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How do I created custom Shavian keycaps for onboard?

I am learning to use the Shavian phonemic alphabet for English. It is easy to handwrite but I want to create an onboard layout that shows: both unshifted and shifted characters on each keycap without ...
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How to get Sogou Pinyin IME work properly in Ubuntu 22.04?

After installing Ubuntu 22.04, I have trouble getting Sogou Pinyin IME work properly. The issue I'm facing is that the trigger key combination [Ctrl + Space] toggles the IME icon on and off in the ...
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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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Cedilla no longer working with US Intl. keyboard layout

I'm using Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS with the US Intl. keyboard layout, but when I type ', then c, I'm now getting a ć instead of the regular ç. How can I fix this?
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How to type numbers in Vietnamese standard input method (not Bamboo, not UniKey)?

I am wondering if anyone here knows how to use bizarre keyboard layout that comes together with standard input methods on Ubuntu-based systems. When I type: 1234567890-=\ I get: ăâêộ̀̉̃́đ-₫ and it's ...
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How to use fcitx in wslg on win11?

WSLg on Windows 11 can run Linux GUI. The writing method in Linux GUI (e.g. gedit) is different from the Windows input methods I installed fcitx, but there are several problems: the icon doesn't show ...
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Adding Traditional Chinese (Zhuyin) Keyboard input on Ubuntu 20.4

In input keyboards to choose from in settings, there see only 1 Chinese keyboard and it's a Pinyin one. In HK and Taiwan they use bopomofo (Zhuyin) and I'd like to have it. It's a phonetic alphabet ...
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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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Change Japanese(Anthy) Font in Gnome3

I'm trying to find a way to change the font used in Gnome3 when using the Japanese(Anthy) input method. I added Japanese(Anthy) as an Input Source under Settings -> Keyboard. I ran ibus-setup and ...
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Fixing fcitx-table-quick*

Description: fcitx-table-quick* IMEs are virtually unusable. You need to scroll through ~9 pages of characters just to get to a commonly used character and it has no phrases. To fix this, I want to ...
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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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What is shortcut for change keyboard layout on lubuntu?

I have installed lubuntu 21.04 on my system. Also, I have added another keyboard layout to enter text in a language other than English-US. Now I need to find with shortcut to use to switch between ...
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How do I edit / add fcitx5 input method icon (in Xfce)? I can see that Mozc and Pinyin have icons

I can see that there are multiple files in /usr/share/fcitx5/inputmethod including mozc.conf and pinyin.conf doing this. However, how do I set icon for Keyboard - Thai? Also, I want colored icon for ...
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Where are GTK_IM_MODULE and GTK_MODULES set?

When starting Eclipse for the first time in my Ubuntu 20.04, I got a warning (which actually seem to be 2 warnings) ***WARNING: Detected: GTK_IM_MODULE=xim. This input method is unsupported and can ...
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“Emoji Choice” popup (Ctrl-Shift-E) stopped working in 20.10

In previous versions of Ubuntu, one could press Ctrl-Shift-E in any text input area to activate the “Emoji Choice” popup – see, for example, these answers to “What does [Ctrl] + [Shift] + [e] do, ...
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What edition(s) of wubi input method do the various wubi packages in Ubuntu implement?

I'm talking about packages that provide the wubi (五筆) input method for the Chinese language, not the "Windows-based Ubuntu Installer". I see that there are at least these packages that ...
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tmux copy mode not working in ubuntu16.04

I want to copy the stdout in my tmux terminal, and I can't use mouse to copy because it will select to the other pane which I don't want it. I goolge 'tmux copy' and found the solution as below : ...
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Japanese input suddenly broken

I'm a Japanese student, and have previously been using Japanese input on Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS. It was working fine until yesterday, and stopped working earlier today when I rebooted. Symptoms Selecting ...
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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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Is it possible to configure dead key in XKB keyboard?

Unlike Compose key, I want to set any character as a dead key. It generates a third character after pressing a specific key after the dead key. This dead key feature is available in ibus-m17n, but I ...
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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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Custome keyboard disappeared upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04

I had a custom keyboard layout (having an Italian keyboard but typing often in Polish I needed a keyboard with Polish letters but with Italian configuration of punctuation). I just upgraded from ...
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im-config ubuntu. pls explain what all that means?

i can't find any talk on im-config all over youtube or internet. apparently it is a field that is very left unattended. the words in it are so confusing to meaningless to me. i have i have these ...
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Why does my lockscreen still use UK layout despite I've set my input to be US specifically? Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS

Since, I've (@) used in my password. I've to use (shift + ") to get '@' while on lockscreeen whereas as I'm logged in I've to use (shift + 2) for '@' which is fair.
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How can I create a script that prompts a user for a response with a visual countdown timeout?

