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Use the chinese language on Ubuntu

I am on Ubuntu 20.04, and I was able to add Chinese, and download it, but when I switch to it. I actually can't write in Chinese. It just goes through as plain English.
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Automatic kanji conversion as you type for Japanese input?

I have Japanese input working on Ubuntu 20.04 via mozc, but one thing that I miss from my Macbook is the sleek convert-as-you-type feature. I currently have to press the spacebar after writing ...
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How to display onboard keyboard for one language only?

I use two languages: English and Arabic. I would like to display the onscreen keyboard when using Arabic, but not English. Is there a way to automate this?
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Avro phonetic isn't working on Ubuntu 20.04 for bengali typing

I have installed avro from official ubuntu store ( also tried installing it by using sudo apt install ibus-avro ) Still not getting desire output. Please have a look at the first image If I choose ...
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How can I make accentuation in Greek simpler?

Recently I returned to Ubuntu 20.4.1 LTS after having tried the 20.10 edition for some time. I see the above prompting slash whenever I have to accentuate a vowel, an issue that becomes very annoying ...
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Why keyboard layout switch keys don't work correctly for the specific English/Persian combination? [closed]

I'm using Lubuntu 20.04 with LXQt desktop environment. I need to have 2 keyboard layouts (English/Persian) and be able to switch between them. I turned off input methods and am using only the default ...
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How do I get the standard Windows French Canadian QWERTY keyboard layout on Ubuntu/Lubuntu?

In French (Canada) I see: French (Canada, Dvorak), French (Canada, legacy), Canadian Multilingual, Canadian Multilingual (1st part), Canadian Multilingual (2nd part), Inuktitut and English (Canada) ...
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Chinese input not working Kubuntu 20.04

I've tried multiple IMF and IME combinations, ibus and fcitx, ibus-libpinyin, fcitx-sunpinyin, etc. and none work. I've edited the /etc/environment file and ~/.pam_environment. When I start the ibus-...
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How do I input Chinese (simplified) into text and spread sheets for Ubuntu 20.04

I have downloaded Ubuntu 20.04 and wish to input Chinese characters but I am lost. I have set up the Asian language as Chinese (simplified).
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Cedilha (getting “ć” rather than “ç”) after upgrade to 20.10

I've been using Xubuntu for years now and having the "cedilha" character properly configured, so whenever I needed to use it (quite frequently) I would type <'> followed by to get &...
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USB keyboard not writing an additional language on Ubuntu 20.04

I am attaching an external Microsoft USB keyboard to my laptop which runs Ubuntu 20.04. Although I have 2 input languages installed, English and Hebrew, only the English input works. When I switch to ...
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How to write in Urdu in text editors on Ubuntu 20.04?

I want to write Urdu in my text editors in Ubuntu 20.04? However, the language support isnt available officially and the solutions on the web don't seem to work? I would prefer a phonetic keyboard but ...
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Wrong input behavior with 2 input languages (Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS)

I installed a fresh version of ubuntu, with us and hungarian input added. I use the hu keyboard for messaging/browsing and the standard US layout for coding. Using the US layout, when I press Z it ...
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can't type persian in chromium

I installed a minimal ubuntu 18.04 LTS with LXDE desktop and when I type some persian characters in chromium it starts to mess up the screen (make full screen) but when i use leafpad everything goes ...
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Keyboard Layouts Unusable

I've upgraded Ubuntu from 18.04 to 20.04.1. I have four keyboard layouts in this order: (1) English (US), (2) Serbian (Latin), (3) Serbian, and (4) Greek. After I start the computer, changing the ...
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Cannot find Tamil phonetic and tamil99 input method in Ubuntu 20.04

I am unable to find and use tamil-99 or tamil phonetic typing even after installing tamil language support and ibus-m17n. Installation: $ sudo apt-get install ibus-gtk* ibus-m17n m17n-* tamil* [sudo] ...
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Telugu input (using ibus-m17n) not working correctly on Ubuntu 20.04

