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questions relating to the Hebrew language, fonts and possibly RTL issues

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Libreoffice Snap doesn't have Hebrew Locale [duplicate]

Installing latest candidate snap package of Libreoffice (latest/candidate 7.2.4.1) within Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS doesn't show many languages, e.g. Hebrew When installing the Flatpak version (7.2.4.1) or ...
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Modify existing language translation

I'm running Ubuntu 20.4, and I'm currently using Hebrew as my main language on my system. However, I would like to modify the existing translation, and fix some grammar issues with the language, and ...
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Return key stops functioning correctly when switching to a new language

I have set up a new language (Hebrew) in my Ubuntu 18.04. When I switch to it, I noticed that return key doesn't work correctly. For example, when i'm in any chat and typing in Hebrew and hit Enter, ...
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Hebrew language in Ubuntu 16.04.4

I'm using 16.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.4.0-119-generic x86_64) with Xfce. I have Hebrew folder names that are shown with invalid encoding: How can I fix it?
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Hebrew/English keyboard [duplicate]

I need a keyboard manipulation to switch input language. I know how to switch by clicking on the desktop. On Windows, we have Alt+Shift. What is the equivalent?
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Browser not showing fonts properly

I am trying to reach this site: http:// www.yesplanet.co.il/presentationsJSON When trying to get it using firefox or chrome on Windows it looks ok: But when I try getting it from firefox or chrome ...
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installing googale (גוגלה) children's website on ubuntu

Googale (גוגלה) is a Hebrew children's educational website designed for pre-K ages (4-5). It is currently based on Microsoft Silverlight 5.1 technology. Since Chrome and Firefox have recently ...
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Displaying Hebrew in virtual console [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu server 16.10, XTerm and Emacs display Hebrew and Arabic script fine. When used from within the X windowing system, the virtual console itself, that is not the terminal emulator, ...
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Fonts don't show as expected in firefox on Ubuntu

Problem description: I have firefox (Hebrew) 4.0 installed on Ubuntu 16.04 and it shows Hebrew fonts like so (the rectangles with Unicode addresses should be Hebrew letters): Can you suggest where ...
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Hebrew and digits mixture

I want to write some text which includes Hebrew characters and numbers (by copy-pasting them, only for mathematical notation), specifically aleph-one (without access to MathJax or LaTeX). The problem ...
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caps lock doesn't work while on Hebrew

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo-510s. installed Hebrew keyboard. when I'm in English everything work fine with the caps lock but when im switching to Hebrew so the caps lock stop working. any one ...
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about Brew command not found error [closed]

i am facing the problem like brew command not found .. I tried the installation of package that is given but still facing same issue. Can anyone please help me?
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Hebrew doesn't work in LibreOffice

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.5 with LibreOffice. I was able to write documents in Hebrew without problems and at some point Hebrew stopped working. I have no idea what caused this problem, but now I can'...
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How to make a Hebrew-English keyboard layout combo behave like in Windows?

I would like my he-IL/en-US Keyboard layoutas in Lubuntu 15.04 to behave like it does in MS Windows, with respect to Hebrew. That probably means a lot of things, not all of which I'm aware of, but at ...
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LibreOffice won't show Hebrew characters

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and Libre Office 3.5 I tried upgrading to Libre Office 4 using the ppa but failed and decided to go back using purge. After the comeback the hebrew stopped working, though ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS RDP client supporting Hebrew

I'm looking for an RDP client that will support Hebrew (which I added to my system already) Could I use the solution I found here for an Ubuntu server?
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Unicode (Hebrew) typing: Works in some applications but not others

Recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 (Kubuntu, incidentally; but I experience this issue with both gnome-terminal and Konsole). I have Hebrew selected as a language and as an input method. When I try to ...
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pdflatex can't compile after 14.04 upgrade

I recently upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, and now I'm in the process of fixing some broken applications :( My latest problem is with pdflatex (used through Lyx), after upgrading I don't seem to be ...
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Ubuntu in Israel?

Is it possible to use Ubuntu in Israel? Someone in Israel would use the hebrew keyboard and probably the Hebrew calendar. Is it therefore possible to use the Hebrew calendar in Ubuntu? Is it possible ...
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How to enable Right-to-Left in Basket Note

I'm using basket note for my studies, which is in Hebrew. With Ubuntu 13.04 and older I could have switched from LtR to RtL easily by clicking R Ctrl+R Shift. It doesn't work anymore... Any idea on ...
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Text justification in gtk.MenuItem

I'm writing an appindicator python script for my Gnome panel (under Ubuntu 12.10, English as the system-wide language) with a gtk.Menu, containing MenuItem's with Hebrew labels. The text is correctly ...
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Switching to Right-to-left in 13.10 [closed]

I can't seem to be able to switch to Right-to-Left which is critical for writing in Hebrew. Any idea on what I can do to fix it?
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How to keep keyboard settings using setxkbmap across reboot? [duplicate]

Searching the forum, I found the following to add Hebrew support for Lubuntu (Typing in Hebrew): setxkbmap -option grp:switch,grp:alt_shift_toggle,grp_led:scroll us,il The problem is that after I ...
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How can I install a Hebrew supporting Microsoft Word? [closed]

I've installed Ubuntu for my little sister's PC, it fits perfectly with most of the things she does except for word processing. She must use MS office (and not LibreOffice as it is not 100% ...
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Using RTL languages with MS Office in Wine 1.4

I've installed MS Office 2007 in Ubuntu 12.04 using Wine 1.4 with no problems, and it works fine with the English Language. However, I need to use it to work with Arabic and Hebrew, and it doesn't ...
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Hebrew subtitles are gibberish

I tried adding subtitles to a video with gsubedit (gnome subtitles), but it's showing the subtitles as gibberish and also I opened the file and saw there gibrish. I used the subtitle also in windows ...
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Change the whole system to hebrew, not only keyboard

What is the way to make Ubuntu in hebrew, after I installed it?
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rtl text in emacs

I'm using emacs to write my thesis. I need to create a Hebrew abstract. Is there a way to enable right-to-left text display in emacs? (the correct answer should be how can I enable right-to-left text ...
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How to properly orient the cursor for typing in Arabic?

Whenever I am typing in Arabic, the cursor skips to the beginning of the line because if it were written from left to right, that would be where I last typed. How can I fix that?
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