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Questions tagged [input-language]

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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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Arabic keyboard layout on Dell Latitude E6440 not working

I am Using the Dell Latitude E6440 with Ubuntu and none of the Arabic layouts seem to match this layout, how do I get a layout the same as the one in the picture?
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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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Ibus + m17n Hindi/Sanskrit conjuncts with r [duplicate]

I have installed ibus with m17n (version 1.4.1-1), and all seems to work, apart for conjuncts with ra. I have tried using different fonts, and both hindi (hi-itrans) and sanskrit (sa-itrans), but ...
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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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Can't change keyboard layout using keyboard shortcuts on Ubuntu 18.04

I've recently started using Ubuntu 18.04 and I am facing a very obnoxious problem - there's no way of changing the keyboard layout with ANY keyboard shortcuts, system-wide, not just in a certain ...
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Configure fcitx input method and keyboard layout

I want to configure fcitx (sogou-pinyin) input method on Kubuntu 18.04. First I configured basic keyboard layouts. Shortcut for switching layout is Caps Lock. After that, I installed fcitx and ...
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Keyboard layout changes but when I type I still get the original layout

I have an Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS and I want to have a second keyboard (Persian) on it. I've installed Persian keyboard and it is configured as an input source. Now I can change the keyboard and when I ...
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Switching language and the subsequent input of capital letters [duplicate]

Previously, using Ubuntu 16, I pressed Alt+Shift to switch the language, let go of the Alt key, left my finger on the Shift button, and was then able to enter a capital letter. Now, in Ubuntu 18.04, ...
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Switch keyboard input language doesn't work

I need to make certain table in LibreOffice Calc but after I changed typing language (Settings -> Region and Language -> Add input source -> Serbian Cyrillic) the behavior is the same as before. I ...
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IBus XKB engine layouts don't work

I have IBus installed on Lubuntu 18.04.1 64-bit, and some languages work properly, while others just have the US English layout. The Hangul Korean input engine (ibus engine output hangul) works (al ...
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How to reconfigure keyboard input toggle shortcut

I have been trying to set a shortcut for changing between input languages and at some point a window popped up that asked me to set that shortcut. After that whenever I use that key to toggle it only ...
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Unable to type Hindi Vowels

Question is similar to one asked in the link below but in Ubuntu 16.04 (I had problem with updating to 18.04.1 so using 16.04) Hindi keyboard not working properly in Ubuntu In System Settings -> ...
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Tamil Phonetic keyboard not seen in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

With IBus installation I am not able to see the option of Tamil Phonetic keyboard in the options on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
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Is it possible to use the Greek keyboard layout in Scribus?

I typically have my keyboard set up to use multiple alphabets, toggling with alt+shift; I use American English and Greek most frequently, followed by occasionally Japanese with Anthy, and occasionally ...
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Mapping super key to input source switch in Ubuntu 18.04

I've been using Ubuntu for over 10 years now, and am very used to mapping the super key as my language (input) switch (instead of the current default, which is super+space). However, in Ubuntu 18.04 ...
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Configure keyboard shortcuts to CapsLock and Shift + CapsLock in 18.04 Bionic Beaver

I want to configure CapsLock to switch always to the English keyboard layout (input source), while Shift+CapsLock switches always to Russian [18.04] I've been using the setup described in the title ...
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Wrong keyboard layout during disk encryption passphrase entry

Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS In GNOME I have two keyboard layouts english and russian while system wide language is set to english. During OS installation I've set LUKS encription with a passphrase in english. ...
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super + space does not change language ubuntu 18.04 unity

I've upgraded from 16.04 -18.04, installed unity desktop and uninstalled gnome. But I am not able to change my input language with shortcut key Super+Space. On click of Super+Space it shows the ...
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Ubuntu Bionic - No Keyboard-Layout-Selector at Login-Screen

I have two computers running Ubuntu Bionic. On one of them there is no language- /keyboard-layout-selector at the login screen. What can I do to get it? Is there any configuration file for the login-...
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18.04 super+shift to change language

I am trying to use Super+Shift to change the language with no success on Ubuntu 18.04 with gnome-session-fallback I tried gnome tweaks but did not succeed. Any idea ?
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How can I add support for Swiss German input in 18.04? There was no option during installation

