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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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Fcitx can't find KCModule on Kubuntu, even though it's insalled

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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Loop log in and input language issue

This situation is embarrassing, I am in a loop when I try to log in Ubuntu, I log in successfully and then a black screen appears for one second and again the log in page appears and the loop repeats....
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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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Ubuntu18.04 black screen after installation two french input sources

My stable Ubuntu desktop crashed today after I configured two french input sources in GUI: Default French input source Macintosh French The crash happened when I switched input method to macintosh ...
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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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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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How to switch languages on login and lock screens?

I have configured Ctrl+Shift to switch languages in Ubuntu. Unfortunately, this combination doesn't work on neither login screen nor lock screens. How to switch languages on login and lock screens?
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Ubuntu MATE anthy: Installed fctix-anthy and enabled it via fctix configurator. But I cannot swich into it

Today I have installed ubuntu MATE 18.04 and I need to write into 3 language setups: Greek, english and Japaneese. For the japaneese input I use anthy thus I installed: sudo apt-get install fctix ...
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Keyboard layout stuck into CZ_german no english layout after update, restore into original EN_us and EL_Gr ones

After Update on Kubuntu 16.04LTS the keyboard layout has changed into CZ_german without any english layout. Thus I want to restore it into US,GR variant. Due to unexpected keyboard layout change I ...
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Keyboard layout changed unexpectedly

So I had initially set my keyboard to Switzerland (French- Macintosh) which worked almost on point (some commands did not correspond), but a few days ago, I woke up to a keyboard layout that was ...
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Language changes constantly in application input

Something in my Ubuntu 16.04 broke with my keyboard text input. In input fields of different programs (firefox, thunderbird, sublime), the keyboard input changes to something unknown the moment I use ...
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Unable to toggle between input methods using Fcitx

I'm using fcitx for system input and I have more than one language installed. I cannot toggle between different languages with the correct hot key. Explicitly clicking the "input method" in the drop ...
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What 3rd party app do I need to install to make Ctrl+Shift switch input language? [duplicate]

I can not make Ctrl+Shift switch input language. What do I do? The app that adjust hot keys don't react when I press Ctrl+Shift. Please help!
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Modeless/stateless layout language switching with Caps Lock, again (18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver)

This has been asked countless times, so I'll try to be brief. I have two input layouts, Ukrainian and English, and want: to use Caps Lock for fast switching; not have any delays imposed, I'm a fast ...
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Different keyboard layouts with different languages 18.10

I want to use Dvorak for English and Qwerty for Chinese/Japanese. I can get Japanese input to work but it's still under the Dvorak layout. Any help would be much appreciated.
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Why can't I see my chosen language? [duplicate]

My chosen language is English (UK). It keeps turning down from time to time.
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Switching from input language to input language [duplicate]

What do I have to do to switch from writing in one language (such as English) to another (such as French) on Lubuntu 18.04.1 LTS? I use French and I need to use Arabic.
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why all Arabic regional formats uses US numerals

As language source is set to Arabic system should output ٠ ١ ٢ ٣ instead of 0 1 2 3, noting that my regional formats are set to Arabic (jordan)
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Sougou Chinese Input loses settings after reboot

I followed some tutorials to install the Sougou Chinese Input using Fcitx on my Ubuntu 16.04 (OS is in English). One of Sougou's default keyboard shortcut is to press shift to switch between Chinese ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 how to input Chinese tone marks? Hanyu pinyin is missing

I am trying to have the ability to input Chinese tones directly into text editor in Ubuntu 18.04. I have installed ibus-pinyin and ibus-m17n packages but I cannot find in Region&Language input ...
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How can I use a phonetic method to type Bulgarian on Ubuntu 18.10?

I'm using Ubuntu 18.10 on my laptop. My operating system was installed already on my computer and the only thing I needed to do was set my registration and set my region and language. Having done ...
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Quick insertion of down quotation marks

Is there an easy way to input these quotation marks on Linux: „“ ? On a Mac, there's a relatively easy compose shortcut, but I couldn't find a shortcut for Linux. There doesn't even seem to be a ...
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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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How can I restore lost AltGr keyboard entry functions?

This question pertains to an installation of Xubuntu 16.04.3 LTS with current kernel 4.4.0-116-generic x86_64. I am running a Lenovo laptop W530 and the keyboard is a German one (QWERTZU). Initial ...
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Problem with input language

I just tried to use Ubuntu 18.10. I have two input source languages, English and Greek. When i change to Greek i still write English. I did not had this issue with the other versions. Is it a bug?
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Can't type VietNamese in Visual Studio Code

I have a problem with my editor Visual Studio Code. I can't type any VietNamese word on it although i have fcitx-unikey or ibus-unikey installed and activated. I can solve this problem in Sublime Text ...
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Super + Space shows numbers on icons on Unity launcher instead of switching between languages

After I upgraded to 18.04 from 16.04, Super+Space started showing numbers on icons on unity launcher instead of switching between languages. How can I fix that? Keyboard -> Shortcuts -> Typing -> ...
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Can I Use Google Input tools to type Malayalam language? [duplicate]

I would like to install Google input tools in Ubuntu. How can I do that?
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Remember English keyboard layout in browser address bar (Ubuntu GNOME) [duplicate]

How to automatically prevent typing in browsers address bar for non English keyboard layout?
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Anthy how to find out what to type for a specific kana?

On Unity Ubuntu 16.04 I want to type づ instead of ず they are both pronounced as "zu" in romanji and I do not know how to type the different variation. Do you know what to type in order to display ...

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