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emojis are are ideograms and smileys used in electronic messages and Web pages.

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how to insert emoji in Ubuntu 20.10

I want to insert emoji in a text so I need to know how to insert it. I have tried CTRL+SHIFT+E but it did'nt work. I also have tried WIN+., but that also did'nt work. So I want to know the shortcut to ...
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How to add Emojis on Ubuntu

Hi, I am newbie user on Ubuntu Want to ask, how do you use emojis in Ubuntu? Does Ubuntu have a shortcut key too?
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Ctrl+shift+e on Ubuntu 20.04 doesn't show emoji choice dialog by default

Does anyone here know why on Ubuntu 20.04 Gnome when pressing Ctrl+shift+e the Emoji Choice doesn't show up until pressing Space ? It is supposed to show the dialog right away according to https://...
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Twitter Color Emojis on Ubuntu 20.10

I have been unable to get the Twitter Color Emojis to work on Ubuntu 20.10, I installed https://github.com/eosrei/twemoji-color-font (fonts-twemoji-svginot) but it seems to only be displaying the ...
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libxft-bgra patch for rendering color emoji fonts

Is there any method to install the libxft-bgra on ubuntu?. In the AUR they have this "version" of libxft which allows you to render color emoji system wide. I've tried to compile It myself ...
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Broken KDE Emoji Picker

EDIT I do not understand what happened, or why, but it just works now. I've run multiple updates, so I'm thinking this was a very niche/specific incompatibility with the software setup I have that was ...
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Emoji in Ubuntu 20.04

I have Ubuntu 20.04 and installed it recently and I want to type Emoji and custom symbols but nothing happens when I press ctrl + . and also I tried left clicking on search bar but there is no insert ...
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Cannot Use Emoji within Browsers

This is probably a really simple fix, but I cannot for the life of me get emoji to work in any browser (Firefox, Chrome, Edge, Vivaldi) on Ubuntu Desktop 20.04. I can bring up the picker with Ctrl+Alt+...
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“Emoji Choice” popup (Ctrl-Shift-E) stopped working in 20.10

In previous versions of Ubuntu, one could press Ctrl-Shift-E in any text input area to activate the “Emoji Choice” popup – see, for example, these answers to “What does [Ctrl] + [Shift] + [e] do, ...
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What happened to Ibus Emoji Typing in Ubuntu 20.04?

In the past few Ubuntu releases (and if my memory serves me right also in 20.04 at the beginning), I was able to insert emoji in every application by clicking ctrl + shift + e and then typing out the ...
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Emoji disappear when I print, export to pdf, or download a pdf after update to 20.04

I recently updated to 20.04 and I love the new full range of full color emoji but they disappear when I print, export to PDF or even if I download a pdf from email. I thought it was a libre office ...
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Fixed Missing Emoji - Now Emoji Overkill!

Many of the emoji in my system were missing/weren't loading in color. I followed the directions in this post and updated my ~/.config/fontconfig/conf.d/01-emoji.conf file as instructed in the ...
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Gnome Emoji Picker and Characters app do not show Noto Color Emoji emojis

In Ubuntu 20.04, using either Characters app or Emoji Picker, the emojis in Noto Color Emoji are not available. One example is typing 'butter', only the butterfly appears in search instead of also ...
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Why I get 🇪 If I try insert Estonian flag emoji 🇪🇪 by unicode codepoint?

I want to insert Estonian flag emoji 🇪🇪 by it's unicode codepoint U+1F1EA, but when I press Ctr+Shift+Alt+U and insert the mentioned codepoint, I end up with REGIONAL INDICATOR SYMBOL LETTER E: 🇪 ...
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Ubuntu feature for writing emojis without any external application

I know Ubuntu can show emojis, but I've seen Windows 10 has this extra feature: you press super + . and then a window appears with emojis (and other regular characters that can't be found on the ...
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How to permanently fix color emoji (Use Noto Color Emoji in Chrome, Brave Browser, etc) (Ubuntu 20.04)