How can I install Swiss German keyboard support - I've only got the GERMAN keyboard. There was no choice of German Swiss during the installation (as there was in earlier versions).
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Cannot change a keyboard layout on the lock screen

I have two keyboard layouts installed in my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS + GNOME. Sometimes, after some idle period, my computer goes into a lock screen when the layout is the other than I need to type my ...
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Kubuntu 18.04 - Input language changed after update

Why on earth did my last update on Kubuntu 18.04 switch the input language back to English (Generic 104 Keyboard)? And why on earth are the keyboard layouts set to English (US) and Afghani??
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Problem changing kayboard language

I have Ubuntu 18.04. I cannot change my keyboard language. When I try with shortcut, nothing going on. When I try with clicking on the language and change it, the icon of the language changes, but ...
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How to write in Telugu language in Ubuntu without using Google input tools extension?

I have been using Ubuntu 16.04. I want to write in Telugu language in gedit or some other text editors. Somehow writing in the browser using google input tools extension and then copying whole text ...
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How to assign Caps Lock (first lang) and Shift+Caps Lock (second lang) in Ubuntu 18.04?

I want to change language layout via CapsLock for the first layout and Shift+CapsLock for the second layout. How can I do this? For example, I have two input sources in Settings → Region & ...
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Japanese default input mode

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 on my PC, I use Mozc to input Japanese. Its default input mode is direct input(input English), I need to change it to hirakana everytime after restarting PC. Can I make ...
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Korean (hangul) text entry not working Ubuntu 18.04

I just installed the newest LTS (18.04) and ran into this problem while setting it up. I need to be able to type in Korean (Hangul); I have been using Korean in 16.04 on two machines for the past few ...
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Does keyboard language affect login password?

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. This OS was installed with my machine's default keyboard AZERTY: Fr, that's the French keyboard. But I often prefer using QWERTY: En, so I often set it to that. But ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 with unity - Alt+Shift to switch keyboard language layout fails on resume from suspend

I have Ubuntu 18.04 but I installed unity with it. I have configured switching keyboard languages using ALT+SHIFT using the Text Entry Settings. However, whenever I restart the computer and the OS ...
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Language switching shortcut not working

I have the standard Super + Space shortcut for changing languages in Ubuntu 18.04, but pressing the combination does nothing. What could be wrong?
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How to use mozc-jp in budgie?

I know in normal ubuntu when you have mozc-jp installed you click on it in the top panel to change between hiragana and katakana etc but that icon doesn't exist on budgie so how do I do it thanks for ...
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Google IME for Japanese Ubuntu 18.04 (Budgie)

Hello I got Ubuntu Budgie 18.04 and I wanna have Japnese keyboard input. So is there a way to install Google IME on ubuntu?
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Ubuntu correcting 'za' to 'zæ' while typing

For some reason, after the latest update, whenever I type the z & a keys one after the other fast enough, that keystroke is converted to 'zæ'. The a gets changed to 'æ' which isn't even a ...
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Shortcut for switching input languages stops working after screen turns off

I've recently upgraded from ubuntu 16 to ubuntu 18. After the update, the shortcut super + space to switch input languages stopped working. It works again when I set it to something else then back to ...
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18.04 Mate switch language with “Alt+Shift” error

Following the solution provided in post Keyboard shortcut for switching between different keyboard layouts in Ubuntu Mate I get the "Error activating XKB configuration", see screenshot. Screenshot ...
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How to disable change language notification in ubuntu 18.04 GNOME?

Whenever I change language layout, this notification appears and after 3 seconds disappear and I do not want to see this notification.
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18.04 ctrl+shift to change language

Can I use Ctrl+Shift for changing languages? I can't set this hotkey for changing keyboard languages. At this moment Alt+Shift switch languages, but I can't see this hotkey in keyboard hotkeys list ...
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remove underlining in Lubuntu

I have updated my Lubuntu 16.04 LTS to Artful Aardvark. After updates I have this strange underlining happening when I type. It doesn't matter whether I type to the terminal or for example to the ...