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English US Intl keyboard not working

I installed US Intl keyboard, with dead keys. This is on Ubuntu 18.04, packages are up to date. However, whenever I type `a, I expect that this would be converted to á. However it doesn't do it. I ...
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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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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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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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Gtk and IM conflict?

Fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04. I am getting the following error for some programs when the GUI tries to let me choose a path to open or save files (i.e., after clicking Open... or Save as...) What do ...
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Ubuntu does not remember IME after unlocking

I have a Chinese (Intelligent Pinyin) IME, which I intend to use when I need to type Chinese. However, regardless of what my IME is when locking the computer, Ubuntu always switches to Chinese after ...
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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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[16.04]How to make Anthy (for japanese input) adapted to my azerty keyboard?

I found some tutorials but they have totally different options in the program so I think they are for old versions. I would like a way that is easy to do if possible please.
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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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Chinese input problem - Ubuntu 17.10

I am trying to make Chinese input work in Ubuntu 17.10. I installed the language but the input doesn't work. Current configuration for the input method: Active configuration: ibus (normally ...
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How to adjust databases of Chinese inputing method in Ubuntu?

It might be a problem faced by Chinese users. A couple of articles in Chinese Ubuntu online community suggest to download a larger database and replace the primitive database in usr/share/fcitx/pinyin ...
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Can I decide where iBus:s libpinyin suggestion window is placed?

I'm using iBus for Chinese pinyin input. The little top floating window with suggestions is placed in the lower part of the screen. Can I change it so that it instead always is displayed close to ...
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Can not type Japanese on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I'd like to know how to setup input mode for typing Japanese with my 109 Keyboard. It was not working with existing Japanese one in the input mode setting when I installed Ubuntu. So, Googled and I ...
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Active Pen support in Linux for HP X360

i have recently bought a HP Pavilion x360 14-ba017ng with only Windows atm, but i want to install a Linux Distribution on this notebook. My only concern is that this notebook has active pen, tablet ...
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Is this a bug in ubuntu 17.10 in input method? [duplicate]

I've reinstalled Ubuntu 17.10 three times to fix this problem. Every time I open input method, it shows this error.
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Can't find fcitx button on the top of the screen ---Ubuntu17.10

After updated ubuntu from 17.04 to 17.10 I installed fcitx to obtain Chinese Input method. But the strange thing is that I can no longer find fcitx icon where i can switch my input method and setup ...
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Remove anthy keyboard from text entry sources in Ubuntu 16.04

I installed the anthy keyboard for Japanese input, and now want to remove it, but it doesn't appear in the text entry sources list. But it still appears in the text entry sources in the upper right ...
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IME not loading… initially

I'm using 16.10; I just switched my IME system from IBus to fcitx. After a restart, fcitx doesn't load--I have to log out and back in to get it to load. After a fresh restart, im-config outputs this:...
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Ibus-Avro prints Arabic characters in Ubuntu 17.04 [duplicate]

I updated my Ubuntu to 17.04 today and now ibus-avro prints arabic characters. It was working fine before. I tried the bn to us trick as suggested on the website but that's of no use. It still prints ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 on Lenovo Miix-510 ideapad

I've installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Lenovo miix 510 ideapad. It's running well for the laptop. When I remove the keyboard to run the touchscreen as a notepad, the touchpad works, but I don't see a way ...
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Sogou Pinyin typing blank

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 and 14.04 in the company. we have a few computer that needs to be in Chinese input method and they prefer sogou pinyin. lately, i am having issues as the image below. can ...
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Type in Gujarati in Ubuntu 14.04.2

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 and I want to type in Gujarati. There are general ways showing the solution for Ubuntu 11.0 and above, but being new to Ubuntu, could not cop! Please help.... Thanks
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How do I toggle to katakana input from hiragana with fcitx-mozc text entry? (16.04)

I am using a Japanese 109-key keyboard. I can use the zenkaku (全角) toggle key to switch between romaji and hiragana input, but the katakana/hiragana/romaji (カタカナ・ひらがな・ローマ字) toggle key has no effect. (...
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Unity Panel, Fcitx English icon issue. Can I fix icon width?

iBus seems to be the default input method system for Ubuntu. But I have some problems with Mozc (Japanese input method) with iBus, so I chose to install Fcitx instead. The input methods are working ...
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How to write devanagari letter 'dnya'?

I am trying to write Devanagari letter dnya which is in word "dnyan"(ज्ञान) means knowledge. Ex. संत ज्ञानेश्वर (Saint Dnyaneshwar) I have installed both inscript and KaGaPa Phonetic(Devanagari) ...
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How to install Chinese input in English Ubuntu

I haven't found the right setting for Chinese input, IBus pinyin. If I want to write "ni hao" the correct alternative shows up after writing "nih" (as second alternative). But if I continue writing "...
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Cannot remove Mozc input method

Today, I tried to switch input methods using Super+Space, and it landed on mozc with a grey "Mo" icon. I cannot remove this input method in Text Entry Settings. Is there a fix for this bug?
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Bengali characters messed up in ubuntu terminal

I am running ubuntu 16.04. I can type in bengali in gedit on my system. But when I try to type bengali in terminal the output is messy like this: Bengali letters are copy-pasted from Google Bangla ...
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Changing input method (language) works in Unity but not in Mate

I use Ubuntu 16.04 in English and Hebrew, and keep it up to date. I started looking at alternate DE's and installed Mate. In Unity changing between the languages works either by pressing Alt + Shift ...
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Can't add accents in certain apps

In certain programs, I can't add accents. In most programs and packages, I just press ´, and then a, turning it to an á. In other packages it doesn't work: In Telegram Desktop it turns into an a ...
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Cannot input Vietnamese(Unikey)!

So here's the problem. I just installed Kubuntu 16.04 amd64 on my laptop. It just seems I can't input Vietnamese into any application although I've installed ibus-unikey, started it's daemon, ...
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How to switch between input-source modes through Terminal?

I have looked at the answers to the question How do I change keyboards from the command line?, however I have found that even though they indicate how to switch input-sources through Terminal, they do ...
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Fcitx “Extra key for trigger input method” changes back to default after restart

Using Ubuntu 15.10. Configuring input using the Input Method Configuration screen. Whenever I change Extra key for trigger input method it works for only that session. Once I restart the computer it ...
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How to add accents etc to letters using the “English (UK)” input source?

How can I use the "English (UK)" input source on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10 with GNOME 3.18 to add accents etc to letters?
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How to get Japanese Kanji characters as an input mode?

I am learning Japanese and I have found that after installing Japanese (Anthy) through the gnome-control-center that I have several input modes available to type with now under that, Hiragana, ...