How to permanently fix color emoji (Use Noto Color Emoji in Chrome, Brave Browser, etc) (Ubuntu 20.04) Sometimes color emoji display correctly, and sometimes they display as black and white line art. ...
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Emoji can not show in Ubuntu 18.04

In firefox, it can show emoji. But in gedit, fcitx, or gnome-characters, it can not show. Gnome-characters-screenshot I have already install font fonts-noto-color-emoji. And I had follow This ...
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Emojis Stop Working After Restarting Ubuntu (fonts-noto-color-emoji)

Because emojis are not displaying in Chromium I had to install fonts-noto-color-emoji via: sudo apt reinstall fonts-noto-color-emoji Then emojis work just fine. But after restarting my machine ...
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How to give Noto Color Emoji highest precedence for rendering emoji (19.10)

I started with a VM of Ubuntu 19.10. I applied all updates and installed Chromium and Brave Browser. When I try viewing emoji (E.G. getemoji.com) they appear to be rendered by DejaVu Sans (black and ...
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console emoji/unicode support broken on my eoan installation

My installation went from Gnome to Lubuntu via installation of lubuntu-desktop and subsequent removal of the gnome packages, so it is a bit nonstandard. Somewhere in between, the emoji support for ...
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18.04.2 Emojis partially gone from Librewriter autocorrect

Completed a fresh install and update of 18.04.2 64-bit last week. It's perfectly fine. Except many emojis are gone from whatever Noto pack Librewriter uses. I'd like them back. Included below is a ...
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Color emojis working partially on 18.04

I just upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 from 16.04, and see that most of the emojis are working fine, but some of them are still displayed in black and white. The problem is with Google Chrome and the default ...
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Is there a way to install emoji and use them in Firefox?

I'm very new to the world of Ubuntu as you may tell. I'm not a fan of Google's (new) Noto emoji and I dislike the gaps Firefox's emoji font, Twemoji Mozilla has. That's why I'd like for them to all be ...
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Does Ubuntu 18.04 show filenames containing emojis in colour?

I've recently transferred some files made on Mac OS, and containing emojis in their filename, to my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS machine. The emojis show up in Nautilus, albeit monochromatic. Will I see them in ...
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Broken Emoji After Installing ubuntu-restricted-extras

As soon as I install ubuntu-restricted-extras on either 18.04 or 18.10, Emoji stop working in browsers and the shell. They do show up fine in applications as Gedit, but they either aren’t displayed at ...
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Why Does My Emoji Picker ibus Key Combo Fail to Respond in Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic

When I press Ctrl + Shift + e in a native Linux app (e.g., Gedit, TODO, Geary, etc), nothing happens. Why is this, and how can I get a key combo for the default system emoji menu to work? I have ...
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Can I display graphic characters in a terminal? [duplicate]

I saw a couple screenshots showing some characters displayed as graphics, like this: While in my terminal I get this: How can I configure my terminal to display those images???
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Enable color emojis in Chrome, Xubuntu 18.04.1

I have followed this question: 18.04: color emoji not showing up at all in Chrome, only partially in Firefox, installed fonts-noto-color-emoji manually, but color emojis are still not showing up in ...
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Whats this weird images in Thunderbird Mail? [duplicate]

When I go to check my mails in Thunderbird Mail I see weird shapes floating on my email. On scrolling up-down those image shapes disappears.
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How do I disable emoji input in Ubuntu Mate 18.04?

Just noticed this annoying emoji input ("Emoji Choice") popping up every time I press Ctrl+Shift+E in 18.04. I really need this shortcut to switch to the file explorer in Visual Studio Code but ...
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How to insert an emoji into a text in Ubuntu 18.04 and later?

What are the possibilities to insert, choose and use an emoji in Ubuntu 18.04 and later?
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Firefox shows numbers and symbols as emoji, how to disable this? [duplicate]

I've been digging and searching the web for an answer to this, but to no avail. What is causing this: As you can see, it makes it hard to read numbers. Setting Firefox to safe mode does not fix it. A ...
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How can I change the keyboard shortcut for Emoji picker?

