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Extra keyboard layout shown in xkbmap compared to settings

If I type setxkbmap -query in the terminal of my Ubuntu 22.04 system I get this output: rules: evdev model: pc105 layout: se,ru,us variant: ,, options: lv3:ralt_switch,grp_led:...
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How to undo Japanese character input mode? [duplicate]

I accidentally hit my keyboard and pushed something and now whenever I type it's Japanese characters how do I undo it?
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Unable to Input Chinese Characters Using Pinyin

I'm on Ubuntu 22.04, and I'm trying to input Chinese characters using ibus and/or ibus-pinyin. The problem I face is that, no matter what input methods I try to switch to, I never see the expected pop-...
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Type Korean on Ubuntu. Directions for 2023

I can't seem to get Korean to work on my Ubuntu install despite trying everything. Here's a video of my situation: https://video.intcultcom.com/recordings/5EA5XQP3AeXm9AA4hkvC?uploadId=...
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Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS ctrl+shift to change language

Do you have some idea? In this version there's no Advanced Settings button in the Keybord section in Settings so I don´t know how to make a shortcut to change language.
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How can I write japanese characters?

I'm not Japanese but I'm learning the language and I want to know how to write these characters. I already searched how to do it and found Ibus-anthy but it's seriously buggy for me for some reason. ...
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Ubuntu not showing language options or input swapping after adding a language

I added Norwegian for my wife on Ubuntu Jellyfish under settings however while I'm able to add Norwegian the language icon does not appear in the top right corner like it usually does. It has ...
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ibus configuration - Selecting a language by one key

This is the fcitx input method configuration. I found the one key switch for a language is very useful than switch between two or multiple ones by Control+Space or Super+Space. I can type without ...
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Changing character input of one key on keyboard (not entire keyboard layout)

I have a handful of Ubuntu Servers (all of them the latest version) and as you know the / symbol is used very frequently. I've gotten used to my native language keyboard layout (Icelandic) but the / ...
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persian keyboard layout not present in ubuntu 22.10

i recently changed from ubuntu 20.04 to ubuntu 22.10. now when i try to add persian keyboard layout it's not in the add an input source menu. i searched for persian and farsi and no languages were ...
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Chinese Chewing input method does not work on Ubuntu 22.04

I apt-ge installed ibus-chewing and reboot the machine. Now I can type Chewing in Ubuntu search bar, but not else where. I tried LibreOffice writer,Firefox browser,and gedit. I can only type English ...
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Typing niqqud in a text document

I run Ubuntu in English, but I would sometimes like to type in Hebrew with niqqud. I've got Hebrew as a possible layout for an input source and can switch to that keyboard layout, but I can't find the ...
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Input focus go to wrong window after switching language in ubuntu 22.04

When I change the language with Super + Space, input focus goes to terminal. What should I do to fix this? Edit: This problem only happens when the terminal window is Always on top mode.
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How to use Māori macrons in KDE Plasma / Ubuntu 22.04?

I've used Ubuntu for several years & are currently using Ubuntu 22.04 - Jammy Jellyfish on a Lenovo Carbon X1. I live in New Zealand & use Māori phrases in my correspondence. The Māori ...
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How to change the log in keyboard layout in Ubuntu 22.04?

I'm a former windows user and completly new to linux and ubuntu (I had no idea what kernel, or booted, or distro was until a day ago). I just installed it to try it out. I am however not able to ...
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How to have Alt+Shift shortcut for language switching and be able to use other shortcuts that contain Alt+Shift combination keys?

I configured language switching by Alt + Shift combination by means of Ubuntu Tweeks. But after that other shortcuts that include Alt and Shift keys stopped working. For example, Ctrl + Alt + Shift + ...
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Finding config file for foreign language toggle hotkey

I have Korean and English as my input sources. The Korean language toggle key is set to shift + space, however that does nothing discernible. Opening ibus (ibus-setup) shows the next input method is ...
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Show keyboard layout image in Kubuntu

In Gnome and maybe other desktops one can see details of the selected keyboard so that the way in which one has to type specific / special characters becomes obvious. Is there a similar feature in ...
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Multi language input

I use more than two layouts, and in Windows I use shortcuts ctrl+1, ctrl+2, etc. for different languages. Is it possible to implement something like this in Ubuntu? I suppose that I can create my own ...
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Switching language by Alt + Shift after update from Ubuntu 22.04 beta to release is not working