I installed ibus-m17n for using telugu input method in Ubuntu 20.04. I selected the - Telugu (rts (m17n)) - input source for the keyboard. When I type any word that contains compound letters ('...
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Keyboard layout shortcut interferes with Firefox shortcut [duplicate]

I am multi-lingual, and I use several keyboard language layouts. I am used to using Ctrl+Shift in Windows to changue input language, so I want the same for my Linux. Default Alt+Spacebar is very ...
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How to customize a language input on linux? [duplicate]

I want to customize the Greek alphabet as to be able to depict accent marks for a Greek dialect. Greek keyboard layout is already able to use intonation marks for vowels when you press the ";&...
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Ubuntu 20.04 focal - Input keyboard language

I'm looking for a way to write in Japanese so with the various characters like hiragana, kanji ecc.. So i tried to put Japanese as input source but it didn't work. I also found some tutorials on ...
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No way to have Dutch(Belgian) [edit:'Belgian'] keyboard layout working on 20.04

After playing with Ubuntu among other flavours of Linux in VirtualBox on my MacBook Pro for several years, I figured it was time to build myself a new computer and use Ubuntu 20.04 as main OS. While ...
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After “sudo apt-get install fcitx-googlepinyin” in Ubuntu 18.04.1 and restart, I no longer see the desktop, only black screen after login

My story is like this: opened "setting", changed keyboard input from "ibus" into "fcitx" in a terminal, installed google pinyin for ubuntu by: $sudo apt-get install ...
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Install mangal keyboard layout on Ubuntu

I have shifted from windows to Ubuntu and frequently need to type in Hindi for office purposes. Windows uses Mangal keyboard layout by default and the same is used in my office. I want to use the same ...
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U20.04 - Keyboard config stays in UK after all correct reconfig to US

I do all the settings selct for US kbd and locale but after reboot it still is configged for a UK kbd so hash and tilde are wrong etc. I did both the GUI and the CLI procedures and the GUI says it is ...
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Unable to change language with shortcuts

I have ubuntu 18.04 with multiple languages, I tried to set the "switch to next source" in text entry settings but whatever I set there doesn't work when used. I also tried to follow the ...
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Problem with changing language with keyboard

I have enabled changing language in ubuntu 18.04 by keyboard(shift + alt)in gnome-tweaks. But now when I switch to language#2 by keyboard I can not switch again to language#1 by the keyboard. Can ...
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Japanese Input on Kubuntu 20.04 (KCModule not found)

I'm trying to get Japanese input (fcitx-mozc) setup on Kubuntu 20.04, a task that one might expect to be simple, but after multiple hours of following dozens of tutorials, nothing seems to work: If I ...
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Switch languages ubuntu 20.04 lxqt desktop

I wonder if anyone can please help me. I have installed ubuntu 20.04. then installed the lxqt desktop for it. I want to have two langues available for typing. And I want to switch between them by ...
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One language on logon screen and system on Ubuntu 20.04

I have 2 languages "en" and "ru". Every time I log in, the logon screen requires my password which is English. When I change language to English on the logon screen it switches back to the previous ...
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fcitx doesn't have any input methods

On Ubuntu 18.04.4 When I open fcitx configuration there are no input languages in the box by default, and when I press the "+" button nothing even pops up inside of its box. What do I need to ...
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Wrong keyboard input in Dhivehi language

On Dhivehi input, when I press the o key, an unexpected character appears. The expected character is the Thaana obofili (U+7AE), and that's what the key mapping shows. But when I press the key, some ...
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How to show language chooser with Alt+Shift in Ubuntu 18.04

In my Ubuntu 18.04, I set switching languages by Super+Space, as shown in Settings->Devices->Keyboard->"Switch to next input source" and in the picture below, but it doesn't allow me to change ...
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Input language switching in password fields

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 with Gnome 3.28.2. Interesting behavior of the input language switcher. When focus is changed to a password field (at least in browser), the language switcher icon in the tray ...
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Start & kill fcitx by shortcut