Shift+Ctrl+E are invoking the Emoji picker in Ubuntu Bionic (18.04). I use that shortcut in another application. How can I change the shortcut?
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Random large coloured emojis appearing in Thunderbird email list [duplicate]

Since I upgraded from Ubuntu 17.10 to Ubuntu 18.04 whenever I open Thunderbird there is a globe icon, and sometimes also headphones icon, appearing in my list of new emails. These icons hide the ...
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No color emojis Kubuntu 18.04

So,I upgraded to 18.04 but i cant use the color emojis i tried making a folder and adding a emoji to it but its black and white and doesnt even work with any text editor any idea how to get around ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 fresh installation, Thunderbird inbox “invaded” by large icons (coloured emojis)

From my old HD (Ubuntu 16.04) I copied ~/.thunderbird and other programs to the new disk with Ubuntu 18.04 installed. All went good. I tried to install Opera. The installation was unsuccessful, a ...
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18.04: color emoji not showing up at all in Chrome, only partially in Firefox

I've upgraded from 17.10 to 18.04 and was hoping to have better emoji support. The results are that Chrome (66) is still using the old black and white emoji font, and Firefox (59) is managing to show ...
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How does Ubuntu 18.04 “support emojis”?

What does it mean Ubuntu 18.04 will "support colored emojis"?
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Emojis for other programs

I just installed EmojiOne in hopes of my unicode emojis working on Discord, but I've been disappointed, as its displaying the emojis by a white/black border (look in screenshot) Is there anything ...
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How can I see Unicode 10.0 emojis?

My Ubuntu 16.04 system will show emojis up to Unicode 8.0, but not any higher versions of Unicode. How can I get Unicode 10.0 emojis, like the T. rex emoji, to show up in Chrome and GNOME Terminal?
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Color emoji problem in Ubuntu 17.10

I read Gnome 3.26 introduced support for coloured emoji, but I can't understand how to install or make them work and where to find them. I only see them in monochrome. I'm searching but I don't find ...
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How do I configure the default emoji font to be used in OS/Browser? (it's currently Symbola but I want Noto) [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS. The emoji font I want to use system wide (in the OS and in the Browser) is the non-color version of Noto or: NotoEmoji-Regular.ttf (provided by Google) How do I ...
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Enter Unicode Symbol? [duplicate]

How can I enter Unicode emoji into programs on Ubuntu using only the keyboard? I'm trying [ctrl] + [shift], 1F1E6 in terminal but the find window ends up poping up when I get to F.
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Noto Color Emojis look super huge

Recently I forced all of my system fonts to either use Noto Sans or Noto Color Emoji. However, charmap showed huge fallback emojis that looked like this: Problem exists in Firefox and even Chrome (...
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Missing numerals in Noto Color Emoji font

I have used the following fonts.conf in Ubuntu 16.10 Unity to apply noto color emoji systemwide: <!-- First install Noto Color Emoji font in ~/home/.fonts, then copy this file to ~/home/...
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Turning on ibus in Ubuntu 16.10—and using it for text emoji?

I've recently switched to Ubuntu from Mac, and now I'm trying to make an excellent dropdown menu that displays text emoji (like shruggie ¯_(ツ)_/¯ or tableflip (╯°□°)╯︵ ┻━┻) as I type. (I've already—...
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Emoji's on ubuntu 14.04

Can you get emojis on ubuntu? Preferably without having to download a whole load of stuff. I have seen other answers but none that make much sense.
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How to replace all emojis?

I want to have Google Noto Color Emoji replace all other emojis, so I dont see the generic ones. Like this one here: To test this, I use the follow page: http://getemoji.com/ which displays "all" ...
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EmojiOne Color font doesn't replace black and white emoji font in Firefox or Chrome

Just yesterday, I installed the EmojiOne Color SVGinOT Font (fonts-emojione-svginot) for Ubuntu via the Launchpad PPA method. On the emoji demo page, all the emoji display in color on my laptop. But ...
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Does Ubuntu (Touch) support Unicode 9?

Does Ubuntu (Touch) support Unicode 9 (with all the fancy new "emojis" discussed here) and if not, what version of Unicode does it support? As you can see below, OTA-12 for Ubuntu (Touch) has a lot ...