I see this sort of behavior many scripts, where the script displays multiple options for the user (or often the case y/N) and waits for the user to make their selection by pressing a key and then ...
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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 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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Kubuntu 16.04 ibus does not change language with Alt+Shift

Because I needed Anthy I enabled ibus and anthy input method on Kubuntu 16.04LTS: And as seen in screenshot I use the Alt+Shift in order to change the input method. I also disabled the layouts ...
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Japanese input stopped working for QT applications in 18.04

I'm using Anki to create flash cards for Japanese words. It worked last time I've checked, but now it doesn't even if I set input mode to hiragana. I've followed instructions in this question, but to ...
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Lubuntu - changing input, adding shortcuts to quicklaunch

So after a few years with GNOME, I decided to move to LXDE, and installed Lubuntu on my Laptop. I'm using two languages on my keyboard. How do I change the keyboard to toggle between them? I've ...
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Chinese Input Stopped working in ubuntu 18.04LTE

I had Chinese input with IBUS working for a long time. Recently the Chinese input started having some problems. When the problem occurred a week or two weeks ago, the input method works, shows the ...
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Hindi display of words such as “pra” “gra” in Kate (or other lightweight text editor)

I have the following problem: Hindi display of words such as “pra” “gra” which has been answered for Libreoffice, in the question below: Hindi display of words such as "pra" "gra&...
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After I installed python3.7.1, the input method stops working. What's the matter?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 bionic. Yesterday I built python 3.7.1 from source and sudo make install. The process didn't end successfully and had some problems with lsb_release. I guessed it is because ...
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How to choose input method on Kubuntu 18.04?

I have a new fresh Kubuntu installation. I have used Linux Mint and Ubuntu before, those OS have GUI settings for input method, where I can choose ibus or fcitx and type Vietnamese (my language, we ...
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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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Chinese input doesn't work outside "Activities system search" (super key) on Ubuntu 18.04

I use Ibus and both Chinese (Pinyin) and Chinese (Chewing), but it seems not working outside "Activities system search" (super key). When I want to type Chinese chars outside "Activities system search"...
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How to get "Korean Hangul"?

I have just upgraded to 18.04.1. I need to type in Korean Hangul script, which on 16.04 was straightforward. But the two language options in 18.04.1 in "Language and Region" from the settings menu ...
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Chinese input no longer working

I have been mucking about when I installed Chinese input in Ubuntu 18.04. I switched a few times between fcitx and ibus, liking neither, and ended up settling on fcitx anyway. A few months later, ...
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Selecting a number does not always return a Chinese character with ibus pinyin

I use Intelligent Pinyin Keyboard1 with ibus in Ubuntu to input Chinese characters into my document. The input-method is designed in such a way that one types the pinyin associated with a character, ...
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Anthy (uim) doesn't convert anything?

Anthy, the Japanese input method, doesn't convert anything. That is, I can't type any katakana or kanji. I'm using uim, and I set "begin conversion" hotkey as Space Bar. I tried converting "はんどる" to ...
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Compose key doesn't work in 18.04

I set Compose Key as CapsLock in Tweaks. It was fine until 17.10, but since I upgraded Ubuntu into 18.04, Compose Key doesn't work. I've installed uim and set it as default input method, and made ~/....
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Keyboard input is not working in 18.04

Keyboard input is not working in 18.04. It always works till I unlock - type in password. After that it works only sporadically. A stop icon is also displayed sometimes over the screen. Why does ...
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How to use pinyin tone to filter the list of Chinese Characters with ibus?

I use Intelligent Pinyin Keyboard with ibus in Ubuntu to input Chinese characters into my document. The input-method is designed in such a way that one starts typing the characters that correspond to ...
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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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How to enable japanese input in Ubuntu Mate 18.04?

Not much to elaborate on my side: how can I enable japanese input on ubuntu mate 18.04? I tried adding japanese language support and restarting. But I still don't see any viable keyboard layout to add....
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How can I use chewing(zhuyin) input method?

I did install ibus-chewing bysudo apt-get install ibus-chewing, terminal told me it's been installed and is already the newest version, but I cannot find chewing in my input settings. How can I enable ...
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How to increase font size of preview options when using an input method?

I am using IBus for pinyin in Ubuntu 18.04 (Gnome), with the "intelligent pinyin" input method. The Chinese characters in the preview box are way too small and barely legible, i.e.: What I tried: ~...
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Gnome-terminal blinking cursor gone after changing input-method

I have just moved to Japan and I bought the "ATOK X3 for Linux" software to properly input Japanese characters. It is a marvelous piece of software that I was already using in Windows and I paid it a ...
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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 ...
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17.10 add Japanese input

Tried to add fcitx-mozc module to input Japanese on 17.10 apt install fcitx-mozc then set the input method to fcitx ▾ But for some reason "日本語 Mozc" does not appear in the Input Sources (Text Entry)...
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