I'm using caps lock to switch between languages, but fcitx seems to be not support this. So, is it possible to load/unload fcitx with japanese mozc input only by some shortcut, but for other two ...
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Wrong input symbols in recovery mode

ubuntu 18.04 I'm trying to reset pass (for learning purpose) and impact with input-language problem in recovery mode. It ask: "Press Enter for maintenance (or press Control-D to continue)" I try to ...
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Change accented letters in international with dead keys keyboard layout

I'm trying to use the English (intl. with dead keys AltGr) layout, since I have a US keyboard, but need to write italian text. The combination of AltGr+accent+letter works fine, but the layout also ...
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Ubuntu ctrl+shift is set to 19.10 to unset

I use Ubuntu 19.10 the Ctrl + Shift is somehow set to change the input method. Actually both Ctrl + Space and Ctrl + Shift switch the layout. I found this: CTRL+SHIFT+??? also changes language, ...
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How to maintain language of lock screen?

Half the time the computer locks, the language of the focused window isn't set to English, so I enter the password in the lock screen in the wrong language. Is it possible to maintain the language of ...
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Ubuntu doesn't seen to recognize language

New here, so sorry for any mistake... Long story short: I live in Brazil, so need to use portuguese language, but my keyboard is US layout. I was using Ubuntu 19.04 and the layout was something like ...
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How to enter punctuation symbols using Chewing (zhuyin) on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS?

I'm currently using Chewing (Zhuyin) IME on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. I'm a bit confused as to how to enter punctuation symbols as I type. For example, punctuation symbols I'm referring to are simple, common ...
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Fcitx doesn't work on Opera web browser

as i mentioned via title, i couldn't either type Vietnamese or switch to Vietnamese input method in Opera web browser. Everything run correctly except it. I ran "fcitx-diagnose" command and found ...
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Making fcitx work under Lubuntu 18.04

I'm trying to make fcitx work under Lubuntu. Here are problems I'm facing: fcitx is not auto-started with Lubuntu. I checked the lxsession auto-start configuration, and found that fcitx is not an ...
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How can I get a language selector in top bar in Ubuntu 19.04?

In Ubuntu 16.04 (which used the Unity desktop) I have a language selector in the top bar, next to the network icon and messages icon. Is there a way to have something similar in Ubuntu 19.04 (which ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 + Cinnamon can't have different language for window

There are two languages (at least) installed on my PC - english and russian. I want to have the language be kept after window. The setting Text Entry Settings → Input Sources → Options &...
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How do I install japanese anthy ubuntu 18.04?

Third install of Ubuntu on 3rd machine. Never had an issue getting Japanese language (kana) input, but suddenly I can't find the settings I'm used to! Trying to get Anthy installed, but it's not ...
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russian keyboard ubuntu shows english text [closed]

I switched to Russian keyboard, but when I type it still displays English words. I tried this solution https://linuxconfig.org/how-to-add-and-switch-keyboard-layout-on-ubuntu-18-04-bionic-beaver-...
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Terminal does not abide by Keyboard Layout (Language) settings [duplicate]

When I installed Ubuntu, I had a keyboard with the " above 2. Later on, I changed my keyboard to one with EN-US layout with the @ above the 2 and changed my password in the terminal with the passwd ...
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Getting the capslock to input foreign caracters and currency

I am having a lot of difficulty with Bionic Beaver inputting foreign characters and currencies. In the past I could easily change the settings to use [capslock] and then o"-->Ö, the came goes with [E-]...
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Unable to type in Greek using iBus but can type Japaneese and English as well

Because I need to type in Japanese I switched my language input into iBus as seen in this question. But whilst I am able to type in Japanese and in English I am unable to type into Greek even if I ...
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Left “Shift” key mapped to “Next Group” how to undo this

Somehow my left "Shift" key is mapped to "Next Group" How can I reset it to its "Shift-L" function. I lost my capitals and symbols on top of the numbers. I spent a few hours looking around for ...

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