubuntu 4.10.1 installers crash after selecting language. How to I resolve this?

I've tried redownloading and multiple USB sticks (Haven't tried a live CD because all i have are RW-DVDs which i dont want to waste) but when I load the live session I launch the installer and choose ...
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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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UIM with anthy does not respond in normal text fields

This is on 14.04 XUbuntu installed on a Aspire S3 (amd64), kernel: 3.13.0-30-generic. A fresh install of uim (and its dependencies), uim-el, and uim-anthy yields the following strange behavior: the ...
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How to reset the language of the package descriptions

I have had German as my main language about a year ago. Later I changed it to English. Most parts of the system accepted the change. The notable exceptions are the package descriptions, which ...
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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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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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LibreOffice can't use keyboard shortcuts while typing in any language but English?

I'm using libreoffice under Ubuntu 13.10 . Using English as main language Arabic as another language. When writing English I can use keyboard shortcut like Ctrl+C or Ctrl+V. When starting to write ...
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Change Google Chrome language?

Today I installed the new Ubuntu 12.10 (fresh install) and I noticed that Google Chrome was in the wrong language. I am Portuguese, from Portugal, and Google Chrome is now on Brazilian Portuguese ...
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How do I add English-UK thesaurus and other locales to LibreOffice?

I have been trying to use English-UK thesaurus in LibreOffice but so far cannot get it to work. I have installed mythes-en-us as only it was available in repos. As suggested in some forums I searched ...
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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 ...
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How do I switch between keyboard layouts?

I want to switch between English and another language. I have tried Lubuntu and it was easy, I figured it out from the friendly menus. But in Ubuntu everything is so cryptic.
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How to change/fix system's locale when you setup in a language not official in your country?

How do I set up a global locale for the computer? I have recently installed Kubuntu 14.04LTS in english but since I am in Spain, I chose Spain as a country and then changed locale options so that I ...
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Cannot change user language after upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04. I had originally two users in my setup: one with Englisl language, another with Hungarian. After upgrade, both are English. I try to change via System Settings -> User ...
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Custom Regional formats - keyboard layouts

I leave in Belgium, I use my computer in English and I want € as my currency symbol. Is that possible in ubuntu ? My keyboard layout is US but I want to add FR language with US Intl layout, and FR as ...
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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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Language Deutsch (Schweiz) as Sprache

The language installed is Deutsch (Deutschland) and the regional language is Deutsch (Schweiz). I want to have as language Deutsch (Schweiz), but I do not succeed to get it. When I choose as language ...
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Can not switch language with keyboard

I have added the locale language at installation. But now, When I change the language from toolbar, It still types English. System is installed freshly and has latest updates. Edit: I have removed ...
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Firefox spellcheck keeps changing dictionary to es_CU even after I changed to en_US in about:config

Running Ubuntu 14.04, but happened with 13.10 too. Also tried disabling language add-ons but no es_CU is there anyway. The about:config change works until I restart.
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Can't read subtitles nor get the audio language codes in dvd:rip

after updating from an older ubuntu, when I rip DVDs with DVD:RIP (to stream them on my tablet) I have a couple of problems: when I go on the "Read DVD table of content" I can get the list of ...