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Why does the 'r' command change keyboard layout to US? - Ubuntu GNOME

I have Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 installed on my machine with my system set to UK. When I run the r command via ALT + F2 to reset the shell, the keyboard layout changes to US even though my system's ...
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UnicodeDecodeError crashes update-manager and gnome-language-selector

I tried to update one day and update-manager crashed with: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/update-manager", line 114, in <module> app = UpdateManager(data_dir, options) ...
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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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`Gtk-WARNING **: Locale not supported by C library. ` when starting apps from the commandline

I didn't get an answer but I wasn't doing anything and this is an interesting topic. In Ubuntu 12.04, when opening a file in gedit or if I am working on the command line in dpkg, I get returned the ...
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how to provide a localized text file that opens within the language that gnome runs

I need to provide to my users a localized text file that would open (from a desktop icon) in the language that gnome is running. How I do that ? I am running Lucid Ubuntu Thanks !!
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Monday as first day in Gnome-Shell (instead of Sunday)

I've been dealing with different regional settings (US, Canada and other locations in English, as well as other countries and languages), but I cannot get Gnome-shell Calendar to begin with Monday, ...
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Strange display language in gnome shell [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Gnome-classic language turned into Chinese, how do I change it back to English? I logged in gnome-shell, and found that the display language is set to some strange Asian ...
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Switching between different input methods phonetic vs typewriter in ibus preferences has no effect

I use Ubuntu 11.10 and Gnome environment. I am able to type documents in Hindi by a method shown here. I installed ibus-m17n and ibus packages and have enabled support for Hindi language in ...
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How to set the different default character encoding of `gnome-terminal` from the system default locale?

It seems that the gnome-terminal program use system default local as its default encoding when it is started. For some reason, I can not change the system default locale setting. I want to use another ...
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Set LC_MESSAGES locale for all users

I have configured the /etc/default/locale file like: LANG="es_ES.UTF-8" LC_ALL= LC_MESSAGES=POSIX LC_COLLATE=C But when I enter in my gnome session the locales are: LANG=es_ES.UTF-8 ...
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How to change user's language (locale) back to English? [duplicate]

I made the mistake of trying out some settings through Administration -> Language Support. Now my user account has LANG set to fi_FI.utf8, even though I want to use en_US.utf8. (This is kind-of a ...
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How to set Monday as the first day of the week in GNOME Calendar applet?

What is the recommended way to change the first day of the week to Monday (instead of Sunday, as in the screenshot below)? I couldn't find anything related in Clock Preferences, nor in System -> ...