Switching language settings made by Tweaks tool (gnome-tweak-tool) like described in accepted answer here. After performing update to release version by sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade ...
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Japanese input candidate window appears at the bottom after upgrading Ubuntu from 21.10 to 22.04

I upgraded from Ubuntu 21.10 to 22.04, and when typing in Japanese, the candidate dialog (for converting a word into kanji, or into something else) appears at the bottom of the screen instead of near ...
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Keyboard-layout changes on login screen - only after "manually" logging out

Weirdly, my keyboard layout changes from qwerty to qwertz on the login screen after logging out of a session. Which makes it a bit weird to enter a password that contains special characters. It's ...
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Input simplified Chinese

In my Ubuntu 20.04, I installed Simplified Chinese, and I can switch to Chinese IBus pinyin Chinese input. Most of the time, I think I can get the correct Chinese characters. However, recently I am ...
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How to install Chinese keyboard with IME suggestions?

I have Ubuntu Server 20.04.2 LTS VM on virtualbox. After trying multiple ways I am unable to have Chinese keyboard on vm. (I am using "ubuntu-20.04.2-live-server-amd64.iso" for my VM on ...
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input sources missing ubuntu "21.10"

I'm trying to install the Japanese keyboard and I've gone through basically all the steps required but when I accesed "Region & Language" the input source option wasn't there.
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Ubuntu 21.04 input switch shortcut

I was upgrading from 20.10 to 21.04 and during setup some prompt popped-out asking me for keyboard shortcut for input switch, and I have choosen (Left Shift + Left Ctrl), and now I can't find it ...
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Making fcitx work under Lubuntu 21.10

Following up on Making fcitx work under Lubuntu 18.04 I've got all the fcitx packages I believe: fcitx_1:4.2.9.8-3 fcitx-bin_1:4.2.9.8-3 fcitx-config-common_0.4.10-3 fcitx-config-gtk_0.4.10-3 ...
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How to edit a keyboard layout for a language in Xubuntu?

I want to edit the keyboard layout for the language Nepali. That's for fixing a weird inconvenience. The way the layout works is that every key is assigned a non aspirated Nepali consonant and by ...
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Is there a Google Input tools alternative for Ubuntu?

For typing non-English languages, the ubuntu keyboard does not provide auto suggestions like Google Input tools. There is only the phonetic typing option. Is there a good alternative which is as ...
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how define custom shortcut in ubuntu to change keyboard layout [duplicate]

in windows, shortcut to change keyboard layout is Alt+Shift. in previous versions of Ubuntu it was available to select this shortcut for changing layout. but in recent Ubuntu versions it is not ...
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How to enable Chinese input using on-screen keyboard in Ubuntu 18.04

I am using an Ubuntu machine as a Point-of-Sale system and would like to type Chinese characters using an on-screen keyboard. This way I can pack away my physical keyboard & mouse to have a clean ...
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Change keyboard layout with r_shift and r_alt in Lubuntu(LXQt)

I want change my keyboard layout, like Windows with right Shift and right Alt. But now just can one time change. left Shift + left Alt is working but right Shift and right Alt work for one time. enter ...
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Typing zhuyin chinese transliteration symbols

I want to type zhuyin symbols. For example: ㄓㄨˋ ㄧㄣ The only ways I know to do this currently are: Via Cangjie IME [yyyxo yyyxw yyyyo yyyxv yyyyi] via http://www.sciweavers.org/i2type/zhuyin-keyboard ...
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How to solve "Could not install the full language support in Ubuntu 20.04 " and install Hindi and Tamil languages?

I got an error image like this: How do I install Hindi and Tamil languages? Are there any other steps to install these languages in Ubuntu 20.04?
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Prevent Alt from triggering global menu

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS. Two times out of three when I'm trying to switch a language using Alt+Shift the window's global menu opens instead. I don't ever use the Alt key to access the window's ...
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Changing input language does not work while entering keyring password

On startup, a keyring message pops up. Pressing Super → Space does not change the language, instead of that, it adds spaces in the password text field. If the language used in the password is ...
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How can I type Korean Yethangul on Ubuntu?

currently I have an Fcitx setup where I can easily switch between IBus Pinyin Chinese, Google Japanese Input, and Korean Hangul input. However, I want to be able to type Yethangul, which are old ...
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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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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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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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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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